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ESXi 5.5, slow network speed when writing to guests

This is an issue that has been bugging me for a lot time with ESXi. I had the issue with my old Dell server (ESXi 5.0 and 5.5) and even with my new Dell T20 (ESXi 5.5). For the current issue at hand I ...
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Intel RAID Web Console 2 Utility for Linux

I upgraded Intel RWC2 console (RAID_Web_Console_2-2.64-00.noarch -> RAID_Web_Console_2-13.08.04-01.noarch) however I've noticed that MR_MONITOR is no longer available in the latest version so I'm not ...
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Intel VT enable but not found in xenserver

I have an IBM 206M with this CPU --> Intel Presler Pentium D 950 Socket LGA 775 P4D 3.4 Ghz 800Mhz FSB 4M Cache EM64T. It has Intel Virtualisation tecnology. But when i want to install xen server, the ...
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Intel SSB temperature sensor

I have an Intel server motherboard that is reporting an issue with the SSB temperature sensor. I have searched for the acronym but cannot find a definition. What does SSB stand for?
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Does installing more CPUs (Intel) than indicated by “Max CPU Configuration” prevent all cores from being used?

I am looking at a server that has 4 physical processors, the Intel documentation indicates they are 6 core processors but this WMI query WMIC CPU Get NumberOfCores, NumberOfLogicalProcessors ...
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Deleting Intel RAID 5 Volume Without Losing Data [closed]

I wish to stop using RAID 5 and return to a series of individual drives. How can I do this without losing the data? I'm using intel rapid storage technology
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USB drive not detected in Intel EFI shell

I must update an Intel S3420GPLC board. BIOS, BMC, FRU / SDR, the whole thing. Everything is pretty much automated in the Intel download. You're supposed to boot to the integrated EFI shell, mount ...
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SAS disk and intel motherboard

What kind of Cable shall I use to connect [ http://www.amazon.com/SAS-Enterprise-Hard-Drive-WD1001FYYG/dp/B0090UELTW ] and server board: http://ark.intel.com/products/56334/intel-server-board-s2600cp4 ...
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Enabling Disk Encryption on DC S 3700?

I have a server running Debian stable with two 100GB Intel DC S 3700 drives in a Linux MD RAID 1. According to Intel, these drives support 256-bit AES encryption and I would like to encrypt the data ...
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X9SCL-F and Celeron G470 compatibility

Just wanted to ask if somebody has experience with the combination of X9SCL-F and Celeron G470. I wanted to buy it, unfortunately a seller hasn't tested this combination, so he didn't want to sell ...
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IPMI on specific interface

I have this Intel server (S5400 board) with two NICs available for the OS. The first one is used publicly, the second is plugged into a management VPN. I'd like IPMI to occupy the second interface. I ...
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external mSAS expansion

I got two servers. One with a Intel RS2MB044 and one with an Adaptec ASR-51245, both got an external mSAS connector. I need to connect these tho servers together, basically to share the file system ...
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how does cache work on hyperthreaded Intel Xeon Processors

I am running some experiments on a research database on EC2 using a c1.xlarge instance. As far as I can tell, the c1.xlarge uses 8 hyper-threaded virtual CPUs. Amazon also says that this instance uses ...
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DDR3 10600 memory running at 533mhz

I bought a second hand hp dl160 g6 a year ago with 48GB configured in it. I discovered checking with cpu-z and doublechecked with speccy the memory runs at only 533Mhz. I checked the configuration ...
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eth and bridge take very long time to set state on (debian 7 + intel i210 gigabit network controller)

It takes almost 5 minutes for eth link to get into state UP after reboot in debian 7 x64. The problem is those drivers are not in standard kernel, I had to install them from source (igb-5.0.6.tar.gz ...
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Investigating a potential CPU failure

On a Ubuntu server that I am using for computations I have recently observed that some CPU extensive programs (GUROBI,CPLEX) often segfault. Being in correspondence with tech support of the ...
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Dell R510 can i go from E5620 to X5690

I have a Dell R510 used for a SQl server. Can I go from E5620 to X5690? They are both in the same Intel Xeon 5600 series. But the i did not know if a X (Performance) is interchangeable E ...
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Intel CPU microcode with Windows: which one is actually running?

