[LinuxBIOS] Is this system supported? SUN FIRE X4100

Lu, Yinghai yinghai.lu at amd.com
Mon Apr 10 18:34:46 CEST 2006

What OS are you going to use?

Things to be checked
1. settings for to make management card working
2. Is the LSI FW on BIOS flash or another separate flash?
3. Boot from SAS raid directly? We may need to use big IDE flash for using tiny kernel and kexec...


-----Original Message-----
From: linuxbios-bounces at linuxbios.org [mailto:linuxbios-bounces at linuxbios.org] On Behalf Of Frank Rust
Sent: Monday, April 10, 2006 12:42 AM
To: linuxbios at linuxbios.org
Subject: [LinuxBIOS] Is this system supported? SUN FIRE X4100

Is this one supported, or might become supported soon?
System SUN FIRE X4100

Mainboard manufacturer: (SUN?)
Processor: one or two Opteron or Opteron Dual Core
Chipset: AMD 8131, AMD 8111
IO: quad channel SAS raid (LSI SAS 1064)
Net: 2 dual 10/100/1000 Ethernet Controllers (Intel FW82546 GB NIC)
Video: ATI Rage XL
Floppy Disc, legacy Serial: SMSC LPC47B272 Super IO Controller
(additional: Management: Motorola MPC8248PowerPC Processor)

Supported OS: Solaris 10 x64, RedHat Enterprise Linux 3.0-4.0, SUSE 
Linux Enterprise Server 9, MS Windows Server 2003

(Documentation: white paper: 

Best regards,

Frank Rust, Technische Universität, Institut für Theoretische Informatik
Tel.: +49 531 391 9525               Postfach 3329, D-38023 Braunschweig
Fax.: +49 531 391 9529      Mühlenpfordtstr. 22-23, D-38106 Braunschweig

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