System x3500 (7977-C2x)
Network Server
IBM
27 Jun 2007
90693

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  Open Enterprise Server     Support Pack 2 for Open Enterprise Server
  NetWare® 6.5     Support Pack 6 for NetWare® 6.5

Other Products:
  Novell® iManager 2.5    eDirectory™ 8.7 
  Novell iPrint/NDPS® 4.0    Novell iFolder® 2.1 
  GroupWise® 7    Apache2 Web Server 2.0 


Product Description
The IBM System x3500 delivers unprecedented performance and reliability for demanding distributed environments that rely on 24x7 availability of mission-critical applications. With up to eight-core processor performance at lower power consumption per core, the x3500 offers leading-edge capacity and high-speed I/O scalability. A long-life platform with 24-month availability, the x3500 minimizes deployment and support concerns. With the x3500 take advantage of virtualization. Deploy an infrastructure with less hardware that supports the same—or more—applications with lower hardware support costs.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Tower
Mother Board Revision:1.0
BIOS:SPE151AUS - 1.51
CPU:2 Intel®  Quad-Core Xeon® Processor E5320 1.86 GHz
RAM:16 GB
Bus Type:Serial
Parallel Port
4 USB Ports
32-bit/33MHz PCI
2 64-bit/133MHz PCI-X
2 PCI Express X8
PCI Express X4
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:IBM  ServeRAID 8k , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH , IDE
Hard Disk Drive:3 IBM  146GB 15K 3.5" SAS Hot-Swap HDD , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:HLDS  GSA-H10N , IDE
USB Floppy:IBM
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.1.0-0.24

Product File Specifications
PSM Driver:
File Name: ACPIDRV.PSMFile Version: 1.5
File Date: 18-Aug-2006File Size: 38154
Checksum:
File URL:

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

Referenced Bulletins
90641

Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Intergrated BCM 5721Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: B57.LAN
File Date: 30-Jun-2006File Size: 186163

IBM  ServeRAID 8k
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: AACRAID.HAM
File Date: 24-Apr-2006File Size: 88715
Checksum: -1

Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: IDEATA.HAM
File Date: 06-Jun-2006File Size: 104109
Checksum: 1

ATI®  ES1000
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: NW_Video
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 0


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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