System x3550 (7978-45x)
Network Server
IBM
30 Nov 2006
87138

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:GFE117AUS - 1.02
CPU:Intel®  Dual-Core Xeon® Processor 5080 3.73 GHz
RAM:2048 MB
Bus Type:2 PCI Express X8
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH , IDE
IBM  ServeRAID 8k-L , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:2 IBM  36.4GB 10K 2.5" SAS hot-swap HDD 26K5656 , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:Panasonic  UJDA770 , IDE
USB Floppy:IBM
USB Keyboard:IBM
USB Mouse:IBM
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.0.16


Config Notes

Referenced Bulletins
87061

Adapters and Drivers
2 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

IBM  ServeRAID 8k-L
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: aacraid.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 69684
Checksum: 3110e4d567da56fb699c1b86e1d45e70

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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