I have installed a Microsoft Hotfix update from 2011 that rectifies something in mcupdate_GenuineIntel.dll. I also checked SiSoft Sandra to ensure that supplied in BIOS is latest, from 2013. My ...
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Dell T110 - Change Xeon E3-1240V2 for an i5-3330?

Guys i have a server with this Xeon E3-1240V2 which is underused. I have a i5-3330 on my desk and i would like to know if i can exchange both CPUs without a problem... Both are LGa1155 The main ...
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How common are Intel igb NIC drivers/cards, compared to Intel e1000, etc.?

I'm troubleshooting VMware ESXi host network and connectivity issues stemming from the use of Intel NICs who require the igb driver. The chipset is Intel Corporation 82576. VMware has a few ...
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How to improve Intel X520-DA2 10Gb NIC throughput without Jumbo packets

Here's what I have done so far: Using more Rx/Tx buffers boosts performance the most from defaults. I set RSS Queues to 4 on each adapter, and specified starting RSS CPU on the second port to ...
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Installing Adaptec 5405 RAID card HDD LED

I'm trying to install an Adaptec 5405 RAID card into an Intel 1RU server, and I need to figure out how to connect the existing SGPIO connector from the backplane, onto the card itself (at least I ...
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Manage Intel RAID in Windows

I have a box with Intel C600 Series Chipset SATA RAID Controller. Three RAID1 sets were configured at built time and Windows 2008 Server was installed on one of the RAID sets. The box has been ...
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Intel x520-DA2 Peer to peer connection not working

I have two Intel X520-DA2 that I am trying to connect together. I'm using Finisar FTLX1471D3BCV (10gb SFP) and 62.5 fiber. Both cards show a 10gb connect light but no traffic. Windows does not ...
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Intel Xeon server fan [closed]

I am building a server from scratch. I plan on using this box with this motherboard and this processor. Oddly, the processor specs say that it does not come with a fan. In general, are processor ...
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How to be sure a Motherboard supports Intel Active Management Technology (AMT)

I'm looking to build a light-weight rack-mounted Linux system, and I would love to be able to include some sort of remote management. At the very least, remote power on/off, and a little bit of fault ...
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Intel server board boot menu [closed]

I have a intel board SE7520BD2 with AMIBIOS 2003 with a raid controller SRCZCRX and I need to boot it from my pen drive. As I have problems in the RAID disks it already booted once from my usb, but I ...
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Linux onboard video drivers for Intel server board S1200BTL

Installed Ubuntu Server 13.04 64 bit on an Intel S1200BTL board. The official Intel cd came with a few Linux drivers, but the one for onboard video is missing. I am certain there is no hardware ...
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Login script not running as the NIC takes too long to initialise

We're just about to roll out a bunch of Lenovo T431s's but have an odd problem with the NICs on them. Basically (from reboot) they are taking too long to initialise (i.e. the blue "swirl" on the ...
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No “Trusted Execution” on Xeon E5540, what am I missing?

I seems the Xeon E5540 ticks all the "fun" boxes for Hyper-V (especially VT-d) on Windows Server 2012. The only one conspicuously missing is "Trusted Execution". I read the information on Wikipedia ...
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Enabling VMware EVC on Westmere E5645 CPU only accepts “Nehalem” mode

Take the following system, a Supermicro VMware ESXi host with Intel Westmere E5645 CPUs. Part of our deployment process is to set the appropriate Enhanced vMotion Capability (EVC) level for the ...
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Dropping Packets Randomly

I have a SuperMicro Server based on the X9DR3-LN4F+ motherboard from SuperMicro. Original intentions for the system were quite different from what it has ended up serving, but that happens. It is ...
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Cannot create zpool, how to get rid of intel raid volume?

