[CentOS] HP MicroServer

Sun May 8 17:59:56 UTC 2011
Alexander Dalloz <ad+lists at uni-x.org>

Am 08.05.2011 19:52, schrieb Timothy Murphy:
> John R Pierce wrote:
>>> Except that I'd like to add a second ethernet port,
>>> and am not sure where one can find a card that will fit this machine.
>>> As far as I can see, it requires a half-height PCIe card,
>>> which seems to be rather a rare animal.
>>> (There doesn't seem to be a standard for the backplate.)
>> "low profile" is the buzzword, and there's lots of them.   for example...
>> http://www.intel.com/products/server/adapters/pro1000pt/pro1000pt-
> overview.htm
> Thanks for your response.
> But I don't think "low profile" is enough -
> the MicroServer needs half-height low profile,
> and I don't think from the pictures the ones you pointed to are half-height.
> (The backplate looks too high.)

The add-on card article by HP is

NC112T PCI-Express Gigabit-Serveradapter (503746-B21)

    connector: 1x RJ-45
    chipset: Intel i82574L
    specials: Wake on LAN, low profile

>> or a dual port equivalent
>> http://www.intel.com/products/server/adapters/pro1000pt-
> dualport/pro1000pt-dualport-overview.htm
> For some reason the dual port NICs seem incredibly expensive -
> more expensive than the computer, in fact.

Dual port NICs working are i.e.

Intel Gigabit ET Server Adapter, 2x 1000Base-T, PCIe x4, low profile

available for 120 Euro.