System x3755 (8877-7RU)
Network Server
IBM
03 Oct 2007
91808

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  Open Enterprise Server     Support Pack 2 for Open Enterprise Server
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 9 for x86     Service Pack 3 for SUSE® SLES 9

Other Products:
  eDirectory™ 8.7    Novell® iManager 2.5 
  Novell iPrint 5.0    Novell iFolder® 2.1 
  Apache2 Web Server 2.0 


Product Description
* 4U rack-optimized system * Up to four AMD® Dual-Core Opteron™ processors Model 8224 (up to 3.20 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:1
BIOS:1.13
CPU:4 AMD  Dual-Core Opteron™ Model 8224 SE 3.2 GHz
RAM:32 GB
Bus Type:2 PCI Express X8
PCI Express X16
PCI Express X4
2 64-bit/133MHz PCI-X
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:IBM  ServeRAID 8k , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:4 IBM  146 GB 10K HS 3.5" SAS HDD , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:LG  GCC-4244N , IDE
Floppy Type:USB 1.44
USB Floppy:IBM FlashBuster
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.0.16


Config Notes
SLES9-SP3 (i386): aacraid driver update was used from IBM ServeRAID Support CD v8.30.
SLES9-SP3 (i386): bnx2 driver v1.4.36b is an update. Refer to the following url: http://forgeftp.novell.com/driver-process/pub/update/IBM/sle9/common/i386/update/SUSE-SLES/9/rpm/i586

Referenced Bulletins
86895

Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Integrated BCM5708C NetXtreme II GbE controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: bnx2.ko
File Date: 13-Oct-2006File Size: 155712
Checksum: c0ec97b1965c912a13d851957fda1966

IBM  ServeRAID 8k
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: aacraid.ko
File Date: 09-Mar-2006File Size: 113264
Checksum: 2e55f5ccaa90ad38759f536154f28092

ATI®  ES1000

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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