eServer BladeCenter HS21 (8853-C4x)
Network Server
IBM
07 Sep 2007
91462

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for AMD64® & Intel® EM64T® with XEN     Service Pack 1 for SUSE® SLES 10

Virtual Machines (Guests OS):
  SLES 10 for x86
    Arch:  32pae     Mode:  Paravirtualized   Support Pack:  Service Pack 1 for SLES 10
  SLES 10 for AMD64 & EM64T
    Arch:  64     Mode:  Fully Virtualized   Support Pack:  Service Pack 1 for SLES 10
  Windows 2003 Server R2
    Arch:  32     Mode:  Fully Virtualized   Support Pack:  Service Pack 2 for Windows 2003

Product Description
* Features up to two high-performance Dual-Core or Quad-Core Intel Xeon Processors * 1GB standard memory per blade * Two Gigabit Ethernet controllers standard, with load balancing and failover features, up to twelve Ethernet ports per blade optional

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Blade Module
Mother Board Revision:2
BIOS:1.05
CPU:2 Intel®  Quad-Core Xeon® Processor X5365 3.0 GHz
RAM:5132 MB
Bus Type:PCI Express X1
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:IBM  BladeCenter SFF Fiber Channel Expansion Card , FibreChannel
LSI Logic®  SAS1064E PCI-Express Fusion-MPT , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:IBM  36GB Non Hot-Swap 2.5" SFF SAS HDD , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Storage Area Network (SAN) Device:IBM  1742-1RU IBM TotalStorage FAStT 700 Stoage Server
CD/DVD:IBM  BladeCenter USB CD-ROM , USB
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.1.0-0.28


Config Notes
Windows Server 2003 R2 : Virtual Machine used the Virtual Machine Driver Pack (VMDP) which can be downloaded from the following URL: http://download.novell.com
SLES10-SP1 Xen(x86_64): FAStT 700 was used to provide LVM backed storage for VMs

Referenced Bulletins
91003

Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Integrated BCM5708S NetXtreme II GbE controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: bnx2.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 151008
Checksum: af71859591fa25d4382512497ff510d3

IBM  BladeCenter SFF Fiber Channel Expansion Card
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: qla2xxx.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 218672
Checksum: 720714178287fd5eb71c49b1ae56806f

LSI Logic®  SAS1064E PCI-Express Fusion-MPT
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mptsas.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 40896
Checksum: 3ccb32081eab5ea92a8b2116be5a4d5b

ATI®  ES1000
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: radeon_dri.so
File Date: 20-Sep-2006File Size: 2178256
Checksum: a4ebe7953fef8787e8a02230fd963802


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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