[Linux-PowerEdge] 10GbE for PE2900?
mtaylor at mty.net.au
Tue Sep 24 19:54:37 CDT 2013
Do you absolutely need 10GbE?
Could you get away with 4Gbit?
A simple 4x1GB PCI-E card is a lot cheaper than what you're looking for,
it's also quite easy to setup LACP on CentOS.
On 25/09/13 6:40 AM, Sabuj Pattanayek wrote:
> which is PCI-e gen 2. If you think I am wasting my time outfitting
> such an
> old machine as a PE2900 with 10GbE, please say so!
> But yes, for anything that needs serious uptime I wouldn't recommend
> it unless you have spare hardware (e.g. power supplies, motherboards,
> etc) on hand. We're using the PE2950 for testing TSM to tape backups
> and will replace it with a 5yr 4/hr warrantied R720 once we know that
> TSM will work :) ..
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