[CentOS] HP MicroServer

Sun May 8 18:03:48 UTC 2011
Timothy Murphy <gayleard at eircom.net>

Timothy Murphy wrote:

> 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.)

Sorry, I see now that the Intel Pro PT you point to does say:
"Optional low-profile bracket included for high-density, 
rack-mounted servers"

I'd been looking at the Pro CT, which may not have this.

Timothy Murphy  
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