eServer BladeCenter HS21 (8853-C2x)
Network Server
IBM
23 Aug 2007
91302

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for AMD64® & Intel® EM64T® with XEN

Virtual Machines (Guests OS):
2   SLES 10 for AMD64 & EM64T
    Arch:  64     Mode:  Paravirtualized

Product Description
Revolutionary blade form factor delivers flexibility and simplicity for the data center · Integrated System Management Processor, light path diagnostics, and Predictive Failure Analysis® combine to provide powerful management capabilities · IBM Director provides remote management from a single graphical console-helping simplify and automate IT and networking tasks · Easily add or change blades without disrupting the operation of other blades installed in the chassis

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Blade Module
Mother Board Revision:1
BIOS:1.05
CPU:2 Intel®  Quad-Core Xeon® Processor E5345 2.33 GHz
RAM:5120 MB
Bus Type:PCI Express X1
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:LSI Logic®  SAS1064E PCI-Express Fusion-MPT , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:2 IBM  36GB Non Hot-Swap 2.5" SFF SAS HDD , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:IBM  BladeCenter USB CD-ROM , USB
Floppy Type:USB 1.44
USB Floppy:IBM FlashBuster
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.0.16


Config Notes
SLES 10 (x86_64): bnx2 driver version 1.5.1c is required for Xen support. Update available at the following url: http://forgeftp.novell.com/driver-process/pub/update/Broadcom/sle10/ptf/common/x86_64
SLES 10 (x86_64): Xen patchset 9763 was installed from support.novell.com
SLES 10 (x86_64): LVM was used to create block storage for Xen guests.

Referenced Bulletins
88014

Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Integrated BCM5708C NetXtreme II GbE controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: bnx2.ko
File Date: 05-Dec-2006File Size: 150253
Checksum: 62266152ded32a6632a29bd9f35822e3

LSI Logic®  SAS1064E PCI-Express Fusion-MPT
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mptsas.ko
File Date: 04-Jul-2006File Size: 38936
Checksum: 2fe6dc331b9c7db8897c54cdc403be19

ATI®  ES1000

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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