eServer xSeries 346 (8840-25x)
Network Server
IBM
21 Dec 2006
87438

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

Virtual Machines (Guests OS):
2   SLES 10 for x86
    Arch:  32pae     Mode:  Paravirtualized

Product Description
The IBM eServer® xSeries® 346 delivers mission-critical performance and reliability for data-dense environments. New support for dual-core Intel Xeon Processors helps provide investment protection, outstanding performance and reliability through: Improved front-side bus speed with 800 MHz Intel Xeon Processors, Up to 16GB DDR II memory improves performance, Faster I/O speed with optional support for PCI-Express, a new standard for PCI adapters.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:1.0
BIOS:KPE137CUS - 1.12
CPU:4 Intel®  Xeon® 3.20 GHz
RAM:4096 MB
Bus Type:2 64-bit/100MHz PCI-X
2 64-bit/133MHz PCI-X
Video Adapter:ATI®  Integrated Radeon VE QY
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 82801EB (ICH5) , IDE
IBM  ServeRaid 7k , SCSI
Hard Disk Drive:3 IBM  06P5776 IBM 36.4GB 15K Ultra320 SCSI Hot-Swap SL HDD , SCSI
CD/DVD:IBM  HL-DT-STDVD-ROM GDR8082N , IDE
Floppy Type:1.44
USB Keyboard:IBM
USB Mouse:IBM
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.0.16


Config Notes
Drives are in a RAID 5 configuration.

Referenced Bulletins
87331

Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Intergrated BCM 5721Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 119748

Intel®  Integrated 82801EB (ICH5)
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: piix.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 19536

IBM  ServeRaid 7k
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ips.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 57548
Checksum: 8bbd3c43ac84ef407ea9fb56171da7fc

ATI®  Integrated Radeon VE QY

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
For support regarding this specific configuration, please visit:
www.ibm.com