PCI Express (Peripheral Component Interconnect Express)

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Adding SSD cache (PCIe) to existing Linux KVM Node with SATA disks

I currently have large KVM nodes utilizing between 8 & 16 RAID10 arrays & hardware raid. We typically provision a single large volume (VM's are backed up off site as well). KVM VM's using LVM ...
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PCIe card memory regions ignored on linux kernel 3.13

On my system, with kernel 3.13.0-32-generic (Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS) installed, one of the PCIe boards in the system (06:00.0) is having it's memory regions ignored: Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ ...
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NVMe driver for Illumos: can it be considered usable?

Can the NVM Express (NVMe) driver driver-storage-nvme for Illumos be considered usable? It would be nice to use e.g. an Intel DC P3700 PCIe drive for L2ARC as the SAS2 and 3 SSD drives are awfully ...
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PCI-E riser card prevents server from starting at all

I need to replace the RAID controller in a server, and the new one is PCI Express while the old one was 64bit PCI. The server has both slots, but the riser card that was installed does not contain the ...
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Supermicro motherboard with PCI-X and PCIe card

I have one old Supermicro server with X7DBR-E motherboard inside (http://www.supermicro.com/manuals/motherboard/5000P/MNL-0872.pdf) and I am trying to connect together 3Ware 9690SA RAID controller ...
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know if PCIe supports extended tags

As I know PCIe can support Extended Tags capability. However on Fedora 20 with kernel 3.17.7: % ls -la /sys/bus/pci/devices/0000:02:00.0/extended_tag ls: cannot access ...
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X520-DA2 10GbE PCIe NIC on Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't respond correct ARP information for a traffic tester

I'm trying to configure stand-alone test network to examine a server that has two 10GbE ports PCIe NIC. But I couldn't get any ARP responses of those 10GbE ports. To execute my test, it's necessary to ...
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Windows Server 2012 not starting when PCIe SSD disk installed

I have Dell Power Edge R905 server with Windows 2012 R2 installed. Everything works great until I install Plextor M6e SSD PCIe x2 card. With card inserted into PCIe x4 or PCIe x8 slot, system starts ...
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adding a 2nd network card to linux

I'm on linux mint. I've just installed a PCIe gigabit network card (from eBay!) into my linux machine. I've already had to follow this guy's instructions to get the onboard NIC working correctly. I ...