eServer xSeries 260 (8865-1Sx)
Network Server
IBM
13 Nov 2006
86862

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for AMD64® & Intel® EM64T® with XEN

Virtual Machines (Guests OS):
2   SLES 10 for AMD64 & EM64T
    Arch:  64     Mode:  Paravirtualized

Product Description
The IBM ® 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:Pedestal
Mother Board Revision:1.0
BIOS:ZUE156AUS
CPU:4 Intel®  Xeon® MP 3.16 GHz
RAM:4096 MB
Bus Type:6 64-bit/266Mhz PCI-X V2
Video Adapter:ATI®  Integrated Radeon VE QY
Host Bus Adapter:ServerWorks  CSB6 Ultra ATA-100 Integrated IDE RAID Controller , IDE
IBM  ServeRAID 8i , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:3 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 6.0.16


Config Notes
Drives are in a RAID 5 configuration.

Referenced Bulletins
86804

Adapters and Drivers
Broadcom®  Integrated BCM 5704 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 131096

Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 131096
Checksum: bd89576da0b4856864c4356d7d547cf9

ServerWorks  CSB6 Ultra ATA-100 Integrated IDE RAID Controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: serverworks.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 17544

IBM  ServeRAID 8i
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: aacraid.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 96408

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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