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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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Repair or recreate virtual drive on raid array

I have raid array intel srcsas18e. Today I saw that OS was shutdown and status two hdds is "foreign unconf bad". Both hdds were in one virtual drive. But I do not find this virtual drive in a config. ...
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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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Supermicro NICs gone after BIOS update

Just updated the BIOS of two Supermicro 1022G-URFs to R3.5. They've both the mainboard H8DGU-F with two onboard Intel 82576 NICs. One of the two Supermicros doesn't have any visible NICs at all after ...
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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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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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cat /proc/cpuinfo shows 3.00GHz model but 1400.000 cpu MHz?

I ran this command on ssh to see CPU info: cat /proc/cpuinfo And it says: ... vendor_id : GenuineIntel cpu family : 15 model : 4 model name : Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU ...
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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 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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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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Are Intel Core i3/i5/i7 Processors Server-Grade?

Many web hosting companies are now offering Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processors under "cheap dedicated hosting." But my laptop has an Intel core i3 processor, which makes it more likely a desktop ...
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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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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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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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Linux kernel option to force video card to stay on

I just installed Debian Wheezy 7.1.0 on an Intel vPro System (Intel Core i5-2520M, SuperMicro MBD-X9SCV-Q-O). Intel AMT's KVM works perfectly until Debian has completed booting and shows the login ...
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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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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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Optimal number of threads for compute-intensive task on server with Hyperthreading

When running a compute-intensive task on a server with an Intel i7 quad-core processor with Hyperthreading, is it ideal to run eight threads (for the eight virtual cores), or only four (for the four ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 AMT gives 401 Unauthorized when trying to login

I'm trying to get AMT working on a brand new DQ77KB motherboard. I've followed this setup guide but I can't login to the web interface (http://[IP]:16992) or though the KVMControlApplication.exe. Both ...
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how do you disable Intel KVM user consent requirement?

I'm trying to setup Intel vPro AMT KVM (Remote Desktop). I enabled AMT using the Intel SCS AMT Wizard. I'm now trying to use MCTME (shown in screenshot) to remotely connect to the computer. It works, ...
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Running Two Intel x5355 CPU with different spec numbers on same motherboard

I have S5000PAL motherboard with latest bios and x5355 with SLAEG spec installed. I was wondering if I would put the in x5355 with SL9YM spec into second processor socket would it work? Both ...
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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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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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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 ...