NovaScale 3045
Network Server
30 Nov 2006

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 9 for Intel® Itanium® Processor     Service Pack 3 for SUSE® SLES 9

Product Description
The Bull NovaScale 3045 completes the NovaScale Intensive range of servers and combines performance with density. It is particularly suited for applications that need higher computing power and scalability such as Business Intelligence and HPC (High Performance Computing) cluster nodes.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:HITACHI HBW01-CL04
CPU:4 Intel®  Itanium® 2 Processor 9050 1.60 GHz
Bus Type:2 PCI Express X8
2 PCI Express X16
2 64-bit PCI-X/133 MHz Hot Plug
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:LSI Logic®  LSISAS3442X , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH , IDE
Hard Disk Drive:2 Fujitsu  MAX3147RC , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Maxtor®  ATLAS 10K5 300 GB , Serial SCSI (SAS)
2 Fujitsu  MAX3073RC , Serial SCSI (SAS)
USB Keyboard:Tangtop Generic USBPS2 Keyboard
USB Mouse:Tangtop Generic USBPS2 Mouse
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.0.16

Config Notes
The Intel e1000.ko driver was updated for this system to be certified. The driver can be found at the following URL.

Adapters and Drivers
Intel®  Integrated 82563EB
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: e1000.ko
File Date: 13-Oct-2006File Size: 388224
Checksum: ad7e2f16b34719967feef8d57ae6af46

Intel®  Integrated 82551QM
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: e100.ko
File Date: 13-Dec-2005File Size: 150007
Checksum: 80451a357e2be8d78a9a0b51fda6078d

LSI Logic®  LSISAS3442X
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mptsas.ko
File Date: 13-Dec-2005File Size: 35204
Checksum: cb178ea8e7f406b5e45ccbfefa96c305

Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: PIIX IDE
File Date: 13-Dec-2005File Size: 3929281
Checksum: 0f94cad03d1a5bf0a5936edd49294599

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:

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