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Intel Xeon E5645 vs Intel Xeon E5620 [on hold]

Which setup is more powerful / has better performance? 1x Intel Xeon E5645 Hexa Core 2.40GHz 2x Intel Xeon E5620 QUAD Core 2.40GHz Use case: Server (Virtual Host) for virtualizing 3-5 linux ...
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IBM x3650 M3 Rackserver - What configuration for VMHost

I need a Server for hosting several virtual machines. I want to run 3-5 Linux systems (mostly Debian) VMs for webserver, database, GitLab, ldap and also a fileserver. I can choose between these two ...
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Intel S5520HC - onboard NICs U/S, but also an addon QP card?

All We have a server with an Intel S5520HC motherboard, two E5620 processors, 6x2GB memory modules and four 1TB hard drives in RAID 10 connected directly to the board. I'm trying to be as detailed ...
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Server S3000AH Intel bios update

I can not update bios. I go to BIOS F2 Server Managment - System Informationn Manufacture Intel Product Name S3000AH I downloading bios ...
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direct connect (back-to-back) two servers with 82599ES SFP+ NIC

I want to connect two linux-server directly without a switch, using two Intel based 82599ES X520-2 SFP+ cards. On both sides there are FTLX8571D3BCV-IT transceivers (1GB/10GB, SR). If I connect each ...
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Ports used for Intel vPro communication

I want to block all ports Intel vPro can use to communicate over the network. All I found was this PDF explaining that the ports Intel vPro uses are 16992-16995, 5900, 623, 664. I also read that ...
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Intel S3200SH sudden system freeze with Caps and Scroll Lock Blinking

I have a server based on Intel S3200SH board with Ubuntu Server 15.04 running on it. It ran 24/7 for a year and had no problems at all, but in a few recent days it started to freeze randomly when ...
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Does disabling VT-d and interrupt remapping break MSI-X?

So I have a Dell PowerEdge R610 server running Debian Jessie which according to some docs has a faulty chipset: https://www.novell.com/support/kb/doc.php?id=7014344 (Intel 5500 rev 13). The provided ...
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology (RST) 14.6 failed to start

After upgrading RST to version 14.6 (was something like 10.x) on Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard I got this errors (in Russian), no running service and no GUI can be opened from tray icon anymore: ...
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Intel 82599EB Not Working on Linux

I have just received my new X310 + Intel 82599EB. I cannot ping the device. If I connect the X310 to the 1Gb ethernet port of my host then everything works fine; If I connect the X310 to the 10Gb ...
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Precision T5810 Workstation and INTEL SSD Series 750

I'm trying to spec out a Precision T5810 Workstation and install a INTEL SSD Series 750 drive in it. According to the top rated review at ...
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Building Driver for Intel X710-da2 on FreeBSD [closed]

I am trying to build the network driver for Intel X710-da2, which can be downloaded here on FreeBSD 9.3. I followed the Intel README but nevertheless I retrieve the following compile error after ...
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Try to install intel cluster studio on centos, but skcript exiting with “binary operator expected”

I am trying to install intels cluster studio 2016 on my centos 7 system. When I try to execute the installation skript I get the following error. install.sh: line 331: [: /tmp/intel.pset ...
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Coexistence of Intel AMT and AMD DASH in SCCM 2012 R2

I'm wondering if it's possible to use Intel AMT and AMD DASH plug-ins in SCCM 2012 R2 to out of band manage clients? I've successfully implemented the Intel AMT plug-in, now I'm wondering if I can ...
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S5000PSL PCIe slots dead?

Summary: PCIe HBAs do not function in 2 out of 4 slots on board. Setup detail and previous steps: I have an Intel S5000PSL board currently populated with dual xeon CPUs and 32GB RAM (8x4GB). The ...
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Intel X540-T1 10GigE NIC works, but extremely slow, high latency on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have a new Intel X540-T1 network adapter. I installed the latest ixgbe-4.1.5 driver from Intel. The card is able to get an IP address from DHCP. However, viewing websites and installing packages ...
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Check IOMMU compatibility

My hardware (Intel i7-4770 + ASUS Sabertooth Z87) both claim to support VT-d, but right now I don't actually have a hypervisor installed and no guest systems to pass IO devices to, so the best I can ...
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Isn't setting “Number of RSS queues” to “1” pointless?

