eServer xSeries 336 (8837-05x)
Network Server
22 Nov 2006

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

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® 2.80 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:Intel®  Integrated 82801EB (ICH5) , IDE
LSI Logic®  Integrated 53C1030 , SCSI
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
2 Broadcom®  Intergrated BCM 5721Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 119376
Checksum: ac78713bae64a254e97415bb6b9383a7

Intel®  Integrated 82801EB (ICH5)
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ata_piix.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 30032
Checksum: 64fdc6c99024eea46b44b8116affe8ed

LSI Logic®  Integrated 53C1030
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mptspi.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 36352
Checksum: 8d1e0b34fdc3c185a6b9e27bbbbf633e

ATI®  Integrated Radeon VE QY

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