eServer BladeCenter HS21 (8853-C4x)
Network Server
IBM
25 Sep 2007
91654

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:  32     Mode:  Fully Virtualized   Support Pack:  Service Pack 1 for SLES 10
  SLES 10 for x86
    Arch:  32pae     Mode:  Paravirtualized   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
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:2
BIOS:1.06
CPU:2 Intel®  Quad-Core Xeon® Processor X5365 3.0 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)
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 (i386): LVM was used for block storage for VMs.


Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Integrated BCM5708S NetXtreme II GbE controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: bnx2.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 142444
Checksum: 20120a49b8ac02c0b62608ca562bda2c

LSI Logic®  SAS1064E PCI-Express Fusion-MPT
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mptsas.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 36136
Checksum: 6dd8cd00c364614eb96f1da3e084f199

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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