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Questions tagged [power-supply-unit]

Questions related to power supply units, aka PSUs

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SuperMicro Server CPU Vcore, 1 VDIMM, VTT, 1.5V, 5V, 12V - low voltages but both PSU show as healthy

We have a SuperMicro Server here that I noticed has the information light a stable red. I log into IPMI and I see CPU1 vCore at 0.096 volts, the same for CPU2 and VDIMM AB. VIDM CD, EF, GH are at 1....
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At my wits end. What could cause my server to randomly hard reset? (Seems to be related to ZFS)

I have a server that I built years ago that has worked like a champ. But within the past few months it has started to become seriously unstable with no discernible pattern. I have been debugging it ...
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On boot, server pulls full load of both PSUs — any way to limit this or mitigate load spike?

I have a giant 24u server (Supermicro 4U X9DRI-F w/ 2x Xeon E5-2680) with 2 1200w PSUs. However, I only have 4 drives in right now, and my actual power draw (under the most stressful loads) is likely ...
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What PSU form-factor do I need?

So I finally got my Fantec SRC-2080x07 2U server chassis replacement. Only to find out that the Be Quiet TFX Power 2 300W Gold PSU that I ordered, is too small to fit. Here's a picture of the PSU ...
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does power supply redundant failure cause kernel panic?

Just after one of the power supply failed, the following error was recoreded in syslog. (the OS is ubuntu 14.04.) I am running a JVM (java virtual machine) with 64 HEAP on server with 128 RAM. do ...
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Does it make sense to connect a redundant power supply to a C14 splitter?

Recently visiting a small data room, I noticed that redundant power supplies of a server are connected through a C14 splitter which, in turn, is connected to a single socket of a UPS. I told the ...
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Power Supply Information

Is it possible to view power supply information of a remote Windows (2008) server? It's a Dell Poweredge R720 The physical server is in a remote location and I only have RDP access. I can't see ...
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Random shutdown, then doesn't power-on until power-plug is pulled out from wall and plugged back in [closed]

We have a workstation machine which, for the past three days, shuts down (apparently) randomly. After it shuts down, if you press the power button, the machine won't start. However, if you pull out ...
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Why do servers have 2 psu?

I have a Dell power edge 2900 server and it has 2 psu, so Can I run the server by having one psu plugged in. i am not going to have this server on all day and night. i am just using it to learn more ...
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HP DL360 G5. Doesn't start if power cable plugged in PSU1

I bought an used server. When I plugged in a first PSU (the one near sidewall) a power cable, some fans turned on, a led on the front panel light orange, on mobo green leds works. When I press a power ...
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Power server when power is on (No Bios access)

I have 3 servers and one is old hardware. I have frequent power outage due a Kw limit. I know there is an option in the BIOS to power on a machine when there is power. 2 servers does have this AC ...
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Safely conduct tests that require unplugging server

So, basically I am testing and diagnosing my UPS's as well as the power sources (PSU) of my server. For that purpose I am powering down the server "the hard way", by unplugging it from the wall as to ...
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HP DL180g6 requires operator intervention to boot on one power supply

Summary: Used DL180g6, with redundant power supplies, that just came in will not boot unless either both supplies are powered or the operator presses F1 on the keyboard. If 2nd supply comes up after ...
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HP Proliant DL380 G7 power calculation

HP Proliant DL380 G7 in year of production has alternative PSU: 750W in "performance" configurations with 2 CPU 460W in "base" and "entry" with 1 CPU "Power advisor" calculator is not accesible in ...
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Sun Fire v440 does not power on

I have an old Sun Fire v440 server which was in working condition before a shutdown a few months ago. Today I tried to power it on but nothing happens when I press the power button. On both PSUs ...
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Loud Pop from DL380G5--then neither PSU lights up when plugged in

I wanted to fire up my old DL380 G5 server recently, and maybe one second after I hit the power button and the fans started to rev up, I heard a loud pop and suddenly it shut down. Now neither PSU ...
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Redundant UPS with 2 power sources

I've 2 power sources in my house: One from the national power grid and another from an internal power source. I've several power sockets in my server room from these 2 sources. Did some research and ...
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Is it possible to convert 4-pin floppy to SATA power?

