IBM ThinkCentre A51 8122-52U
14 Dec 2005

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  Novell® Linux Desktop 9 for x86, Powered by SUSE® LINUX     Support Pack 2 for Novell® Linux Desktop 9

Product Description
ThinkCentre A51 8122-52U is a member of Lenovo's proven, mainstream desktop family. This A51 model includes the Intel 915G Core Chipset, DDR2 memory, and Intel Pentium 4 3.40 GHz Processor, and features Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900 and a DVD recordable drive. Lenovo A51 desktops - providing customers quality, affordability and choice for their PC needs.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Mini Tower
Mother Board Revision:1.1
BIOS:IBM 2FKT20AUS (09/07/2005)
CPU:Intel®  Pentium® 4 3.40 GHz
RAM:512 MB
Bus Type:6 USB Ports
2 32-Bit PCI
PCI Express X16
PCI Express X1
Parallel Port
Video Adapter:Intel®  82915G Express Chipset
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 82801FB ICH6 , Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Disk Drive:Western Digital®  WD800JD , Serial ATA (SATA)
Floppy Type:1.44
Test Kit:System Test Kit 4.2.6

Config Notes

Adapters and Drivers
AdapterDriver TypeFile NameDateSize
Broadcom®  Broadcom NetXtreme BCM5701 1000Base-SX
LAN Drivertg3.ko28-Jun-200598246
Intel®  Integrated 82801FB ICH6
HBA Driverata_piix.ko28-Jun-200517122

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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