eServer BladeCenter LS20 Model 8850
Network Server
IBM
06 Sep 2005
81784

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 9 for x86     Service Pack 2 for SUSE® SLES 9


Product Description
Powerful AMD-based blade server delivers new levels of flexibility and choice for your high performance computing applications. Designed to support the AMD Opteron™ family of single and dual core processors the LS20 blades are packed with features. When combined with the BladeCenter™ the LS20 delivers density without sacrificing processor performance or availability. For applications that are limited by memory performance the LS20 may bring sizeable performance gains.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Blade Module
Mother Board Revision:1
BIOS:1.04
CPU:2 AMD  Opteron™ model 252
RAM:2048 MB
Bus Type:64-bit/133MHz PCI-X
Video Adapter:ATI®  ATI Radeon RV100 QY [Radeon 7000/VE]
Host Bus Adapter:LSI Logic®  Integrated 53C1030 , Ultra320 SCSI
Hard Disk Drive:2 IBM  90P1312 36.4GB 10k ultra320 2.5" SFF NHS HDD , Ultra320 SCSI
CD/DVD:IBM  CRN-8245B USB I/F , USB
USB Floppy:IBM PPC I/F
USB Keyboard:IBM PPC I/F
USB Mouse:IBM PPC I/F
Test Kit:System Test Kit 4.2.6


Config Notes
SLES9-SP2 (x86): System requires the following kernel boot parameter for installation/operation: 'clock=pmtmr'
SLES9-SP2 (x86): System was tested in SCSI Raid 1 configuration.


Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Integrated BCM 5704 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
LSI Logic®  Integrated 53C1030
ATI®  ATI Radeon RV100 QY [Radeon 7000/VE]

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:

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