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Questions tagged [intel]

This tag should be used for questions about Intel based server platforms, software and others related specifically to hardware and software from the Intel Corporation.

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Connecting Intel X722 SFP+ to Mellanox SX1012 QSFP via 4-split breakout cable using ubuntu

I have two servers running Ubuntu 18.04, each equipped with two SFP+ interfaces, each showing up in lshw like the following. *-network:1 description: Ethernet interface product: ...
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VLAN support for Intel Desktop MT1000?

I have set up a VLAN DHCP server using Linux which works fine without a VLAN so now I'm trying to create VLAN then tagging to my windows client VM(Windows 10). I have an Education version of Windows ...
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Can I replace one Intel Xeon e5-2603v3 with dual E5-2690v4 on HPE server?

I've got an entry level HPE SRV 778640R-B21 which supports dual CPU but comes with an E5-2603v3 (LGA2011-3 / DDR4). It has also 550W power supply. I want to remove the current cpu and add a pair of ...
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R640 and R740 Dell with 10G NIC

I have few servers, 14G Dells, specifically R640 and R740 being used by QA guys. These servers have RHEL 7.4 installed with 10G based Intel cards. Randomly, the 10G NIC cards would suddenly appear as ...
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Error in enbling SR-IOV with Ubuntu 18.04 on Intel ixgbe - Intel X550 - Dell R640

I'm having issues on creating VF with ubuntu 18.04. SR-IOV is enabled from BIOS, the NIC are Intel X550, I added intel_iommu=on to /etc/default/grub and also tried using modprobe.d by adding options ...
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Proxmox 5.2 Gemini Lake and IGD (graphics) pass through for Ubuntu 18

I’m trying to set up a fresh install of Proxmox 5.2 on Gemini Lake and I would like to configure a VM with IGD (graphics) passthrough for Ubuntu 18 Computer-based on ASRock J4105-ITX asrock.com/mb/...
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CPU temp - Dell vs Intel

I'm troubleshooting a DELL PowerEdge M630 (VRTX). I see CPU temp reaching at least as high as 74C. Dell says it is good until 85C. I looked up the CPU specs on Intel's site, and they say 74C is the ...
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mixing Intel CPU of same FCLGA socket type and scalability?

I have a 4 socket server, calling for FCLGA 2011-3. It was built using four Intel E5-4667v3 (16 cores). If one cpu fails, can it be replaced with one E5-4667v4 (18 cores) and still work with the 3 ...
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2.5 GHz, Intel Skylake P-8175 vs. 3 GHz, Intel Xeon Platinum 8124M for CPU intensive application [duplicate]

I have a fairly CPU intensive Scala app. I am wondering which one of the following two CPUs are better for this app: 2.5 GHz, Intel Skylake P-8175 3 GHz, Intel Xeon Platinum 8124M Both of these ...
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weird windows 7 update Intel Display

I have this weird update in windows update on windows 7. Full details from windows update: Intel Corporation - Display - 12/14/2017 12:00:00 AM - 10.18.14.4889 Download size: 86.7 MB ...
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Intel Driver & Support Assistant installs Root CA into Trusted Root CAs

The Intel Driver & Support Assistant (DSA) appears to install a Root CA certificate into the Trusted Root CAs of Windows 10 Pro. DSA was installed in 2018. Sysinternals sigcheck reports: Listing ...
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Connect two JBOD in one server

I have one Intel server R1304BB4DC and Intel disk chassis JBOD2312S2SP connected to the server via SFF-8080 to a SAS Expander. I want to connect second disk chassis Intel JBOD2312S3SP. Because of my ...
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Memcpy bandwidth ~1.6x faster on 1 vs 2 socket Intel Scalable (Skylake)?

I'm in the process of porting a complex performance oriented application to run on a new dual socket machine. I encountered some performance anomalies while doing so and, after much experimentation, ...
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Unexpected and unexplained slow (and unusual) memory performance with Xeon Skylake SMP

We've been testing a server using 2x Xeon Gold 6154 CPUs with a Supermicro X11DPH-I motherboard, and 96GB RAM, and found some very strange performance issues surrounding memory when compared to ...
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Core ids are not consecutive

I encountered a weird situation on a 28-core Intel Skylake system (kernel: 4.4.0-121-generic #145-Ubuntu SMP, hyperthreading is disabled): cat /proc/cpuinfo |grep "core id" core id : 0 core id ...
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Redhat vs Oracle Linux benchmarks

I have two servers, both have Intel 8160 processor, 768 GB memory, same hardware specs, same software/package versions. The only difference being that one is running RedHat Enterprise Linux 7 and the ...
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Intel Xeon 6134 + One DIMM per channel or two DIMMs per channel for maximum memory bandwidth?

