[Linux-PowerEdge] 10GbE for PE2900?

Sabuj Pattanayek sabujp at gmail.com
Thu Sep 26 12:27:09 CDT 2013

I don't think so, just turn off any dell power optimization in the bios and
put it on full power.

On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 12:21 PM, Steve Thompson <smt at vgersoft.com> wrote:

> So, it appears that the Intel X520 dual-port 10GbE card will work in the
> PCIe x8 slot of the PE2900 (but obviously not at full wire speed on both
> ports simultaneously). The PE2900 has only a single x8 slot, and in my
> 2900's this is occupied by a Perc 6/E. I do have a spare x4 slot, so if I
> move the Perc 6/E to the x4 slot and put the X520 in the x8 slot will it
> (a) work, and (b) compromise the stability or performance of the Perc in
> any way?
> Steve
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