PowerEdge T610 + PCIe WLAN/WiFi card = PCIe training error
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Sat Mar 3 08:04:03 CST 2012
* Wolfram Schlich <lists at wolfram.schlich.org> [2012-03-02 11:31]:
> Next step was to add a D-Link DWA-556 [1,2] PCIe x1 WLAN/WiFi
> card to each of them (I want to run hostapd to create a custom
> WLAN/WiFi access point).
> Unfortunately, the system stopped booting with the message
> "PCIe training error" plus the slot I put it into (no additional
> error detail) :(
> Dell technical support told me something like the machine
> only supports "active" PCIe cards. WTF?
I received an HP FH971AA WLAN/WiFi PCIe card  today,
with this, the server boots up fine (no PCIe training error).
It has a Ralink RT2790 chipset supported by rt2800pci .
Now let's see if PCI passthrough with KVM works and whether
hostapd in the VM will be happy...
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