PowerEdge is the name that Dell has given to its server product line.

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PowerEdge Server with a *single* x64 Opteron… bad idea?

I'm currently taking stock of our server before we add a new one. I wasn't involved in its purchase (before my time) but the more I learn about its specifications the more concerned I am. Note: ...
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How can I set a custom text on the LCD display on Dell PowerEdge servers

Does someone know a way of showing custom text there? Using the omconfig script from Dell does not work for me for some reason, but I don't want to install 80MB of Java and webserver and whatever ...
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Orange / Amber flashing light on a Dell Poweredge 2450 / 2550?

This morning, I noticed this light was flashing on the Dell PowerEdge 2450 and 2550 that we have in our rack - No warnings as far as i can see on screen... Any ideas as to what it might be?
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Dell PowerEdge: powersaving BIOS settings differences

I'm closing in on purchasing a Dell PowerEdge R710 rack server and am curious to know the difference between Dell's power saving bios setting and their performance bios setting. Should I be concerned ...
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Poweredge 2650 is it 64 bit capable?

I'm trying to figure out whether a poweredge 2650 server is 64 bit capable? It has 2xIntel xeon processors @ 3.2ghz L2:512kb L3:1MB I believe manufactured sometime in 2004. cat /proc/cpuinfo ...
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How to update X25-E SSD firmware in PowerEdge 2900 with PERC 5/i

How to update the X25-E SSD firmware in a Dell PowerEdge 2900 with aPERC 5/i RAID controller? In other words, how to make the two SSD's visible to a firmware boot disk as such, when the RAID ...
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Are there any tricks for installing a hot swap drive in a Poweredge 2900

I just bought a bought a couple of new drives from Dell for a Poweredge 2900 server. I installed them in the hot swap caddy and am attempting to install. My understanding is I can just remove the ...
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Does Dell Poweredge SC1425 need proprietary memory?

We have a Dell Poweredge SC1425 which we're trying to upgrade to serve as an emergency backup, and having no luck finding memory that works with it. The 2gb that's in there works fine - it's when we ...
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Poweredge 2650 RAC Card setup

I have a Poweredge 2650 with RAC 3.37 installed. Recently acquired the server and I have found some difficulty in setting up the RAC. On booting normally you can setup the IP, Gateway, Netmask and ...
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Dell OpenManage Server Administrator - doesn't display storage devices

I'm running CentOS 5 on a Dell PowerEdge R200. I have installed OpenManage Server Administrator specifically to monitor the HDDs (x2 250GB RAID1) in the machine and alert of any issues or failures. I ...
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Install 2.5" SSD drives into PowerEdge 2950

I have a PowerEdge 2950 (not III) rack-mounted server with a 3.5" SAS backplane. I'd like to put one or two Intel X25-M drives into it for hosting of a few virtual servers on faster disk. Can this be ...
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Are PERC 5/i RAID controller drivers available and easily installed on Ubuntu 9.04?

We are looking to migrate a Dell PowerEdge 1950 with PERC 5/i RAID controller from an aging Windows 2000 Server installation to a modern Linux distro, probably Ubuntu 9.04. I have come across some ...