If I understand RSS (Receive Side Scaling) correctly, the src/dst IP+port combos of incoming UDP and TCP packets get hashed, and the packet gets distributed into the available RSS queues using that ...
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How to recover an Intel RAID 0 on a Rocks cluster distribution

We had a Rocks 5.5 distribution on our cluster and wanted to upgrade to 6.2. The "/export" partition was mounted on a Intel software RAID 0 array of 2 identical hard drives (HD) (/dev/sdb and ...
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+12v lower critical threshold asserted on Intel Blade Server

We have an Intel blade server that has 4 active blades. One of the blades completely turned off last week. Yesterday, the blade restarted itself.... Looking deeper into it, we are seeing an error, ...
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How to configure expander card RES2SV240 in an Intel Server Board S2600WT?

So, I'm trying to configure this expander card into my server. I have an Intel Server Board S2600WT in a R2312WTTYS case, which means I have a backplane in the front with 12 slots, and another ...
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Are the i40e and ixgbe drivers really used by our Intel NICs?

We recently got two QCT 2U4Node high-density servers. Each node is equipped with a XL710 dual 40G NIC with two QSPF+ ports and two QCT mezz cards that sport Intel 82599 and dual 10G SPF+ ports for a ...
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Intel RAID controller cannot open BIOS and doesn't recognize hard drives

I recently bought a second-hand Intel RAID controller (SRCSASLS4I) for my Ubuntu server setup (YunoHost actually). I connected 3 hard drives that had previously been used for a software RAID (I did ...
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Harpertown vs Sandy Bridge [duplicate]

I planning to upgrade one of my old harpertown based server to a new alternative but when I look at the comparison, this new one doesn't seem to be better at all, matter of fact if I look at the clock ...
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Intel server SC5300LX+SE7520BD2 won't boot after removing a second PSU

I have an intel server SC5300LX+SE7520BD2 with 1+1 redundant PSU (Delta electronics C46098-005). As one of the PSU had an amber led lightning, I decide to check the part-number and I did this by, ...
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how to read Intel Flow Director entries on the card in Linux

Is it possible to get active Intel Flow Director entries from a network card in Linux? The card uses i40e driver.
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Disabling bypass mode on Intel NICs

I'm trying to install PFSense on some decommissioned firewall gear. I've installed PFSense just fine, except for the two NICs are stuck in bypass mode. I don't see any options in the BIOS to edit ...
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ProLiant SE316M1 + Intel S3500 SSD + Smart Array P410 512MB. Battery (BBWC) needed? [duplicate]

I'm looking to replace our SQL Server: HP Proliant DL360 G4 2x 64-bit Intel Xeon 3.60 GHz, 1M Cache, 800 MHz FSB 4GB RAM DDR2 HP Smart Array 6i 2x 146GB SCSI 15K (RAID 1) With this: ...
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XenServer has two processor, but only one is visible

I have a pool of two identical HP DL 360 G7 (dual processor Intel Xeon X5650), with two processors installed (the BIOS show both), running XenServer 6.5. Intel says that this processor has six cores ...
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Bloomfield CPU without Intel VT-x

According to my research an Intel Bloomfield CPU (more specific: a i7-920) should support Intel VT-x technology ...
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Intel Core i7-950, Supermicro X8STi not using intel_pstate driver

In my server I am using an Intel Core i7-950 on a Supermicro X8STi motherboard. While the processor is working fine it, is not using the special Intel CPU driver called intel_pstate. Even though I set ...
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Installing GPU drivers on Intel S1200V3RPM - “Microsoft Basic Display Adapter (Low resolution)”

My new server has an Intel S1200V3RPM motherboard and a Xeon E3-1265L processor. I am running Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter. I downloaded and installed the latest drivers for the S1200V3RPM from ...
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Does Intel's FlowDirector work for multicast traffic?

FlowDirector works by sampling outgoing packets, and establishing a core<->flow association so that when packets come in, it can lookup which core to send it by way of the usual RSS 3 or 5-tuple. ...
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Super Micro Model 827-16 -> CentOS 6 RAID Controller driver

I have a Super Micro model 827-16 (part no: 6027TR-HTRF+) and need to get CentOS 6 installed. The problem is that I haven't been able to confirm if there are CentOS specific/supported RAID drivers ...
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Are 2Rx4 DDR2 ECC memories compatible with Intel Xeon on socket LGA771?

