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Sun Server X2-4 (formerly Sun Fire X4470 M2)

Product Notes, Software Release 1.4.2

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1.  Sun Server X2-4 Product Notes

Sun Server X2-4 Name Change

Supported Operating Systems

Oracle Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel for Linux

Supported Firmware and Software

Supported Firmware in Software Releases

Supported Diagnostics

Firmware Updates

Supported Software

Supported Memory Configurations

Supported PCIe Cards

Quantity and Slot Restrictions

Minimum Firmware Revisions for PCIe Cards

Sun Flash Accelerator F20 PCIe Card Requirements

Card Placement and Cooling

ESM Replacement Interval

Internal Sun Storage 6Gb SAS PCIe RAID HBA Requirements

Sun Storage 10GbE FCoE PCIe Low Profile Dual Port CNA and OS Support

Resolved Issues

Known Open Issues

Hardware Known Issue

BIOS Known Issues

Oracle Solaris Known Issues

Oracle Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES), and Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Known Issues

Oracle VM Known Issue

Windows Known Issues

Oracle Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM) Known Issue

Oracle Hardware Installation Assistant Known Issues

2.  Getting Server Firmware and Software

Firmware and Software Updates

Firmware and Software Access Options

Available Software Release Packages

Accessing Firmware and Software

Download Firmware and Software Using My Oracle Support

Requesting Physical Media

Gathering Information for the Physical Media Request

Installing Updates

Installing Firmware

Installing Hardware Drivers and OS Tools

Supported Operating Systems

You can find the latest operating systems supported on the Sun Server X2-4 by going to the following web site and navigating to the Operating Systems page:

https://wikis.oracle.com/display/SystemsComm/Sun+Server+X2-4/

The following operating systems are supported for use with the Sun Server X2-4.

Software Release
Supported Operating Systems
1.4.2
Oracle Linux 6.5 and 5.10 (64-bit)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.5 and 5.10 (64-bit)

1.4.1
Oracle Linux 6.4 (64-bit) (available preinstalled)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.9 and 6.4 (64-bit)

1.4
Oracle Solaris 11.1 (available preinstalled)

VMware ESXi 5.1

Oracle Linux 5.9 (64-bit)

Oracle VM 3.2.1 (available preinstalled)

1.3.1
Oracle Solaris 11 11/11 SRU9.5
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.3 (64-bit)
Oracle VM 3.1.1
VMware ESXi 5.0 U1

1.3
Oracle Solaris 11 11/11
Oracle VM 3.0.3
Oracle VM 3.0.2
Oracle Linux 5.8 (64-bit)
Oracle Linux 6.2 (64-bit)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.8 (64-bit)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11 SP2

1.2
Oracle Solaris 10 8/11, 10 9/10
Oracle Solaris 11
Oracle VM 3.0.1
Oracle Linux 5.7 (64-bit)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.7 (64-bit)
VMware ESX/ESXi 4.1 U2
VMware ESXi 5.0

1.1
Oracle Solaris 11 Express
Oracle Linux 5.6, 6.0 and 6.1 (64-bit)
Oracle VM 2.2.2 (64-bit)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.6 and 6.1 (64-bit)
Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (64-bit)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 10 SP4 (64-bit)
VMware ESX/ESXi 4.1 U1

1.0
Oracle Solaris 10 8/11
Oracle Linux 5.5 (64-bit)
Oracle VM 2.2.1 (64-bit)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.5 and 6.0 (64-bit)
Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)
Windows Server 2008 SP2 (64-bit)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11 SP1

Oracle Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel for Linux

Release 2 and Release 3 of the Oracle Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel for Linux are supported in this release of the Sun Server X2-4 software.