I'm unable to find this critical piece of information in spec sheets. Appreciate any insight. We're purchasing servers for HPC work with intel Xeon Gold 6134 (Skylake) cpus I want maximum memory ...
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Linux boot stuck on a server running Xeon L5420

I have this relatively old Supermicro server with m/b X7DBR-3, it has dual Xeon L5420 cpu and 32G ECC memory. I am trying to install Linux on it, tried both Ubuntu 16.04.4 and CentOS 7 (the ...
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Understanding Intel HTT

System 1: Notebook Detect the installed CPU: $ cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep "model name" | head -1 model name : Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2520M CPU @ 2.50GHz The data sheet says: no. of Cores 2 no. of ...
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Intel Scalable Processors

this should be a pretty straight forward question but might come out as ambiguous (might also be the wrong place to ask). I've been researching the newest and bluest Dell Poweredge and HPE server ...
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How many cores are in Amazon's m4.16xlarge node?

Amazon's marketing materials claim that the m4.16xlarge node has 64 vCPU. When I look at /proc/cpuinfo on the system, however, I get the following information: 64 CPUs (CPU 0 .. 63) cpu cores: 16 ...
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using correct number of DIMMS for best memory performance Intel Xeon scalable cpu

I am trying to understand what I guess is called a balanced memory configuration. For the newest cpu's from Intel at this point in time, January 2018 which are for example Xeon 8180 and Xeon 6154, ...
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Low random read IOPS intel dc s4500

i have very bad read performance on my new intel ssd. My configuration is: HP proliant DL360e gen8 with Smart Array P222 controler. Intel ssd dc s4500 960GB 64GB ram 2x Intel cpu I have 2x SAS HDD ...
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No traffic to the VM

TL;DR (1) Only the first 2 VFs are transferred to the VM and (2) No traffic to the VM. Setup Host is Ubuntu 16.04 Intel 82599 (supports SR-IOV) attached via PCIe Driver ixgbe Guest VM is Ubuntu ...
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Xeon Processor or Corei7 for Mysql as a Database Server? [duplicate]

I have a wordpress database (4GB). I have two servers with the following spec: Processor Cores RAM HDD DBMS 1. Xeon X5650 2.6GHz 6 64GB 250GB SSD Mariadb ...
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Intel Xeon Gold 6140 and Windows 10

Can I use following setup with Windows 10 or do I need Windows Server? CPU - 1x Intel® Xeon® Gold 6140 Processor MB - ASUS WS-C621E-SAGE
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Lenovo ThinkStation P310 headless AMT/KVM

Model:30AT0054PB (ThinkStation P310) SN: S4AM6910 BIOS rev: FWKT80A ME Firmware rev: 11.0.27.3000 Has anybody have any success with running VNC via KVM/AMT connection to P310 in headless mode (...
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How can I use Intel Management Engine on Gigabyte motherboard? [closed]

How can I use Intel Management Engine on Gigabyte motherboard? I installed it from official Gigabyte website in drivers section for my motherboard Gigabyte X299 UD4 but no one executable appeared ...
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CPU core id values not contiguous

I am trying to understand the "core_id" sequence reported. My machine has 2 sockets, 20 cores and hyperthreading enabled (80 CPU). I am looking at the "core_id" values which are reported using: root@...
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Transfer Speed Sudden Drop on Intel Raid Card between (2) 4 SSD Raid 0 Arrays

Preface; I have done hours of trouble shooting on this issue and simply cannot find out what the sudden "bottleneck" is. I have (2) 4 SSD Disk Raid 0 Arrays (3.8TB Each). They are run off a single ...
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Centos 7: unexpected SYS WRAP from Intel I350 IGB in syslog

I see the following message repeat every 18-19 minutes on syslog on one of my 2 servers running Centos 7: kernel: igb 0000:03:00.1: unexpected SYS WRAP The NIC in question is I350 Gigabit built-in ...
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Raw Read Error Rate for Intel SSDs

I've provisioned a few servers with a bunch of Intel S3610's and I'm a bit concerned about the "Raw Read Error Rate" values. The tools shows all drives as healthy and there are no other errors as ...
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Sending graceful shutdown via AMT to intel NUC

I have several intel NUC (NUC5i5MYBE) hosts with AMT support and an up-to-date firmware (2017-05-06). I am able to send power-up and (hard) power-off and get the correct power info using amtc and ...
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How to disable integrated intel graphics and use shared RAM for the Linux

