System x3755 (8877-7RU)
Network Server
IBM
03 Oct 2007
91810

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):
  Windows 2003 Server R2
    Arch:  32     Mode:  Fully Virtualized   Support Pack:  Service Pack 2 for Windows 2003
  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

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:2
BIOS:1.13
CPU:4 AMD  Dual-Core Opteron™ Model 8224 SE 3.2 GHz
RAM:16384 MB
Bus Type:2 PCI Express X8
PCI Express X4
2 64-bit/133MHz PCI-X
PCI Express X16
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
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
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 to create block storage for VMs.

Referenced Bulletins
91554

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

Broadcom®  HT1000 Legacy IDE controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: serverworks.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 15172
Checksum: 6139c785c5a21e107e5fafd0d4f3d86d

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
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