eServer BladeCenter LS41 (7972-E2U)
Network Server
IBM
30 Aug 2007
91378

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for x86 with XEN

Virtual Machines (Guests OS):
2   SLES 10 for x86
    Arch:  32pae     Mode:  Paravirtualized

Product Description
* Features up to four high-performance, AMD Dual-Core Opteron processors * Up to two internal SAS hard disk drives * 2GB standard/64GB maximum memory per blade * Two TOE-enabled Gigabit Ethernet controllers standard, with load-balancing and failover features * Expansion capabilities for Fibre Channel, Ethernet, Myrinet and InfiniBand

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:1
BIOS:1.03
CPU:4 AMD  Dual-Core Opteron™ Model 8216 HE 2.4 GHz
RAM:6144 MB
Bus Type:64-bit/133MHz PCI-X
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:LSI Logic®  SAS1064 PCI-X Fusion-MPT , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:IBM  36GB Non Hot-Swap 2.5" SFF SAS HDD , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.1.0-0.28


Config Notes
SLES 10 (i386): Xen patchset 9763 was installed from support.novell.com
SLES 10 (i386): LVM was used to create block storage for Xen guests.
SLES 10 (i386): 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/i586

Referenced Bulletins
91335

Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Broadcom NetXtreme II Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (5706c)
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: bnx2.ko
File Date: 05-Dec-2006File Size: 141746
Checksum: eda40865783749389719357170dd70aa

LSI Logic®  SAS1064 PCI-X Fusion-MPT
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mptsas.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 33812
Checksum: 0a6d51f6242ca4639d974b01964110a0

ATI®  ES1000
Driver Type: System DriverFile Name: radeon_dri.so
File Date: 16-Jun-2006File Size: 2178256
Checksum: 344c69fb2a6a8889140a59c48ee53ebc


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
For support regarding this specific configuration, please visit:
www.ibm.com