System x3550 (7978-B9x)
Network Server
IBM
16 Jan 2008
95479

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  NetWare® 6.5     Support Pack 7 for NetWare® 6.5

Other Products:
  Novell® Open Enterprise Server 2 


Product Description
Designed for applications ranging from Web serving to workload consolidation and virtualization, the IBM System x3550 offers high-speed, dual-core and quad-core processors with blazing front-side bus speed. Optimized for exceptional application computing, the x3550 features a highly functional infrastructure that addresses more memory, lowers power consumption and provides dramatic systems performance increases. Standard integrated data protection with hardware RAID and 3.5" SAS hard disk drives keeps your data safe and readily available. Super-efficient network communication and hot-swap redundant power help keep your business humming at lower support costs.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:Pass 11 Planar
BIOS:GFE134CUS - 1.07
CPU:Intel®  Quad-Core Xeon® Processor X5450 3.0 GHz
RAM:4 GB
Bus Type:Serial
4 USB Ports
2 PCI Express X8
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:IBM  ServeRAID 8k-L , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH , IDE
Hard Disk Drive:2 IBM  26K5697 36GB 15K 3.5" SAS Hot-Swap HDD , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:Panasonic  UJDA770 , IDE
USB Floppy:IBM
USB Keyboard:IBM
USB Mouse:IBM
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.1.0-0.28

Product File Specifications
PSM Driver:
File Name: ACPIDRV.PSMFile Version: 1.5
File Date: 16-Jan-2007File Size: 38029
Checksum: 1.5
File URL:

Config Notes
#1. Drives are in a RAID 1 configuration.

Referenced Bulletins
95453

Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Integrated BCM5708C NetXtreme II GbE controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: BX2.LAN
File Date: 30-Apr-2007File Size: 329072
Checksum:

IBM  ServeRAID 8k-L
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: AACRAID.HAM
File Date: 24-Apr-2006File Size: 88715
Checksum:

Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: IDEATA.HAM
File Date: 05-May-2007File Size: 106728
Checksum:

ATI®  ES1000
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: NW_Video
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 0


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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