SGI® Altix® 4700
Network Server
16 Jul 2006

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for Intel® Itanium® Processor

Product Description SGI® Altix® 4700 Advantages include revolutionary standards-based design delivering versatile performance for the most demanding HPC workloads. The SGI® Altix® 4700 platform is comprised of modular blades - interchangeable compute, memory, I/O and special purpose blades for 'plug and solve' configuration flexibility. The innovative blade-to-NUMAlink™ architecture enables users to mix and match eight standardized blade choices, for perfect system right-sizing. The compact blade packaging of the Altix® 4700 rack also provides excellent performance density.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Blade Module
Mother Board Revision:rev a
BIOS:SGI SAL Version 1.5 rel060605 IP65 built 04:24:37 PM Jun 5, 2006
CPU:1024 Intel®  Itanium® 2 1.5 GHz
RAM:846 GB
Bus Type:3 64-bit PCI-X
2 64-bit/133MHz PCI-X
Host Bus Adapter:LSI Logic®  LSI SAS 1064 , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Silicon Image  SiI 0680 , IDE
Hard Disk Drive:Seagate®  Cheetah 15K.4 ST3146854LW , SCSI
CD/DVD:Matsushita  SR-8177 , IDE
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.0.3

Config Notes

Adapters and Drivers
LSI Logic®  LSI SAS 1064
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mptsas.ko
File Date: 06-Jun-2006File Size: 188344

Silicon Image  SiI 0680
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: siimage.ko
File Date: 06-Jun-2006File Size: 161464

2 Broadcom®  Broadcom NetXtreme BCM5704 Gigabit
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 06-Jun-2006File Size: 381832

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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