System x3850 (8863-EAx)
Network Server
IBM
09 Oct 2006
86393

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for x86


Product Description
The IBM System x3850 delivers outstanding performance, extremely low latency and high availability and manageability along with advanced, integrated technologies that help protect your IT investment. The x3850 is designed with IBM X3 Architecture, the third generation of mainframe-inspired IBM Enterprise X-Architecture Technology, and 64-bit Intel Xeon Processors MP. Driving mission-critical applications including Enterprise Resource Planning, database serving or custom-developed, Java™ technology-based applications like IBM WebSphere® software, the x3850 excels at performing transaction-intensive, back-office functions.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:1.0
BIOS:ZUE156AUS - 1.10
CPU:4 Intel®  Xeon® 7020 2.66 GHz Dual-Core
RAM:2048 MB
Bus Type:6 64-bit/266Mhz PCI-X V2
Video Adapter:ATI®  Integrated Radeon VE QY
Host Bus Adapter:IBM  ServeRAID 8i , Serial SCSI (SAS)
ServerWorks  CSB6 Ultra ATA-100 Integrated IDE RAID Controller , IDE
Hard Disk Drive:3 IBM  26k5654 36.4GB 10K 2.5" SAS Hot-swap HDD , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:Panasonic  SR-8178-B , IDE
USB Floppy:Mitsumi
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.0.16


Config Notes
Drives in RAID 5 configuration.

Referenced Bulletins
86268

Adapters and Drivers
Broadcom®  Integrated BCM 5704 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 106832
Checksum: b60f389df377eb293b5208c7bc5d8981

IBM  ServeRAID 8i
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: aacraid.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 69684
Checksum: 3110e4d567da56fb699c1b86e1d45e70

ServerWorks  CSB6 Ultra ATA-100 Integrated IDE RAID Controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: serverworks.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 14540

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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