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BL495c G6 Memory issues

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BL495c G6 Memory issues

I've had another BL495c G6 which when we've tried to upgrade the memory has failed to POST. Can anyone recomend what we could be doing wrong. the dimms i'm trying to install are 8gb dimms, and i'm placing the dimms in the furthest away sockets from the processors. The part number of the dimms I was trying are 405478-071 which I believe is valid. I can get the server to POST if I remove the dimms. Anyone else encounter problems with memory on the BL495c G6's?




Re: BL495c G6 Memory issues



The Memory module part number 405478-071 (DIMM,REG,8GB PC2-5300,512Mx4,RoHS) is not supported in this server.


Following are the supported part numbers in this server: 

HP 2GB (2x1GB) Single Rank PC2-6400 (DDR2-800) Registered Memory Kit 497763-B21
HP 4GB (2x2GB) Single Rank PC2-6400 (DDR2-800) Registered Memory Kit 497765-B21
HP 8GB (2x4GB) Dual Rank PC2-6400 (DDR2-800) Registered Memory Kit 497767-B21
HP 8GB (2x4GB) Dual Rank x4 PC2-6400 (DDR2-800) Registered Low Power Memory Kit 504351-B21
HP 16GB (2x8GB) Dual Rank PC2-5300 (DDR2-667) Registered Memory Kit 408855-B21
HP 64GB (8x8GB) Dual Rank PC2-5300 (DDR2-667) Registered Memory Kit  495605-B21


Refer HP ProLiant BL495c Generation 6 (G6) Server Blade QuickSpec document for more informaion on option parts: 

http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/13346_div/13346_div.HTML#Core Options


Also, refer the DIMM installation guidelines: 




Murali Mohan Vadlani

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Re: BL495c G6 Memory issues

Thanks for the reply,

Can you confirm that 405478-071 isn't the same as part number 432671-001

as the part number you've quoted above are the Option part numbers, but those part numbers aren't the p/n you see on the actual Dimms.