NovaScale R460
Network Server
04 Dec 2006

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
The Bull NovaScale R460 is designed to deliver scalable performance to small/medium businesses, remote workgroups, and service providers seeking Web application hosting or a network infrastructure server. Single-core, dual-core processors and chipset implement the 64-bit extension technology thus providing investment protection.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:MS-9172-01S 011
BIOS:Phoenix Technologies LTD 1.0.5S36
CPU:2 Intel®  Dual-Core Xeon® Processor 5160 3.00 GHz
RAM:8192 MB
Bus Type:PCI Express X8
64-bit/100MHz PCI-X
2 PCI Express X4
2 64-bit/66MHz PCI
Video Adapter:Matrox®  Millennium G200
Host Bus Adapter:LSI Logic®  LSISAS 1068 , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH , IDE
Hard Disk Drive:Hitachi GST  Ultrastar 15k147 , Serial SCSI (SAS)
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.

Referenced Bulletins

Adapters and Drivers
Intel®  Intel® PRO/1000 MT Dual Port Server Adapter
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: e1000.ko
File Date: 13-Oct-2006File Size: 162472
Checksum: 6e109e6b0c7c39dc6ac3154e66c6f9a8

LSI Logic®  LSISAS 1068
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mptsas.ko
File Date: 13-Dec-2005File Size: 28698
Checksum: 0e26c30d65f3719b6eeb570b25df424f

Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: PIIX IDE
File Date: 13-Dec-2005File Size: 1688207
Checksum: f849e3a831f27a6ed5a86f0c31a7115c

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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