This is a FreeBSD 9.1 amd64 computer. It has 5 disks installed. The ada0 and ada1 disks are used with a hw raid to provide the root filesystem: root@gw:/home/gandalf # ls /dev | grep ada ada0 ada1 ...
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Hard disk is not detecting in Intel® Server Board S2600CP

I am trying to install Debian Squeeze 64 bit OS in the "Intel® Server Board S2600CP" server. But while installing the OS , hard disk is not detecting to do the partition. When we search in ...
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Kvm poor cpu performance

I have running some Minecraft Servers in a Qemu VM over Libvirt, and the performance is only half good than on real hardware. Libvirt started the vm over: /usr/bin/kvm -S -M pc-1.1 -cpu ...
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Move a WMWare Workstation from an Intel 32-bits to a AMD 64-bits with two proccesors

I have moved a VMWare Workstation machine which was created in a 32-bit intel single processor system running VMware workstation 7 to a different system with a 64 bit AMD multiprocessor and running ...
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What is good about Intel Vt-d technology for direct IO? [closed]

I'm interested in 2 CPUs ( or I should APUs ? ) the main difference between this 2 units it's the presence of a Vt-d feature that Intel names "Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O ...
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Intel RAID controlers and CPU processor [closed]

Looking at the configuration guide for the Intel Server Chassis / Intel Server Board dating "Junly 2012"(sic!), in the section of "Production RAID Controllers" it mentions "Supported in Single ...
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Migrating XenServer VMs from Intel to AMD servers

I need to replace my XenServer 6.1 resource pool hardware. I currently run Intel hardware and I have to move to AMD hardware (corporate politics and budget stuff, blah blah blah). I have downtime ...
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Intel S5520UR and Raid activation key

If I add Raid Activation Key: AXXRAKSAS2 and Memory: AXXMINIDIMM512 To the S5520UR Intel motherboard, it enables: "enables full intelligent SAS HW RAID for the Intel Servers with a ...
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What are the network privilege levels in Intel Remote Management 3

we have a server equipped with an Intel Remote Management Module (RMM) Version 3. I wonder what the permissions are for the different network privilege levels, i.e. User, Operator, Administrator? I ...
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Intel ESRT2 RAID array is not recognized by Debian

We have a new server here with an Intel Server Board S1200BTL and I'm trying to set up a RAID 1 for data storage. I have Debian 6 installed on an SSD, and two 2TB hard drives that are supposed to be ...
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intel MFSYS25 blade server- trunk port configuration

Can any one help me configure the Intel blade MFSYS25 switch module to communicate to Cisco devices through trunk? I tried for many hours, seems it doesn't work! There seems to be no documentation on ...
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Intel igb driver building with checkinstall

How to properly compile the latest Intel igb driver (4.1.2) with checkinstall ? When I am trying to do this I got following error: *checkinstall -D root@debian:~/igb-4.1.2/src# ...
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Hardware Virtualization Technology Enabling Issue

I have purchased an Intel i7 3770 and an Asus P8Z77-M Pro; for some Windows Server 2012 testing. In the BIOS I have enabled the "Intel Virtualization Technology", and have several Hyper-V based ...
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Are graphic capabilities included in CPU used in common servers (web + thinclient)?

I'm trying to decide between these two Intel processors The first of them has no graphic support in core. I know that this type of graphic "cards" can be used to execute code from common ...
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Is it possible to change disk in RAID0 array of Intel Rapid Storage Tehnology?

My BIOS started to report red line with error for one of 2 drives in RAID0 array during boot. But file system appears to be working without any visible problems, so I was able to make system image and ...
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Which graphic drivers should I Install and how?

I have a system on which RHEL6 is installed. I need to install proper graphic drivers. I checked my graphic card simply by this command #lspci -v | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel ...
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IOAT enabled but not being used with Linux?

On our R610s with igb version 4.1.2 I do see the ioatdma module loading (and loaded with lsmod): ioatdma: Intel(R) QuickData Technology Driver 4.00 ioatdma 0000:00:16.0: irq 80 for MSI/MSI-X ioatdma ...
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Densely packed Xeon 5400 processors [closed]

I'm doing lots of data crunching in a private cloud. I really like the price point of the Intel Xeon 5420 processor so I would like to run as many of these as possible. I have some running in ...