SGI® Altix® XE240
Network Server
SGI
20 Nov 2006
87025

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
SGI® Altix® XE offers superior performance and energy efficiency at a breakthrough price point. The combination of the advanced Intel® Quad-Core Xeon® processor architecture, backed by SGI's industry-leading service and support provides customers with exceptional value in the SGI® Altix® XE platform.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:rev 8
BIOS:66
CPU:2 Intel®  Quad-Core Xeon® Processor E5330 2.13GHz
RAM:16000 MB
Bus Type:3 64-bit/133MHz PCI-X
2 PCI Express X4
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  Intel® Integrated 6321ESB ICH , IDE
Intel®  RAID Controller SROMBSAS18E , Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Disk Drive:2 Seagate®  ST3250823NS 250GB , Serial ATA (SATA)
Hitachi GST  HDT722525DLA380 SATA II Hard Disk Drive , Serial ATA (SATA)
CD/DVD:Teac®  DV-28E , IDE
Floppy Type:NONE
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.0.16


Config Notes
The Ethernet interfaces on the Altix® XE platform have an implementation of the Intel® e1000 chip that was not available when the SLES 9 Service Pack 3 update released. The Altix® XE system includes the SGI® Altix® XE Platform Update CD. This CD must be used with the driver update disk option during SLES 9 SP3 install. See README on the driver CD for detailed instructions.


Adapters and Drivers
Intel®  Intel(R) PRO/1000 EB Network Connection with I/O Acceleration
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: e1000.ko
File Date: 14-Aug-2006File Size: 198138
Checksum: 1d15216a0ca06dc61335a0a855872598

Intel®  Intel® Integrated 6321ESB ICH
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: PIIX IDE
File Date: 12-Dec-2005File Size: 1743905
Checksum: 15f089aa1f30cb1989ba2773e31794be

Intel®  RAID Controller SROMBSAS18E
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: megaraid_sas.ko
File Date: 12-Dec-2005File Size: 55223
Checksum: 34062a822d5d08a53abeef4196e7ebbe


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:

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