For my Intel Xeon L5420 (LGA771) I bought 24GB of DDR2 ECC Reg, 2Rx8, knowing that 2Rx4 are specific to AMD chipsets or, at least, the non-ECC ones are. However, this slick seller instead sent me ...
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Should I defrag RAID Array with SSD caching(Intel SRT)? [closed]

I have an SSD in system and a RAID 0 array with SSD caching turned on(Intel SRT or Intel Smart Response Tech.). Should i defrag it? Also have a problems with windows defragmentator. It detects my ...
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X5690 compatibility + HP DL360 G6

Does anybody know if the X5690 is compatible with the HP Proliant DL 360 G6? I got a pair of X5690s and a DL 360 G6 but i am unable to get any video signal. The fans spin up like crazy and that is ...
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Graphics drivers not working on Ubuntu 12.x or 14.x for Intel Server motherboard S1200v3RPS

I have installed Ubuntu 12.x on Intel S1200v3RPS server board with a Intel Xeon E3 1231 v3 processor. I cannot change the display resolution. Stuck on 1280x1024. xrandr displays "Failed to get size of ...
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What options are there to get a front panel for a 24-pin Front Panel header on a Intel Server Motherboard [closed]

How do I use third-party front panels to go with the 24-pin SSI-compliant front-panel connectors for Intel servers? I am trying to use some refurbished server chassis. The front control panel (one ...
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Intel USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller - Exceeded Number of Supported Devices?

I am working on a project which utilises 18 high-end DSLR cameras, connected to a PC via USB. During development the system was running USB2 will no problems whatsover but when we moved to a system ...
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Intel AMT KVM: Accessing Multiple Servers Behind One Public IP Address

I have to host multiple servers in a collocation center which is distant over 250 km. I need to have as good remote control over the servers as possible. In other words, I need to be able to access ...
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IBM server System X3550 M4 force CPU C1 state on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to adjust IBM System X to run 100% at C1 state due to business need even on idle state, after spent half hour trying to adjust everything on BIOS, CPU still stick on C6 on idle which is ...
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Is an ECC ram enabled GPU necessary for a server, or will a normal gpu work fine in a server?

Is it a requirement for a server to use ECC ram on a GPU while the normal CPU ram is ECC? Im thinking that instead of using a Quadro k6000 or AMD Firepro, we could use a GTX 980 or AMD r9 290...if ...
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Poor memory performance on intel avoton?

I have 12 of these supermicro A1SA2-2750F boards that I'm playing around with in order to compare them to Dell's C5220s but I'm seeing consistent poor memory performance. Just curious if anyone's ...
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Physical processor to virtual processor scaling

If I have a Windows Server 2012R2 with Hyper-V role installed, and the configuration is: 4 processors, Intel Xeon E5-4620v2 and each one is 8 cores/16 threads, can I utilize enough power for ...
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Best practice to disable SpeedStep for Hyper-V hosts?

I'm analyzing a problem where performance of CPU-bound workloads inside virtual machines often (not always) is way below what we would expect based on the underlying hardware. We're using Hyper-V on ...
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Dell R410 and X5690 wont boot

I have an R410 that we opened up to upgrade from 2 x E5520 to 2 x X5690. However after the upgrade network didnt work and we could not even get a monitor output. We tried swapping CPU positions and ...
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intel xeon e3 1231 v3 server load

I'm running a server with a single Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3 processor which is used as a virtual machine host (host OS is CentOS 7 and I'm using the KVM hypervisor via virt-manager). I created 4 virtual ...
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NUMA enabled but can't detect node

I have a Centos 6.4 (kernel 2.6.32) machine with 2x Intel X5670 (Westmere) in a SuperMicro X8DTG-D motherboard with 2.0a BIOS version. BIOS Settings for ACPI are: ACPI Aware O/S: Enabled APCI ...
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What does “disti 5 pack” mean in the context of Intel's server boards? [closed]

I've just ordered a motherboard for a new server I'm building. It's description says "INTEL DBS2600CP4 BOARD S2600CP4 DISTI 5 PACK BOARD". However, since I had previous issues with Amazon's ...