Sun Fire x4500
Network Server
Sun Microsystems, Inc.
15 May 2007

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

Product Description
Please see

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:501-7102-04
CPU:2 AMD  Dual-Core Opteron™ model 885
Bus Type:2 64-bit/133MHz PCI-X
Video Adapter:ATI®  Integrated RAGE™ XL
Host Bus Adapter:NVIDIA®  NFORCE-CK804 , IDE
Marvell®  Integrated 88SX6081 8-port Serial-ATA II Storage Controller , Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Disk Drive:48 Sun  HDS7250SASUN500G , Serial ATA (SATA)
USB Keyboard:Sun Type VI
USB Mouse:Sun Type VI
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.0.16

Config Notes
The x4500 uses a Marvell SATA disk controller that requires a special driver that is not included in the OS distribution. The Supplemental CD containing the driver can be downloaded here:

Adapters and Drivers
ATI®  Integrated RAGE™ XL
Intel®  Intel® PRO/1000 MT Dual Port Server Adapter
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: e1000.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 176232
Checksum: b8763550baa5a7ddfb4ca13ea9c2d598

Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: amd74xx.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 40152
Checksum: 000bcae7c4d08cf2963c644fb6d086ca

Marvell®  Integrated 88SX6081 8-port Serial-ATA II Storage Controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mv_sata.ko
File Date: 01-Mar-2007File Size: 106007
Checksum: d2a6b68b8e3d3114c9abd3ee38015150

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:

For more information regarding the specific test configuration, please contact:

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