eServer BladeCenter HS40 Model 8839-41X
Network Server
07 Oct 2005

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  Novell® Linux Point of Service 9, Powered by SUSE® LINUX
  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® BladeCenter HS40 is an excellent platform for commerce, database, and ERP/CRM applications, as well next-generation network applications requiring high performance and scalability. These include control plane (VoIP/softswitch), and transport plane (I/O/gateways) as well as value-add, business support and operations support applications. It's also ideal for server consolidation, where simplification and collapsing datacenter complexity are a priority.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Blade Module
Mother Board Revision:1
CPU:4 Intel®  Xeon® MP 2.80 GHz
RAM:2048 MB
Bus Type:64-bit/100MHz PCI-X
Video Adapter:ATI®  ATI Radeon RV100 QY [Radeon 7000/VE]
Host Bus Adapter:ServerWorks  Grand Champion™ LE , UltraATA-100
Hard Disk Drive:2 IBM  71P7502 40GB EIDE HDD (5400 rpm) , UltraATA-100
USB Floppy:Teac FD-05PUB USB I/F
USB Keyboard:IBM PPC I/F
Test Kit:System Test Kit 4.2.6

Config Notes
SLES 9 - SP1: IDE Raid tested in this configuration.

Adapters and Drivers
Intel®  Integrated 82545GM Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Intel®  Integrated 82546 GB
ServerWorks  Grand Champion™ LE
ATI®  ATI Radeon RV100 QY [Radeon 7000/VE]

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