HP xw8600 Workstation
Network Server
Hewlett Packard Company
26 Dec 2007

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 9 for x86     Service Pack 4 for SUSE® SLES 9

Product Description
Please see www.hp.com for more product details.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Mid Tower
Mother Board Revision:0A98h
BIOS:786F5 v01.01 10/25/2007
CPU:2 Intel®  Quad-Core Xeon® Processor E5430 2.66 GHz
Bus Type:64-bit/133MHz PCI-X
2 PCI Express X16
PCI Express X4
PCI Express X1
32-Bit PCI
8 USB Ports
Video Adapter:NVIDIA®  Quadro® NVS 290
Host Bus Adapter:LSI Logic®  LSISAS1068 PCI-X to 8-port 3 Gb/s SAS Controller , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH , Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Disk Drive:3 Seagate®  ST373455SS , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Seagate®  Barracuda 7200.10 ST380815AS , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Floppy Type:1.44
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.2.0-0.7

Config Notes
It was necessary to download and install the latest nVidia driver to pass the video tests: http://www.nvidia.com/object/unix.html

Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (5755)
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 10-Dec-2007File Size: 130316
Checksum: e620460853eaab0f92a1e9fe648b923b

LSI Logic®  LSISAS1068 PCI-X to 8-port 3 Gb/s SAS Controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mptsas.ko
File Date: 10-Dec-2007File Size: 29252
Checksum: 95542e5855e97844df8a10c4b8437495

Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ahci.ko
File Date: 10-Dec-2007File Size: 36620
Checksum: 4f194130f104a2a8a89621a3312db01c

Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: PIIX IDE
File Date: 10-Dec-2007File Size: 1686078
Checksum: 7a91773cbbf49fbfc609b84d5df89601

NVIDIA®  Quadro® NVS 290
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: nvidia_drv.so
File Date: 12-Dec-2007File Size: 1416736
Checksum: fec10d9668a565641fd07325ac3ac137

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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