Posts with the tag server hardware

Sun Microsystems Ultra 40 Workstation

  • Producer: Sun Microsystems
  • Model: Ultra 40
  • Code: A71
  • Codename: Sirius
  • CPUs: 2x AMD Opteron Dual Core 280
  • CPU Freq: 2.8 GHz
  • Grafik: Quadro FX 3500
  • RAM: 8GiB PC3200 DDR-400 ECC
  • HDDs: 2x 465GiB
  • Power Supply: 1000W

The hardware is detailed in this gist.

HDD Brackets

The SUN SPUD brackets work. I bought two additional ones with the article nr. 540-6562.

Resources

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Intel PRO/1000 PT Dual-Port-Server-Adapter (PCIe x4)

Geizhals.at/de | vendor product site chipset: Intel 82571GB (supported by e1000e driver)

Instead of this one I would buy an Intel ET Server, 2x 1000Base-T, PCIe x4 for ~130 EUR including SR-IOV support. I have another blog post for that card: Intel Gigabit ET Dual Port Server...

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