System x3655 (7985-51x)
Network Server
IBM
12 Jun 2007
90197

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 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:C2E127AUS - 1.01
CPU:2 AMD  Dual-Core Opteron™ Model 2218 2.6 GHz
RAM:6 GB
Bus Type:PCI Express X16
3 PCI Express X8
6 USB Ports
Serial
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:Broadcom®  HT-1000 HyperTransport™ SystemI/O™ Controller , IDE
IBM  ServeRAID 8k , Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Disk Drive:4 IBM  80GB SATA (3.00 gb/s) 7.2k Hot-Swap HDD , Serial ATA (SATA)
CD/DVD:LG  GCC-4244N , IDE
Floppy Type:NONE
USB Keyboard:IBM
USB Mouse:IBM
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.1.0-0.28


Config Notes
Drives are in a RAID 5 configuration.

Referenced Bulletins
89278

Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Broadcom NetXtreme II Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (5706c)
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: bnx2.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 164232
Checksum: 90377266148d62053daf40e47504591a

Broadcom®  HT-1000 HyperTransport™ SystemI/O™ Controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: serverworks.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 29872
Checksum: 9d2480091845bec4b444d315f7aebb8e

Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: sata_svw.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 30032
Checksum: c8b3b1b4e024615c83201c53f6e66733

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

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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