Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for professional system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Is IBM x3690 has SR-IOV capability? If so - how to configure the BIOS to support it?

I used Google to search for an answer and reached this link: ftp://public.dhe.ibm.com/eserver/benchmarks/wp_SR-IOV_Red_Hat_111810.pdf

As I understand it supports SR-IOV but I couldn't find in in BIOS Settings.

Thanks

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

Support for SR-IOV is dependent on three things; systemboard chipset support, PCIe adapter support and OS support. IBM's eX5 chipset supports the protocol so if you pick an adapter and OS that support it too then you're good.

share|improve this answer
    
Further reading: blog.scottlowe.org/2009/12/02/what-is-sr-iov –  the-wabbit Feb 2 '12 at 10:52

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.