System x3850 (8863-EAx)
Network Server
IBM
12 Jun 2007
89401

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:ZUE165BUS - 1.11
CPU:4 Intel®  Xeon® 7020 2.66 GHz Dual-Core
RAM:6144 MB
Bus Type:6 64-bit/266Mhz PCI-X V2
Video Adapter:ATI®  Integrated RADEON® 7000-M
Host Bus Adapter:ServerWorks  CSB6 Ultra ATA-100 Integrated IDE RAID Controller , IDE
IBM  ServeRAID 8i , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:3 IBM  36.4GB 10K 2.5" SAS hot-swap HDD 26K5656 , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:Panasonic  SR-8178-B , IDE
USB Floppy:IBM
USB Keyboard:IBM
USB Mouse:IBM
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.1.0-0.25


Config Notes
#1. Drives are in a RAID 5 configuration.

Referenced Bulletins
89217

Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Integrated BCM 5704s Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 152216
Checksum: c8c42cc2c53bbc71d8f49ed6b1408cef

ServerWorks  CSB6 Ultra ATA-100 Integrated IDE RAID Controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: serverworks.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 29872
Checksum: 9d2480091845bec4b444d315f7aebb8e

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

ATI®  Integrated RADEON® 7000-M
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: radeon_dri.so
File Date: 20-Sep-2006File Size: 2178256


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
For support regarding this specific configuration, please visit:
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