System x3655 (7985-21x)
Network Server
IBM
01 Nov 2006
86732

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


Product Description
The IBM System x3655 provides you the confidence to deploy business applications that can help you get to market faster, build better products and better understand your customers. These applications require memory-intensive performance, and the x3655 delivers. With features such as dual-core processors, 16 available DIMMs with up to 64GB of DDR II memory and robust I/O, customers can configure to meet their needs. And IBM PowerExecutive™ delivers advanced control to help monitor power usage and achieve decreased infrastructure power and cooling costs. Grow your compute power without growing your data center. Keep it simple and protect your data with light path diagnostics, hot-swap and redundant components and the optional Remote Supervisor Adapter II SlimLine. With the x3655, leverage AMD Opteron™ performance and IBM reliability to help improve your competitiveness.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:1.0
BIOS:C2E122AUS - 1.00
CPU:2 AMD  Dual-Core Opteron™ Model 2212 2.0 GHz
RAM:8192 MB
Bus Type:PCI Express X16
3 PCI Express X8
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:Broadcom®  HT-1000 HyperTransport™ SystemI/O™ Controller , IDE
IBM  ServeRAID 8k , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:4 IBM  36.4GB 10K 2.5" SAS hot-swap HDD 26K5656 , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:LG  GCC-4244N , IDE
USB Floppy:Mitsumi
USB Keyboard:IBM
USB Mouse:IBM
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.0.16


Config Notes
Drives are in a RAID 5 configuration.

Referenced Bulletins
86708

Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Broadcom NetXtreme II Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (5706c)
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: bnx2.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 152008
Checksum: c7dd6fd2c779c203fccd5deeb10df394

Broadcom®  HT-1000 HyperTransport™ SystemI/O™ Controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: serverworks.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 26828
Checksum: 5f980a63a954d77530c5366e4ed31794

Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: sata_svw.ko
File Date: 20-Jun-2006File Size: 26308
Checksum: e6bd5afcd7e034ebf2f1a48f99de9da8

IBM  ServeRAID 8k
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: aacraid.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 82500
Checksum: a528ccae1367ad7323afa05c20d834f4

ATI®  ES1000

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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