System x3250 (4364-72x)
Network Server
IBM
20 Aug 2007
91207

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  Open Enterprise Server     Support Pack 2 for Open Enterprise Server
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 9 for x86     Service Pack 3 for SUSE® SLES 9

Other Products:
  eDirectory™ 8.7    Novell® iManager 2.6 
  Novell iFolder® 2.1    Novell iPrint 5.0 
  Apache2 Web Server 2.0 


Product Description
Designed for high-performance, quad-core and dual-core 64-bit processors, the x3250 can optimize performance of your Web and network infrastructure. For a performance boost, choose models with Intel® Xeon® or Intel Pentium® D processors, while those running less demanding applications may prefer the Intel Celeron® processor. Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) HDDs and PCI-Express ensure even greater integrated I/O performance and compatibility with next-generation devices for added long-term investment protection.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:1
BIOS:1.26
CPU:Intel®  Dual-Core Xeon® Processor 3070 2.66 GHz
RAM:8192 MB
Bus Type:PCI Express X8
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 82801GB ICH7 , IDE
IBM  ServeRAID 8k-L , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:4 IBM  36.4GB 10K 2.5" SAS hot-swap HDD 26K5656 , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:LG  GCC-4244N , IDE
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.1.0-0.28


Config Notes
SLES9-SP3 (i386): Update 2 CD was used for this configuration. Refer to the following url: https://you.novell.com/update/i386/update/SUSE-SLES/9/PTF/a0a3e9a72ca54c52ef70c2446c713685


Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Intergrated BCM 5721Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 05-Feb-2007File Size: 139472
Checksum: 6b6724cd5fc5adb2b5f062006648c30e

Intel®  Integrated 82801GB ICH7
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: PIIX IDE
File Date: 12-Dec-2005File Size: 1688207

IBM  ServeRAID 8k-L
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mptsas.ko
File Date: 05-Feb-2007File Size: 40791
Checksum: 89820e2e2bae08d514c0b03814cd82ca

ATI®  ES1000
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: radeon_dri.so
File Date: 02-Dec-2005File Size: 1744093
Checksum: 9f310d3b6b7b7ef3022e24e84c5875cb


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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