2 x PE2950 different OMSA outputs

Nick Lunt nick.lunt at patech-solutions.com
Thu Apr 8 07:44:03 CDT 2010


Hi Rayford

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rayford_Johnson at Dell.com [mailto:Rayford_Johnson at Dell.com]
> Sent: 08 April 2010 13:33
> To: Nick Lunt; linux-poweredge at lists.us.dell.com; linux-
> poweredge at lists.us.dell.com
> Subject: RE: 2 x PE2950 different OMSA outputs
> 
> 
> 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/instal
> l.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 .

That makes sense, and thanks for the links. Is there a way to remotely
find out the generation of a server ?

Thanks
Nick .

 
 

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