eServer xSeries 260 (8865-2Rx)
Network Server
IBM
13 Jul 2006
84443

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  Open Enterprise Server     Support Pack 2 for Open Enterprise Server
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 9 for x86     Service Pack 3 for SUSE® SLES 9

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


Product Description
The IBM eServer® xSeries® 260 represents a first-time extension of IBM's leadership Enterprise X-Architecture design into the 4-way tower market. Leveraging the same chipset and many mechanical features of the x366 and x460 servers, the x260 benefits from the same mainframe-inspired features of these high-end enterprise-class servers to deliver an industry-leading combination of breakthrough x86 performance, enhanced mission-critical availability, and 64-bit compatibility perfect for the ever-changing needs of today's small business.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Tower
Mother Board Revision:1.0
BIOS:zue136aus
CPU:4 Intel®  Xeon® MP 3.66 GHz
RAM:4096 MB
Bus Type:6 64-bit/266Mhz PCI-X V2
Video Adapter:ATI®  Integrated Radeon VE QY
Host Bus Adapter:Adaptec®  Integrated AIC-9410 , Serial SCSI (SAS)
ServerWorks  CSB6 Ultra ATA-100 Integrated IDE RAID Controller , IDE
Hard Disk Drive:IBM  73.4GB 15K 3.5" SAS Hot-swap HDD , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:IBM  HL-DT-ST CD-ROM GCR-8482B , IDE
Floppy Type:1.44
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 5.0.11


Config Notes
SLES9-SP3 (i386): adp94xx.ko is a driver update; refer to the following url: http://developer.novell.com/devres/storage/drivers/#Adaptec

Referenced Bulletins
83963

Adapters and Drivers
Broadcom®  Broadcom NetXtreme BCM5704 Gigabit
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 12-Dec-2005File Size: 124159

Adaptec®  Integrated AIC-9410
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: adp94xx.ko
File Date: 21-Feb-2006File Size: 307907
Checksum: 5d4569e6c01d5076af5b55314fcb9035

ServerWorks  CSB6 Ultra ATA-100 Integrated IDE RAID Controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: Serverworks IDE
File Date: 12-Dec-2005File Size: 1688207
Checksum: f849e3a831f27a6ed5a86f0c31a7115c

ATI®  Integrated Radeon VE QY

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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