eServer xSeries 336 (8837-15x)
Network Server
20 Nov 2006

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

Product Description
The IBM eServer® xSeries® 336 offers superb performance for demanding Web and collaborative applications. Support for dual-core Intel Xeon Processors helps provide investment protection, better levels of performance and reliability. Intel Extended Memory 64 Technology provides outstanding performance by allowing operating systems and applications to physically address more memory. To take advantage of this, the x336 supports eight DIMM slots for a maximum of 16GB of DDR II memory. The x336 offers advanced features that help simplify systems management. An integrated service processor and optional Remote Service Adapter II SlimLine offer complete, in-band local and remote management capabilities. IBM Director software provides an easy-to-use interface to manage groups of systems together.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:1.0
BIOS:APE132AUS - 1.13
CPU:2 Intel®  Xeon® 3.0 GHz
RAM:8192 MB
Bus Type:64-bit/100MHz PCI-X
64-bit/133MHz PCI-X
Video Adapter:ATI®  Integrated Radeon VE QY
Host Bus Adapter:LSI Logic®  Integrated 53C1020 , SCSI
Intel®  Integrated 82801EB (ICH5) , IDE
Hard Disk Drive:2 IBM  32P0727 73GB 10K Ultra320 SCSI Hot-Swap SL HDD , SCSI
CD/DVD:Teac®  DV-18E , IDE
USB Floppy:IBM
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.0.16

Config Notes
Drives are in a RAID 1 configuration.

Referenced Bulletins

Adapters and Drivers
Broadcom®  Intergrated BCM 5721Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 140448
Checksum: f0884725d1e5609c21a1bf16848ff2e0

Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 140448
Checksum: f0884725d1e5609c21a1bf16848ff2e0

LSI Logic®  Integrated 53C1020
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mptspi.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 42448
Checksum: e7262e579191f086b3fb4d73addef10f

Intel®  Integrated 82801EB (ICH5)
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ata_piix.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 34768
Checksum: 6bee19102ae2b939109aa26cd28a61c8

ATI®  Integrated Radeon VE QY

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