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The X5690 has a TDP of 130 W which means it is unsupported with this server. See ftp://ftp.dell.com/Manuals/all-products/esuprt_ser_stor_net/esuprt_poweredge/poweredge-r410_User%27s%20Guide6_en-us.pdf That is something you could and should have learned before buying the CPUs.
Supermicro has bad data in the IPMI full sensor record. The fans don't have a max of 25K rpm. Fans at 8K are loud and OSHA and the telcom unions get involved. try this ipmitool -I raw 0x30 0x45 0xFF 0xFF hank bruning
If you have udev configured in a good way you can look at places like /dev/disk/by-id/ and /dev/disk/by-path/ to see exactly what hardware matches /dev/sd?.
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