System x3850 (8864-4Rx)
Network Server
IBM
12 Jun 2007
89361

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for AMD64® & Intel® EM64T®     Service Pack 1 for SUSE® SLES 10

Other Products:
  Novell® Open Enterprise Server 2 


Product Description
The IBM System x3850 delivers outstanding performance, extremely low latency and high availability and manageability along with advanced, integrated technologies that help protect your IT investment. The x3850 is designed with IBM X3 Architecture, the third generation of mainframe-inspired IBM Enterprise X-Architecture Technology, and 64-bit Intel Xeon Processors MP. Driving mission-critical applications including Enterprise Resource Planning, database serving or custom-developed, Java™ technology-based applications like IBM WebSphere® software, the x3850 excels at performing transaction-intensive, back-office functions.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:1.0
BIOS:ZSE110AUS - 1.03
CPU:4 Intel®  Dual-Core Xeon® Processor 7140N 3.33 GHz
RAM:16 GB
Bus Type:2 64-bit/266Mhz PCI-X V2
4 PCI Express X8
3 USB Ports
Serial
Video Adapter:ATI®  RADEON™ VE
Host Bus Adapter:IBM  ServeRAID 8i , Serial SCSI (SAS)
ServerWorks  CSB-6 , IDE
Hard Disk Drive:6 IBM  26k5654 36.4GB 10K 2.5" SAS Hot-swap HDD , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:LG  GCC-4244N , IDE
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.1.0-0.28


Config Notes
Drives are in a RAID 5 configuration.

Referenced Bulletins
89212

Adapters and Drivers
ATI®  RADEON™ VE
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: radeon_dri.so
File Date: 20-Sep-2006File Size: 2178256

2 Broadcom®  Broadcom NetXtreme BCM5704 Gigabit
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 152216
Checksum: c8c42cc2c53bbc71d8f49ed6b1408cef

IBM  ServeRAID 8i
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: aacraid.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 110144
Checksum: 6e844c6e99a8c1fc111db3a8cfc506b3

ServerWorks  CSB-6
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: serverworks.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 29872
Checksum: 9d2480091845bec4b444d315f7aebb8e


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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