System x3850 (8864-2Rx)
Network Server
IBM
12 Jun 2007
89409

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for x86     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 7120N 3.0 GHz
RAM:16 GB
Bus Type:4 PCI Express X8
2 64-bit/266Mhz PCI-X V2
3 USB Ports
Serial
Video Adapter:ATI®  RADEON™ VE
Host Bus Adapter:ServerWorks  CSB-6 , IDE
IBM  ServeRAID 8i , Serial SCSI (SAS)
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
89213

Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Broadcom NetXtreme BCM5704 Gigabit
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 130252
Checksum: 741031df5d4e493187bd7b99d290bc74

ServerWorks  CSB-6
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: serverworks.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 27000
Checksum: e1b8259bc0e86045d44311e81f2ecf62

IBM  ServeRAID 8i
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: aacraid.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 84632
Checksum: 3d1f2e08cc5fd5cf4c8e93f6c9d8e09a

ATI®  RADEON™ VE
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
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