System x3400 (7974-B2x)
Network Server
IBM
01 Nov 2007
92176

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

Product Description
The IBM System x3400 is an excellent low-cost solution for growing businesses or branch offices that rely on 24x7 availability and mission-critical applications. Optional features let you configure a server customized for your needs—from basic file-and-print to a robust, mission-critical application server—saving you time and money. For small organizations with big plans, the x3400 can grow with you. Deploy an infrastructure with less hardware that supports the same—or more—applications. Start with a basic configuration and add features and capacity to accommodate your growing business. For branch offices with demanding, complex data transactions, the x3400 offers dual-socket computing power and support for up to eight-core processor performance, making the x3400 an affordable yet robust system. Optional redundant features help maintain business-critical availability and uptime. Select configurations of the x3400 are part of the IBM Express Portfolio™ designed and priced to meet the needs of mid-sized businesses. Reliable and easy to manage, Express models/configurations vary by country.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Tower
Mother Board Revision:1.0
BIOS:SPE159AUS v1.59
CPU:2 Intel®  Quad-Core Xeon® Processor E5310 1.60 GHz
RAM:4 GB
Bus Type:2 64-bit/133MHz PCI-X
3 PCI Express X8
Parallel Port
2 Serial
4 USB Ports
32-bit/33MHz PCI
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH , IDE
IBM  ServeRAID 8k-L , Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Disk Drive:3 IBM  500 GB 7.2K SATA Simple-Swap HDD , Serial ATA (SATA)
CD/DVD:HLDS  GSA-H10N , 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
Drives were in a RAID 0 configuration.
Created a 1GB Boot partition for GRUB.

Referenced Bulletins
92168

Adapters and Drivers
Broadcom®  Intergrated BCM 5721Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 132256
Checksum: 3afb3945527575a70129e21f3fca8f43

Intel®  PRO/1000 PM (82571EB) Dual-Port Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: e1000.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 155384
Checksum: bdb3bc1f70b3bd8a431ccf2e74e7aeb7

Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: piix.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 20108
Checksum: 4ee8b97252093372a0bb5e14cac52678

IBM  ServeRAID 8k-L
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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