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Disable internal Intel X710 LLDP agent

OK. So the Googles came through for me. Here's how to fix the issue. Turns out that in order to use the debug filesystem, it needs to be mounted first. We're using a memfs OS to run commands on the ...
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Disable internal Intel X710 LLDP agent

It's a Firmware feature that can be toggled off Since October 13, 2017, Intel released a version of their driver 2.3.6 that support toggling off the LLDP handling using a private-flag. This is done ...
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Intel IMSM firmware with added PCIe Controller

Yes, you can do that. However for anything being pretty decent (ZFS or Storage Spaces) you don't want any fake RAID. Go for simple HBA (LSI has ones for sure) passing disks AS IS.
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using correct number of DIMMS for best memory performance Intel Xeon scalable cpu

Basically, the CPU has the fastest memory access with one DIMM per channel. Adding more DIMMs increases the load on the memory bus and may decrease the RAM clock. Dual-rank and quad-rank DIMMs cause ...
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Disable internal Intel X710 LLDP agent

Created an init script to do this on start up of a machine. Any pull requests appreciated. If anyone knows how to tell the status of the embedded lldp agent it would be appreciated. This could be ...
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Disable internal Intel X710 LLDP agent

As the ethtool toggle does not seems to be persistent across reboots we've setup following udev rule. /etc/udev/rules.d/10-disable-fw-lldp.rules: ACTION=="add", SUBSYSTEM=="net", ...
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2020: Why do people use expensive rack servers when desktop/mini pcs are way cheaper?

Not sure about the comment of 'lowest end server' - a quick Google gave this Dell T30 as the first result for £406.98 (= $533.76, at least until the end of the month when Brexit hits the economy and ...
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What is "Node Composing" in Intel RSD?

In my opinion, "Node Composing" in intelRSD is not real virtualization. As mentioned in "pod-manager-api-specification": Currently a user can request allocation of a single node with a single ...
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LSI updater appears to have updated my Intel SSD, now cant recognise it - what to do?

That's unfortunate. The Intel 910 PCIe SSD is comprised of multiple Intel SSDs behind an LSI2008 SAS controller. This is the same controller used by the LSI 9211 HBAs, so at some point in your ...
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Why does Intel have multiple Linux USB vendor IDs?

USB Vendor IDs are assigned by the USB Implementers Forum, the usb.ids file is just the way how your system knows about that. So if Intel has bought 3 vendor IDs (they are 5k$ a piece), it will ...
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Virtaul machines on Intel Xeon e5420 cpu

The Intel Xeon E5420 CPU has 4 cores, as clearly documented here; it doesn't support hyperthreading, thus it can run a maximum of 4 concurrent threads. This of course doesn't mean anything in terms ...
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Can I mix ECC RDIMMs with different rank?

It did work, and it seems to be stable too. I now have six KVR13R9D4/8I DIMMs and six KVR16R11S4/8I DIMMs plugged into the same S5520SC motherboard. The KVR16R11S4/8I DIMMs were plugged into the ...
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Sending graceful shutdown via AMT to intel NUC

Intel made this super complicated. While a reasonable person could think that you can maybe do something half simple, like this: wsman invoke -a RequestPowerStateChange http://schemas.dmtf.org/wbem/...
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Raw Read Error Rate for Intel SSDs

The Raw Read Error Rate field is often formatted in a proprietary, undisclosed manner, or entirely used to codify other information. In short, don't pay attention to the raw value by itself. Rather, ...
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How many cores are in Amazon's m4.16xlarge node?

/proc/cpuinfo reports each hyperthread as a CPU. The E5-2686 v4 processor has 18 cores and 36 hyperthreads. You should have access to 16 cores (presumably called core id 0 through 15) on physical ...
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Error in enbling SR-IOV with Ubuntu 18.04 on Intel ixgbe - Intel X550 - Dell R640

I solved this, was a lack of documentation from Dell side. I had to enable also SR-IOV for each NIC, in the Device Settigs from the System Configuration, the global enabler is not enough.
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I have code compiled for Intel i7: how can I know which Xeon processors it could run on?

To get an idea on what processsor the binary can run it is important to look up the cpu flags. In this case: https://gcc.gnu.org/onlinedocs/gcc/x86-Options.html nehalem Intel Nehalem CPU with 64-...
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Information about Intel(R) Xeon(R) Platinum 8151 CPU @ 3.40GHz used in some AWS EC2 instances?

Custom cloud SKU, possibly AWS only. Edit: Not even on wikichip.org, which leaked some other AWS models. Not on ARK certainly implies custom. Platinum 8100 series indicates a high end Skylake SP. ...
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What does orange light on power supply mean?

https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/articles/000007372/server-products/server-chassis.html The system Power Supply is in a degraded or in a failed state if any of the following is ...
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linux 10gbe ixgbe (intel X550T) slow at 420mbyte/s max, p2p lan cat8 1m, tried ethtool and ifconfig options to no avail

Solved, not a software problem, my computer has way too many drives, PCI legacy devices and a GPU too, that leaves me without x4 available PCIe lanes for the card, it is throttled down to x1, which on ...
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Intel Xeon E5-2630L Vs E-2124

Short answer: the newer CPU, while having less cores, is faster then the previous one. Long answer: the Xeon E5-2630L v2 is an oldish Ivy Bridge CPU, running at 2.4 GHz base clock and 2.8 GHz turbo ...
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Raid 1 default disk capacity is lesser than the disk sizes. Any ideas? Intel Raid Storage Technology - Raid from Bios

This could sound weird, yes, But some RAID systems could do one of the followings or both: change block size save some space (tough your case looks pretty much) for themselves metadata in this case, ...
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How do I manage PCs with vPro?

2018 Update: UltraVNC now redirects to RealVNC. The RealVNC product you need is the Viewer Plus - the standard (and free client) does not do KVM over IP. There is no information on TightVNC's site ...
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Get exact SMART error from Intel RST (Rapid Storage Technology)

Boot a linux live cd and use smartctl from the smartmontools package to read the SMART status of the drive. Or if you have a bootable Windows disk and prefer to use that, change the RAID mode back to ...
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Get exact SMART error from Intel RST (Rapid Storage Technology)

Use Crystal Disk Info. I find it adequate:
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CentOS 6.4 Intel 82574L, 1000/100/10Mbps,8x LAN Intel 82580EB 1000Mbps,4xSFP

Solved: download kmod_igb and kmod_e1000e from repo and append this setting to grub file pcie_aspm=off e1000e.IntMode=1,1 e1000e.InterruptThrottleRate=10000,10000 acpi=off
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How to upgrade Intel 10G NIC firmware under Linux

Firmware on 82599 network controller is ROM based and generally speaking not upgradable. There are small tweaks possible but these are not widely deployed and usually provided for VERY specific needs (...
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How to upgrade Intel 10G NIC firmware under Linux

Hardware firmware update To get the updated firmware, obtain the BIOS/firmware update files for your server from your vendor. Any other method may break your warranty/support contract with them. ...
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Server Board S2600WT2R unable to set clock speed to 2400 MHz

The manual you linked states outright that: The supported memory speeds are 1333 MT/s, 1600 MT/s, 1866 MT/s, and 2133 MT/s. The actual memory speed capability depends on the memory configuration.
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Centos 7: unexpected SYS WRAP from Intel I350 IGB in syslog

Looks like the older igb drivers had some issues when setting Time Sync Interrupt Cause Register. From in-kernel Support mailing list and kernel git: TSAUXC.DisableSystime is never set, so SYSTIM ...
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