System x3850 (8863-3Sx)
Network Server
IBM
26 Oct 2006
86659

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 9 for AMD64® & Intel® EM64T®     Service Pack 3 for SUSE® SLES 9


Product Description
The IBM x3850 is the third-generation of IBM's leadership 3U rack-optimized high performance 4-socket server delivering an industry-leading combination of breakthrough x86 performance, enhanced mission-critical availability, and 64-bit compatibility to unlock competitive advantage in your application-serving tier. The x3850 is the first xSeries system designed with 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, collaboration or custom-developed, Java®-based applications like IBM WebSphere® software, the x3850 excels at performing transaction-intensive, traditional back-office functions

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:1.0
BIOS:ZUE147BUS
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  CSB-6 Ultra ATA-100 Integrated IDE RAID Controller , IDE
Hard Disk Drive:3 IBM  26K5697 36GB 15K 3.5" SAS Hot-Swap HDD , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:Panasonic  SR-8178-B , IDE
USB Floppy:IBM
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 5.0.11


Config Notes

Referenced Bulletins
83706

Adapters and Drivers
Broadcom®  Integrated BCM 5704 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 12-Dec-2005File Size: 138567
Checksum: fbeb76ab08929d9e115218e5e8859a02

IBM  ServeRAID 8i
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: aacraid.ko
File Date: 12-Dec-2005File Size: 109480
Checksum: ac19c4a8bb0a87ea07a082926fce95ed

ServerWorks  CSB-6 Ultra ATA-100 Integrated IDE RAID Controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: Serverworks IDE
File Date: 12-Dec-2005File Size: 1743905
Checksum: 15f089aa1f30cb1989ba2773e31794be

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

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