Inspiron 531 / Athlon™ 64 5600+ X2 Dual Core 2.8 GHz
Dell Incorporated
05 Oct 2007

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Desktop 10 for x86     Service Pack 1 for SUSE® SLED 10

Product Description
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Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Mid Tower
Mother Board Revision:A00
CPU:AMD  Athlon™ 64 5600+ X2 Dual Core 2.8 GHz
Bus Type:2 32-Bit PCI
PCI Express X1
PCI Express X16
8 USB Ports
Video Adapter:NVIDIA®  GeForce™ 8600 GT
Desktop Effect Enabled:No
Power Management:No
Host Bus Adapter:NVIDIA®  MCP61 SATA Controller , Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Disk Drive:Hitachi GST  HDT72502 , Serial ATA (SATA)
TSST  TS-H493B , Serial ATA (SATA)
USB Floppy:Dell FD05-PUB
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.1.0-0.28

Config Notes
1) Desktop Effects: Graphics driver/adapter does not support desktop effects.
2) Power Management: System/Processor does not support dynamic frequency scaling.
3) Requires forcedeth.mcp61.ko driver v1.0 for the network adapter to work. This driver is available at

Adapters and Drivers
NVIDIA®  MCP61 Ethernet
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: forcedeth_mcp61.ko
File Date: 01-Oct-2007File Size: 30302
Checksum: faf54075cbd94b38e2e9f47af8c7f806

NVIDIA®  MCP61 SATA Controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: sata_nv.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 27568
Checksum: 6f69189de88eeaecfe6dd7162d7a2846

NVIDIA®  GeForce™ 8600 GT
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name:
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 18344
Checksum: a3732fb66f4e34f519b22dcbd74a35fb

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:

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