I just bought a server and realized that it had power for all my drive bays, but not for the internal SSD I bought for it. It does, however, have 2 free 4-pin floppy power connectors: Is it possible ...
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600W PSU max Watt load [closed]

I have purchased an EVGA 600W Silver PSU. It is connected to the following: Motherboard + CPU + SSD + 3 x Video Card (RX 470 with riser cables). I have a watt meter which I have connected to the PSU ...
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spontaneous reboot, machine check events, AMD ryzen [closed]

I've been running a brand new system on arch linux for about 3 weeks, and last night it spontaneously rebooted. There's no shutdown/halt in journalctl at the time of the reboot, so I'm pretty sure ...
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Power Led Error in IBM/Lenovo M5 X3100 Server

I have a x3100 M5 Lenovo/IBM machine that is being used as file server. As of yesterday it had two 2.5" Samsung SSD's plugged in. Today I tried plugging in 2 x 3.5in 4TB hard drives, and when I tried ...
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HP Proliant DL160 No Power Meters detected?

I've recently installed the hpasmcli on my ProLiant DL160 G6 and wanted to see what kind of power draw it was having. However, when I try to use the show powermeter command, I get a "no power meters ...
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Halt, not power down, a windows server

A client recently changed their UPS and now claims that their server is not coming back up after am extended power outage. They have tested their system and it will keep the last state, so if the ...
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HP ProLiant server - PSU error despite replacing PSUs

We have a HP ProLiant ML350 G6 server causing us a few problems. The main symptom was that every so often we would find the server simply powered off. We turned the machine back on and investigated ...
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Redundant Power Supply Sloshing (If sloshing is the right word)

I have a Supermicro Redundant Power Supply with two units in it. I also have two UPS units, one for each of the Power Supplys. I was watching the LCD on the UPSs for the watt usage. The total watts ...
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Power requirements for SAS enclosures

I have a Supermicro 4u enclosure with dual 1400 watt power supply running on 220v. There are 24 drive bays. The power supply is rated at 4amps for the 5v output. If I have 24 drives that requires ....
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Raid drives continue to fail perc 6

SERVER: Dell T410 Raid Controller: Perc 6/i What is the best way to diagnose root cause of failed drives? Back story: So I had a 4-drive Raid 10 + 1 hot spare setup. This setup worked for years, ...
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IPMI data for power supply missing

I have 3 Supermicro AS-1042G-TF servers and on one there is no data shown for power supply, JAVA application for MAC shows an empty window as do IPMIView apps for iOS and Android, on Android there is ...
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bladesystem c7000 power supply error

I have a hp blade system c7000 with six power supply connected. it turns on with critical error in power supply #1,2,5 and I can't see the power supply 1,4,6 in onboard administrator interface. I ...
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Random drive loss about every 24 hours

I have a megaraid 9260-8i with a 4 disc raid 5. For 6 months or more the array has been performing beautifully, but recently the hardware alarm went off and the status said one of the drives was ...
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Server dies unexpectedly

I have a HP Proliant DL380 G8 server that for the past couple of weeks, just suddenly dies. It's happened twice today. The lights on the HDD are just lit instead of blinking, and there is no response ...
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Identification of Power Supplies on Windows Servers

First off, I'm not sure if this is the right form, but it seemed like the best fit. For a management automation project, I am trying to identify the power supply units on servers across my network. ...
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Need circuit diagram for hp-r650ff3 power supply [closed]

Can somebody please provide a circuit diagram for a HIPRO HP-R650FF3 swappable power supply unit? One of those which is built in one of our main servers went down after a company wide power failure ...
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Power supply logging on HP DL360 G6

