NovaScale B260
Network Server
BULL
24 Jan 2007
87690

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for AMD64® & Intel® EM64T®


Product Description
The NovaScale® B260 server enriches Bull's current 2-socket offer. This NovaScale Blade server supports dual-core Xeon processors, based on the new micro-processor architecture, for an optimized performance per watt. This third generation NovaScale Blade server, provides excellent scalability and upgrade path while preserving previous investments. It gets benefit from Bull NovaScale Master Management Suite for Blade Series which enables enterprises to lower the total cost of ownership.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Blade Module
Mother Board Revision:SBXD132
BIOS:BCEO12BUS-1.01
CPU:2 Intel®  Dual-Core Xeon® Processor 5150 2.66 GHz
RAM:8192 MB
Bus Type:PCI Express X1
Video Adapter:ATI®  Integrated RN50
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH , Serial ATA (SATA)
LSI Logic®  SAS1064E PCI-Express Fusion-MPT , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:2 Seagate®  ST936701SS , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:Quanta Storage Inc.  QSI SDR-083 , USB
USB Floppy:TEAC FD-05PUB
USB Keyboard:IBM HIDK/M
USB Mouse:IBM HIDK/M
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.0.16


Config Notes


Adapters and Drivers
Broadcom®  Broadcom NetXtreme II Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (5708S)
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: bnx2.ko
File Date: 04-Jul-2006File Size: 164256
Checksum: d1609d533c6c7a9bd56ffdf7c2a6cfd8

Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ata_piix.ko
File Date: 04-Jul-2006File Size: 34768
Checksum: 6bee19102ae2b939109aa26cd28a61c8

LSI Logic®  SAS1064E PCI-Express Fusion-MPT
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mptsas.ko
File Date: 04-Jul-2006File Size: 51224
Checksum: db2bfdc085b28a0c5ccef3a211662e70


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:

BULL
Rue Jean Jaures
LES Clayes-sous-bois   78340
FRANCE