eServer xSeries 226 Model 8648-2BU
Network Server
IBM
25 Aug 2005
81718

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  Open Enterprise Server
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 9 for x86     Service Pack 1 for SUSE® SLES 9

Other Products:
  Novell® iManager 2.5    Novell iPrint 5.0 
  Novell iFolder® 2.1    eDirectory™ 8.7 
  Apache2 Web Server 2.0 


Product Description
The IBM eServer xSeries 226 provides superb availability at a price that small and midsize businesses can afford. New support for 64-bit extensions through Intel Extended Memory 64 Technology helps protect investments for future growth. PCI-Express provides high-speed I/O enhancements to support 64-bit applications you may implement now or in the future.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Mid Tower
Mother Board Revision:#A123456789
BIOS:v1.48 04/07/05 PME148AUS
CPU:2 Intel®  Xeon® 3.20 GHz
RAM:512 MB
Bus Type:64-bit/133MHz PCI-X
2 64-bit/100MHz PCI-X
Video Adapter:ATI®  Integrated RADEON® 7000-M
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 82801ER (ICH5) , Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Disk Drive:2 Maxtor®  6Y250MO , Serial ATA (SATA)
CD/DVD:IBM  HL-DT-ST CD-ROM GCR-8482B , ATAPI
Floppy Type:1.44
Test Kit:System Test Kit 4.2.6


Config Notes
OES x86: System was tested in SATA Raid-1 configuration. This requires aarich driver update; refer to the following url: www.adaptec.com/ibm/downloads
OES x86: SATA raid configuration requires the following boot parameter for installation/operation: brokenmodules=ata_piix


Adapters and Drivers
Broadcom®  Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
Broadcom®  Intergrated BCM 5721Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Intel®  Integrated 82801ER (ICH5)
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: aarich.ko
File Date: 14-Jun-2005File Size: 370150

ATI®  Integrated RADEON® 7000-M

The term YES CERTIFIED applies only to the exact configuration documented in this bulletin. Components including LAN adapters, host bus adapters and other individually YES CERTIFIED components may be exchanged for other YES CERTIFIED components. For more information on swapping YES CERTIFIED components, please access the following web page:

http://developer.novell.com/devres/system/policy/exchange.htm

For more information regarding the specific test configuration, please contact:

IBM
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