System x3650 (7979-CAx)
Network Server
IBM
16 Feb 2007
88079

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  Open Enterprise Server     Support Pack 2 for Open Enterprise Server
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 9 for x86     Service Pack 3 for SUSE® SLES 9

Other Products:
  Novell® iManager 2.5    Novell iFolder® 2.1 
  Novell iPrint 5.0    eDirectory™ 8.7 
  Apache2 Web Server 2.0 


Product Description
For constrained data center environments, the IBM System x3650 offers unprecedented performance and reliability. Optimized for up to eight-core processor performance, the x3650 delivers rack-dense, dual-core or quad-core computing power, an impressive 12 DIMM memory design and super-efficient network communication. Scalable memory and I/O design satisfy high-speed processing and reliability requirements, while integrated RAID safeguards data. Hot-swap power and cooling with Calibrated Vectored Cooling and IBM PowerExecutive help keep your server cool. The result? Run multiple workloads on a two-socket server—without running out of IT funds.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:1.0
BIOS:GGE123AUS - 1.03
CPU:2 Intel®  Quad-Core Xeon® Processor E5320 1.86 GHz
RAM:4096 MB
Bus Type:4 PCI Express X8
Video Adapter:ATI®  Integrated RN50
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH , IDE
IBM  ServeRAID 8k , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:3 IBM  36.4GB 10K 2.5" SAS hot-swap HDD 26K5656 , 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


Config Notes
Drives are in a RAID 5 configuration.

Referenced Bulletins
87881

Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Broadcom NetXtreme II Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (5708c)
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: bnx2.ko
File Date: 12-Dec-2005File Size: 155456
Checksum: a5ad3d3b6af0b33c76da4129e97fb915

Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ata_piix.ko
File Date: 12-Dec-2005File Size: 29456
Checksum: 53ec425a96146e96aecaffa082766756

IBM  ServeRAID 8k
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: aacraid.ko
File Date: 12-Dec-2005File Size: 86117
Checksum: 45e62b4743bbf25cd32c5975ba2baa5e

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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