System x3550 (7978-4Hx)
Network Server
IBM
05 Feb 2007
87838

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  Open Enterprise Server     Support Pack 2 for Open Enterprise Server
  NetWare® 6.5     Support Pack 6 for NetWare® 6.5

Other Products:
  Novell iPrint/NDPS® 4.0    Novell® iManager 2.5 
  Novell iFolder® 2.1    GroupWise® 7 
  eDirectory™ 8.7    Apache2 Web Server 2.0 


Product Description
Designed for applications ranging from Web serving to workload consolidation and virtualization, the IBM System x3550 offers high-speed, dual-core and quad-core processors with blazing front-side bus speed. 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:GFE123AUS - 1.03
CPU:2 Intel®  Quad-Core Xeon® Processor X5355 2.66 GHz
RAM:8192 MB
Bus Type:2 PCI Express X8
Video Adapter:ATI®  Integrated RN50
Host Bus Adapter:IBM  ServeRAID 8k , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH , IDE
Hard Disk Drive:2 IBM  73.4GB 15K 3.5" SAS Hot-swap HDD , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:LG  GCC-4244N , IDE
USB Floppy:IBM
USB Keyboard:IBM
USB Mouse:IBM
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.0.16

Product File Specifications
PSM Driver:
File Name: ACPIDRV.PSMFile Version: 1.5
File Date: 18-Aug-2006File Size: 38154
Checksum:
File URL:

Config Notes
Drives are in a RAID 1 configuration.


Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Integrated BCM5708C NetXtreme II GbE controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: BX2.LAN
File Date: 28-Aug-2006File Size: 328460

IBM  ServeRAID 8k
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: AACRAID.HAM
File Date: 24-Apr-2006File Size: 88715
Checksum: -1

Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: IDEATA.HAM
File Date: 06-Jun-2006File Size: 104109
Checksum: 1

ATI®  Integrated RN50

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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