System x3550 (7978-42x)
Network Server
IBM
15 Nov 2006
86973

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


Product Description
Designed for applications ranging from Web serving to workload consolidation and virtualization, the IBM® System x3550 offers high-speed, dual-core processors with blazing 1333 MHz front-side bus. Optimized for exceptional application computing, the x3550 features a highly functional infrastructure that addresses more memory, lowers power consumption and provides dramatic systems performance increases. Standard integrated data protection with hardware RAID and 2.5" SAS hard disk drives keeps your data safe and readily available. Super-efficient network communication and hot-swap redundant power help keep your business humming at lower support costs.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:1.0
BIOS:GFE116AUS - 1.01
CPU:Intel®  Dual-Core Xeon® Processor 5130 2 GHz
RAM:2048 MB
Bus Type:2 PCI Express X8
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH , IDE
Hard Disk Drive:2 IBM  80GB SATA (7.2k) simple-swap HDD , Serial ATA (SATA)
CD/DVD:LG  GCC-4244N , IDE
USB Floppy:IBM
USB Keyboard:IBM
USB Mouse:IBM
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.0.16


Config Notes

Referenced Bulletins
86855

Adapters and Drivers
Broadcom®  Broadcom NetXtreme II Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (5708c)
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: bnx2.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 139592
Checksum: d5ff7c1cd4161a715acf4ee598117cbe

Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: piix.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 17528
Checksum: f679e53f8eccf505bcdd911c99e0bd85

Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ahci.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 23620
Checksum: a1e1b5d0463f3a2789ed5d6a3c70c2d0

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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