eServer BladeCenter HS20 Model 8832-31Z (IDE)
Network Server
20 Sep 2005

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

Product Description
eServer BladeCenter HS20 Model 8832-31Z w/ 2 IDE disks

Tested Configuration:
Product/Model:eServer BladeCenter HS20 Model 8832-31Z (IDE)
CPU:2 Intel®  Xeon™ 3.06 GHz
Hard Disk Drive:Toshiba  MK4026GAX , UltraATA-100
Host Bus Adapter:LSI Logic®  MegaRAID ATA-133 IDE RAID Controller , UltraATA-133
Video Adapter:ATI®  RAGE™ XL
BIOS:v1.05 Build ID BSE118AUS, 04/19/04
Computer Type:Blade Module
Mother Board Revision:IBM proprietary
RAM:512 MB
USB Floppy:TEAC FD-05PUB (in Blade chassis)
Test Kit:System Test Kit 4.2.5

Config Notes
USB 2.0 Functionality NOT TESTED.
IDE RAID Functionality (megaide) NOT supported: use a more recent service pack for that.
NEEDED: Kernel parameter "barrier=off" to avoid hangs of reiserfs mounts.

Adapters and Drivers
AdapterDriver TypeFile NameDateSizeOS Version
Broadcom®  Broadcom BCM570X NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
LSI Logic®  MegaRAID ATA-133 IDE RAID Controller

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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