2 x PE2950 different OMSA outputs

Rayford_Johnson at Dell.com Rayford_Johnson at Dell.com
Thu Apr 8 07:33:10 CDT 2010


Nick, 

>  -----Original Message-----
>  From: linux-poweredge-bounces-Lists On Behalf Of Nick Lunt
>  Sent: Thursday, April 08, 2010 3:09 AM
>  To: linux-poweredge-Lists; linux-poweredge-Lists
>  Subject: 2 x PE2950 different OMSA outputs
>  
>  Hi
>  
>  one of our PE2950's is saying it can hold 64Gb RAM while all 
>  the others
>  say they only support 32GB of RAM.
>  
>  Lets call a regular 32GB max 2950 server_32 and the 64GB max server
>  server_64

I suspect it has to do with the system generation; server_64 being a
PowerEdge 2950 III.

>  
>  root at server_32 # omreport chassis info

>  
>  Attributes : Total Maximum Capacity
>  Value      : 32768  MB

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/pe2950/en/hom/html/install.htm#wp1156871
System Memory
  You can upgrade your system memory to a maximum of 32 GB

>  
>  root at server_64 # 

>  
>  Attributes : Total Maximum Capacity
>  Value      : 65280  MB

Information Update
http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/pe2950/multlang/ts/IU2950.pdf
Page 9 of 186

Support for 8-GB Memory Modules - PowerEdge 2950 III Systems
   PowerEdge 2950 III systems have added support for the following 
approved 8-GB memory configurations:
  * 64 GB - 8 x 8-GB quad-rank memory modules


>  
>  So server_64 is showing a max of 64GB, why is this ?
>  
>  Many thanks,
>  Nick .
>  
>  

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