System x3755 (8877-7RU)
Network Server
IBM
18 Sep 2007
91587

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

Other Products:
  Novell® Open Enterprise Server 2 


Product Description
* 4U rack-optimized system * Up to four AMD® Dual-Core Opteron™ processors Model 8224 (up to 3.2 GHz) * Integrated RAID-0, -1, -10 standard, (RAID-5 optional) * Features optional redundant power and redundant cooling * Seven I/O slots: 4 PCI-Express, 2-PCI-X and 1 HTx

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:2
BIOS:1.13
CPU:4 AMD  Dual-Core Opteron™ Model 8224 SE 3.2 GHz
RAM:64 GB
Bus Type:PCI Express X16
PCI Express X4
2 64-bit/133MHz PCI-X
2 PCI Express X8
Video Adapter:NVIDIA®  Quadro® FX 5600
Host Bus Adapter:Broadcom®  HT1000 Legacy IDE controller , IDE
IBM  ServeRAID 8k , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:4 IBM  146GB 15K 3.5" SAS Hot-Swap HDD , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:LG  GCC-4244N , IDE
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.1.0-0.28


Config Notes
SLES10-SP1 (x86_64): Proprietary video driver was used for FX 5600 video adapter. This driver is available on Nvidia repository: HTTP://download.nvidia.com/novell/sle10sp1


Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Integrated BCM5708S NetXtreme II GbE controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: bnx2.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 164232
Checksum: 90377266148d62053daf40e47504591a

Broadcom®  HT1000 Legacy IDE controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: serverworks.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 29872
Checksum: 9d2480091845bec4b444d315f7aebb8e

IBM  ServeRAID 8k
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: aacraid.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 110144
Checksum: 6e844c6e99a8c1fc111db3a8cfc506b3

NVIDIA®  Quadro® FX 5600
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: nvidia_drv.so
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 97448
Checksum: ea6abc5717fe41660a564fd30566775c


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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