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SSD Reliability: Intel SSD 535 M.2 Series

Intel SSD 535 M.2 Series 120GB SSDSCKJW120H601 According to specs http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/solid-state-drives/ssd-535-m2-spec.html, it claims to be able to withstand ~36TB data write ...
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Configure VLAN on desktop using intel server network adapter [on hold]

I have an old Intel pro/1000 PT quad port installed in my desktop computer Windows 8.1 Pro. All ports works great, but i want to manage VLAN. I've read that was possible with Vista, but became ...
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Intel RAID controllers 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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Disable internal Intel X710 LLDP agent

We do special hardware configurations that require the heavy use of LLDP. We have a few new racks of servers that all use the Intel X710 10Gb network card. LLDP suddenly stopped working. Our ...
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How to enable HTTP access to Intel RMM3 through ssh console?

Would you be so kind to write how to enable HTTP access to Intel RMM3 through ssh (SMASH-CLP) console, please? I have already tried to reset it with a procedure recommended on the Intel forum ...
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Replace failed RAID 1 Drive on Intel Platform

Good afternoon, I have a Intel Server running Windows 2008 R2 Standard. It has a RMS25PB080 Raid controller card in with. It has two logical drives, a RAID 1 and a RAID 5. The one harddrive on the ...
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Update RHEL 7 intel graphics drivers to support 4k

I'm running RHEL 7. Is it possible to update the intel graphics drivers to support 4k resolutions? lspci reports: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core ...
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nvme device dropouts - I/O 0 QID 0 timeout, controller disabled

We have 6 Supermicro servers all of the same (or very similar spec), Over the last two weeks one of them has been dropped an NVMe disk at random times due to: [ 66.856719] nvme 0000:03:00.0: I/O 0 ...
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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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Install Intel 10 Gigabit AT2 Server Adapter Server 2012

I'm attempting to install an Intel 10 Gigabit Ethernet AT2 Server Adapter into a machine, running Server 2012 R2. Hardware Information: PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_150B&SUBSYS_A12C8086&REV_01 ...
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MDT Deployment Issue-Driver not loading (i217-LM on MDT)

I have been testing a replacement imaging system to replace our limited Ghost deployment system for a good portion of the last year. We bought a new batch of machines (HP Workstation Z230) which have ...
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Intel modular server - blinking yellow led - clear,confirm the warning

Masters, Today we got tow warning from intel modular server, as you see below. How to clear this warning and how to stop warning led blinking? (i'm sure there is no problem, but can't clear/confirm ...
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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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How is Intel's Remote Management Module (RMM4) different from Supermicro's IPMI/BMC?

I am new to IPMI BMC (always used KVM) and I would like to understand what are the differences between Intel's implementation on IPMI BMC using its RMM4 module and that of Supermicro? I've read ...
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Storage Spaces cache in RAID 1

I have 2 x Intel S3700 200GB. I want to employ ReFS and Storage Spaces, Mirroring to the drive, behaving like RAID 1. That's all i need, not more. Now i plan to use this as database. Normally in RAID ...
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Server Frozen - RAID Card throws PD errors and BBU missing

Our server runs Win Server 2008 R2 and has an Intel Raid Card. We have been seeing PD errors from it. The PD errors have appeared on 2 drives out of the 8 in the system. We also saw errors like these ...
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LSI- Consistency check keeps restarting after completion

I have an Intel/LSI controller that keeps looping a consistency check after the creation of a RAID10 or a RAID6. All of the disks are fine from what I can tell (SMART is good, and they all pass ...
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Why does Intel have multiple Linux USB vendor IDs? [closed]

From /usr/share/hwdata/usb.ids, on my system, Intel Corp. seems to have multiple USB vendor IDs: # cat /usr/share/hwdata/usb.ids | grep 'Intel Corp' 042b Intel Corp. 8086 Intel Corp. 8087 Intel ...
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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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Virtaul machines on Intel Xeon e5420 cpu [duplicate]

I google around to find out how many cores in intel xeon e5420 cpu, but not got the actual answer. I have intel xeon e5420 cpu, I would like to run multiple virtual machines with 2 cores on each, how ...
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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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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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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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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 ...