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How do I stop Dell R730xd fans from going full speed when Broadcom/QLogic NetXtreme 57711 PCI card added?

After tearing my hair out on newly arrived lovely R730xd with 16 3.5" disk slots spinning fans at 15k RPM when Intel X520-DA2 10G card is in any PCI slot, I've found following solution for CentOS 6.7 ...
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HP ProLiant DL365 G5 fan noise

This is a photo of the Systems Insight Display (SID) for an HP ProLiant DL365 G5 server. The SID provides a visual indicator of the status and health of your server. From the photo you posted, it's ...
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HP ProLiant DL365 G5 fan noise

From the Docs - Top light - Internal health LED Green = System health is normal. Amber = System health is degraded. To identify the component in a degraded state, refer to "HP Systems Insight ...
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HP DL380e G8 fan noise

Simple answer. Your use of non-HPE disks is a cause because they're not reporting proper temperatures to the RAID controller. The ILO controls thermal settings on this platform and the hysteresis ...
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How do I stop Dell R730xd fans from going full speed when Broadcom/QLogic NetXtreme 57711 PCI card added?

So after the chat in the comments I have some probably bad news. Dell hardware that ships with a server as a configured item - which IIRC those broadcoms where - is almost never comparable between ...
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Want to fix HP Proliant G8 DL360P "Fan Solution Not Sufficient" error instead of spending $100 for the replacement

The fans (654752-001) are ~$10 each. It would behoove you to replace the failed units. You can flip the BIOS option to allow operations with reduced fan count after you replace the fans. DL360p Gen8 ...
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HP ProLiant ML350p Gen8 server keeps crashing (full speed fans)

There are a couple of reasons this could be happening. Firmware. Updates. possibly hardware. Please see: http://meta.serverfault.com/q/6195/13325 If you're running Windows virtual machines ...
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1611- Fan x missing, Fan Solution Not Sufficient in HP ProLiant DL380 G6

Dude... you need to have working parts. There's a minimum number of fans required for that server to POST. You mention four fans. There are six slots. You probably only have one processor, which means ...
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Hp Proliant ML350 G6 Fan 1 Missing

If you plug fan2 into fan1's slot and it still doesn't work, it's not fan1 that is broken but the fan slot. The ml350 g6 is a pretty old model (7 years) so it's due for retirement anyway. Replace it ...
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Manually control fans on an HP Proliant server

This won't be possible through normal means. The ILO and system management utilities control the fan performance, so ensure the HP drivers and health agents are installed. If you require something ...
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HP DL380e G8 fan noise

Servers are loud. They are designed to operate in data centers where noise isn't an issue. When running a server at home (I do as well), you'll need to expect them to be very loud and plan accordingly....
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HP DL380e G8 fan noise

I have a HP DL380e Gen 8 (with 12 LLF in the front & 2 LLF at the rear), also with the P420 Raid card on PCIe slot 2. I did a load of research when I got it (for home use) as it was simply much ...
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HP DL380e G8 fan noise

A HP DL380 (certainly some older generations, probably G8 also) can have different fan configurations. With a minimum number of fans, it might run them with slightly higher RPM at ”steady state” and ...
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19" rackmount server fan noise with 3.3 GHz vs 2.4 GHz CPU

Many server BIOS/BMC adjust the system fan speed based on the CPU TDP. This means that using, say, a 95w CPU vs a 145w CPU is going to command a significant difference in fan speed and noise. I saw (...
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Replacement fan for a T&T 6020H12S NF1 (0.16A/12VDC/3 wire)

So after discussing the issue with a person at CoolerGuys (excellent customer service!), I switched two of the wires around in the connector and voila, the DFH6020C12 is up and running quietly.
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How to control fans on a NEC server under Linux? With IPMI or BMC?

The last BIOS update for this serie allow a much better control from inside the BIOS. Nothing is changed from the OS point of view, so you won't have more ability from IPMI or so. To be clear: I don'...
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Fan Issue on DL 380 Gen 7

Motherboard or system board problem. The system may need repair, but if you configure your ILO, the IML logs will tell you exactly what's broken.
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Dell PowerEdge 1950 Gen II - BCM Fan Speed Issue

Once we had a similar issue. We updated the firmware, but it didn't help. The trouble was in the motherboard battery (CR2032 type). It was discharged, so every reboot it reset all BIOS settings ...
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Hp Proliant ML350 G6 Fan 1 Missing

i have switched fans, tried the fan on all the other slots, they're working but not working in fan 1, and fan 1 seems to b the very important one it cant do without, because of that server keeps ...
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Hp Proliant ML350 G6 Fan 1 Missing

Try firmware, if possible... There were false system board and fan controller errors on this platform. Of course, swap fans and see if the issue follows the fan or the slot. Worst case, it's a ...
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Random CPU and case fan speed up to maximum

I have the same chips and board as you, and I am fairly sure this is a flaw in the motherboard. My symptoms are exactly the same (false temperature alerts from the BMC for cpus that then cause the ...
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Dell t430 very loud fan noise with pcie ssd

This is the expected behavior when inserting a third party PCIe card. This default behavior can be changed as described in Disabling a Third-Party PCIe Card Cooling Response with Dell PowerEdge ...
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Cooling Solution for CCTV Rack

Get mesh doors or leave them off, and make sure to vent front to back. In your case, front should be whichever side faces the air conditioning supply. This may mean installing a device backwards if it ...
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SuperMicro CSE-815TQ-560B server is LOUD...can it be quieted?

Depending on the board inside, most SPMC motherboards have fan speed setting ... you probably have it on full power. Some even have 'silent' setting. Which means you will at least hear another person ...
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Fan Speeds on SuperMicro System via IPMI

I think the X9 motherboards have the same raw command as the X10 series. A la https://www.supermicro.com/support/faqs/faq.cfm?faq=20882 ipmitool -U <user name> -P <password> -H <...
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Fan Speeds on SuperMicro System via IPMI

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 telecom unions get involved. Try this ipmitool -I raw 0x30 0x45 0xFF ...
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Alternative system fans for EOL HP ML150 G6 servers

Solution! Put a jumper at the connector SYS FAN 1 between pin 2 and pin 3 (top to bottom view).
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Alternative system fans for EOL HP ML150 G6 servers

I know it's an old post but my ML150 G6 accepted a spare fan3 (487109-001 / 519740-001) as a valid fan 1. It required some rather "creative" assembly/mounting though System: Dual E5504 System BIOS ...
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Controlling HP ProLiant DL380 G6/G7 fan speed

Had the same problem here on Proliant ML 110 G5. As Daniel shared i found it is caused by the firmware update (HP Broadcom NX1 Online Firmware Upgrade Utility for Windows Server x64 Editions. But ...
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Controlling HP ProLiant DL380 G6/G7 fan speed

I found that the firmware update (HP Broadcom NX1 Online Firmware Upgrade Utility for Windows Server x64 Editions (cp025019) in the latest support pack was causing the fans to keep ramping up and down....
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