System x3655 (7985-51x)
Network Server
IBM
12 Jun 2007
89756

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 x3655 provides you the confidence to deploy business applications that can help you get to market faster, build better products and better understand your customers. These applications require memory-intensive performance, and the x3655 delivers. With features such as dual-core processors, 16 available DIMMs with up to 64GB of DDR II memory and robust I/O, customers can configure to meet their needs. And IBM PowerExecutive™ delivers advanced control to help monitor power usage and achieve decreased infrastructure power and cooling costs. Grow your compute power without growing your data center. Keep it simple and protect your data with light path diagnostics, hot-swap and redundant components and the optional Remote Supervisor Adapter II SlimLine. With the x3655, leverage AMD Opteron™ performance and IBM reliability to help improve your competitiveness.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:1.0
BIOS:C2E122AUS - 1.0
CPU:2 AMD  Dual-Core Opteron™ Model 2218 2.6 GHz
RAM:8 GB
Bus Type:PCI Express X16
3 PCI Express X8
Serial
4 USB Ports
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:Broadcom®  HT-1000 HyperTransport™ SystemI/O™ Controller , IDE
IBM  ServeRAID 8k , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:4 IBM  26k5654 36.4GB 10K 2.5" SAS Hot-swap HDD , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:LG  GCC-4244N , IDE
USB Keyboard:IBM
USB Mouse:IBM
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.1.0-0.24


Config Notes
Drives are in a RAID5 configuration.

Referenced Bulletins
89072

Adapters and Drivers
Broadcom®  Broadcom NetXtreme II Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (5706c)
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: bnx2.ko
File Date: 23-Apr-2007File Size: 149760
Checksum: 2937561e64be87275b88f0f12ddc9115

Broadcom®  HT-1000 HyperTransport™ SystemI/O™ Controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: serverworks.ko
File Date: 23-Apr-2007File Size: 27000
Checksum: 13ba6118cd5b9914b17a0ea4b026d276

Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: sata_svw.ko
File Date: 23-Apr-2007File Size: 26848
Checksum: 8f2c6d250cad396f1074c69db578893c

IBM  ServeRAID 8k
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: aacraid.ko
File Date: 23-Apr-2007File Size: 84632
Checksum: d91a9184241ec11a06d4f16cfdb60a9a

ATI®  ES1000
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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