System x3655 (7985-61x)
Network Server
IBM
11 Sep 2007
91492

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for x86 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 x86
    Arch:  32pae     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
The IBM System x3655 provides you the confidence to deploy business applications that can help you get to market faster, build better products and better understand your customers. These applications require memory-intensive performance, and the x3655 delivers. With features such as dual-core processors, 16 available DIMMs with up to 64GB of DDR II memory and robust I/O, customers can configure to meet their needs. And IBM PowerExecutive™ delivers advanced control to help monitor power usage and achieve decreased infrastructure power and cooling costs. Grow your compute power without growing your data center. Keep it simple and protect your data with light path diagnostics, hot-swap and redundant components and the optional Remote Supervisor Adapter II SlimLine. With the x3655, leverage AMD Opteron™ performance and IBM reliability to help improve your competitiveness.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:1.0
BIOS:C2E128AUS v1.01
CPU:2 AMD  Dual-Core Opteron™ Model 2220 2.8 GHz
RAM:8 GB
Bus Type:PCI Express X16
4 USB Ports
Serial
3 PCI Express X8
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:Broadcom®  HT-1000 HyperTransport™ SystemI/O™ Controller , IDE
IBM  ServeRAID 8k , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:4 IBM  26k5654 36.4GB 10K 2.5" SAS Hot-swap HDD , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:LG  GCC-4244N , IDE
USB Keyboard:IBM
USB Mouse:IBM
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.1.0-0.28


Config Notes
Drives are in a RAID5 configuration.
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

Referenced Bulletins
91479

Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Broadcom NetXtreme II Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (5706c)
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: bnx2.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 142444
Checksum: 20120a49b8ac02c0b62608ca562bda2c

Broadcom®  HT-1000 HyperTransport™ SystemI/O™ Controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: serverworks.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 15172
Checksum: 6139c785c5a21e107e5fafd0d4f3d86d

Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: sata_svw.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 15024
Checksum: 4bda033a4c31633098a2382171e18d33

IBM  ServeRAID 8k
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: aacraid.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 80224
Checksum: 589f712ba58fabded8f375da535ddfcc

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