We have a HP DL360 G6 server connected to APC Back-UPS 1100 (BX1100CI-RS). The server sometimes unexpectedly reboots (administrator gets the "select the reboot reason" window after logon). According ...
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Special PSU for file server; procuring alternatives. t-win PSM-SRA10E-Z-R (ROHS)

I am new here. I am the system administrator for a compute cluster in a Research group in MIT. I am looking for an answer to a specific issue, that is currently causing a downtime for our Cluster. The ...
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Cannot boot server after power failure

After a power failure, my server cant boot anymore. Switching power on do nothing. No fans, no boot, no sound. Nothing. Shorting the power switch on the motherboard also do nothing. My motherboard ...
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0xD1 on megasas2.sys with LSI-9240-8i during data transfer

I have an older Intel S3210SHLX motherboard with a HighPoint 2310 RAID card, running four 500GB drives in a RAID5 array. The OS is WHS2011, and everything is fine, except that I'm running out of room. ...
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MGE UPS Switched PDU

I have an old MGE Switched PDU unit. The one described in this manual: http://www.manualslib.com/manual/102923/Mge-Ups-Systems-Switched-Pdu.html I didn't use it in years and couldn't remember the ...
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Can I hot-swap a 2-PSU server from 120 to 240 volts?

I'm migrating a server with 2 PSUs from 120 volts to 240 volts, and I'd rather not take it offline. It seems like I should be able to just move the PSUs to the new voltage one at a time, since they ...
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PowerEdge T410 with GeForce GTX 970 - Independent power source needed?

I am attempting to install a GeForce GTX 970 graphics card in our Dell PowerEdge T410 server for the purpose of rendering 3D graphics. After inserting the graphics card into the PCI-E slot it became ...
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HP DL360 power supply have different firmware and coupled with that the PDU supplying power tripped. Could different power supply firmware cause this

We have a HP DL 360 Gen 8 server with two power supplies. Each of them have a different firmware, one of them is running ver 1 and the other is running ver 2. The PDU supplying power to them tripped ...
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Daily Cost to run Dell Power Edge R900 and HP DL580 G5 [closed]

I have these two servers Dell Power Edge R900 and HP DL580 G5 both 4 Xeon Quad Cores and 128GB RAM loaded with Hard Drives 8 x 2.5 on DL580 and 5 3.5 in R900 R900 Using 1570 Watt Power Supply DL580 ...
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HP ProCurve 5412zl warm-boots on power failure while attached to UPS

My client's HP ProCurve 5412zl chassis switch reboots on occasion, despite being powered through four redundant power supplies and being under UPS protection. These reboots usually happen during a ...
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Can Running a Server's Redundant PSU on Different Circuits Damage It?

So I've been tasked to document and review the status of the UPSes for my current employer and identify any changes that need to be made. Generally easy stuff, however I came across a few units that ...
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HP Blade System 7000 - Fans About to Take Off

We've noticed lately that our HP Blade System 7000 sounds like it's going to take off. The top 2 PSU on the right are incredibly loud and blowing out significantly more air than the 2 to the left or ...
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How do I get the power consumption of a Dell PowerVault on the CLI?

How do I measure the power usage of a Dell PowerVault storage device from the command line of the attached server?
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How do I get the power consumption of a Dell Poweredge server on the CLI?

How can I measure the power usage of a Dell Poweredge server from the command line interface?
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How do I get the power consumption of a Supermicro server on the CLI?

How do I get the power usage of a Supermicro server from the command line?
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ipmitool sensor: does not detect backup power supply

Why doesn't ipmitool detect my second power supply? I have 2 powersupplies plugged into my machine, but calling ipmitool sensor only shows PS1: :~$ sudo ipmitool sensor |grep PS PS1 Status | ...
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1611- Fan x missing, Fan Solution Not Sufficient in HP ProLiant DL380 G6

I have HP ProLiant DL380 G6 server. It is showing following errors. 1611- Fan 1 missing, 1611- Fan 2 missing, 1611- Fan 3 missing, 1611- Fan 4 missing, Fan Solution Not Sufficient, 1615- Power ...