Given a server with Intel E3-1275 v6 CPU, is it possible to instruct Linux kernel to stop using the integrated graphics and restore video RAM back to OS? I'd prefer using a kernel command line flag ...
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Intel IMSM firmware with added PCIe Controller

I currently have a RAID 10 (6x 2TB) running in an Intel IMSM container ("fakeraid", firmware RAID) on Ubuntu 16.04 on an ASUS H170M-PLUS (Intel H170 chipset). I'm using all 6 SATA ports on the MOBO ...
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Intel server + windows server 2012 or 2016 SE7520BD2

I have recently picked up a SE7520BD2 server for essentially no money, I am a student and run a small IT consultancy business with web design and basic pc repair. I plan to use this server as a NAS ...
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Do Kaby Lake Pentiums support ECC?

Looking at setting up a SOHO server with a C236 Chipset and ECC RAM and wondering about the CPU to use. Skylake Pentiums (e.g., the G4400) support ECC, but prior to Kaby Lake's release, news outlets ...
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How to upgrade Intel 10G NIC firmware under Linux

There is a Linux server with several Intel 82599ES cards: # lspci | grep -i eth 01:00.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82599ES 10-Gigabit SFI/SFP+ Network Connection (rev 01) 01:00.1 Ethernet ...
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Server Board S2600WT2R unable to set clock speed to 2400 MHz

I have an Intel® Server Board S2600WT2R I have set the Memory Operating Speed in the bios to 2400, but dmidecode reports that "Configured Clock Speed: 2134 MHz". If I set the clock speed in the bios ...
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Rackable Systems S5000PSL does not boot: 3 beeps, no post

I have 6 Rackable Systems 1u servers, each with 2x4GB PC2 5300. 3 of them would boot and POST successfully, and the other 3 would not POST. Instead, these three would beep 3 times, indicating a ...
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Finding maximum supported storage for RAID controller (INTEL esb2)

We have here a supermicro server with 24 SATA slots. It has an ESB2 onboard RAID controller with intel matrix storage manager rom v5.6.4.1002 and 6 SATA ports on the mainboard. Here is the mainboard ...
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What is “Node Composing” in Intel RSD?

Intel Rack Scale Design (RSD) has some concepts like "Disaggregated Hardware" and allows "Node Composition", but I am not able to find what exactly this is or how it works. EG If a rack has 4 servers,...
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libvirt cpu-mode='host-model' confuses while mapping cpu models?

I have physical host which has cpu model 'Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2670 v3 @ 2.30GHz' and it has 'avx2' flag in cpuinfo. The host has kvm/qemu hypervisor and libvirt configured. I set cpu mode as host-...
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CentOS 6.4 Intel 82574L, 1000/100/10Mbps,8x LAN Intel 82580EB 1000Mbps,4xSFP

I could not get Intel 82574L, 1000/100/10Mbps,8x LAN Intel 82580EB 1000Mbps,4xSFP up and running with CentOS 6.4 Tried to install kmod-e1000e.3.3.4-2.el6.elrepo.x86_64.rpm for Intel 82574L and kmod-...
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How to remove a dmraid RAID1 member (mark as faulty)?

I have RHEL 6.8 installed on a fake Intel RAID1 (Intel Matrix). It's managed by dmraid, consists of sda and sdb and the device name is /dev/mapper/...
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Intel server board s2600cw2r boot from nvme?

I have upgraded BIOS to 19 for supporting efi boot, but I can't see my nvme ssd in the boot manager yet.
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LSI updater appears to have updated my Intel SSD, now cant recognise it - what to do?

I have an LSI 9211 HBA and an Intel 910 SSD. I updated the firmware on the HBA, using LSI's usual sas2flash utility. I removed all other LSI/HBA cards first. Unfortunately it now looks like the SSD ...
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Get exact SMART error from Intel RST (Rapid Storage Technology)

On one system I use dual NVMe m.2 drives on an Intel Z170 board in RAID0 with Intel RST. After about 6 months of light use the Intel RST Tool gives me a SMART error. The only option I have is to ...
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Intel® Server Board S1200SPL - Xeon with IGP Required?

According to the Intel ARK page, it indicates that this board has integrated graphics: http://ark.intel.com/products/88263 Does this mean I can put an Intel Xeon processor in it that doesn't come ...
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Graphic driver for Intel Xeon E3-1245 v2 on Windows Server 2012

I have a Windows Dedicated server with Intel Xeon E3-1245 v2 with Windows server 2012. I access it through Remote Desktop protocol connection. As this server has integrate Intel HD P4000 graphic ...