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gchiappini
Occasional Advisor

CPUs with mixed Stepping levels

W2000 sp3
Proliant dl380 G3
rom bios 19/06/2003
2 processors one stepping 7 and one stepping 9
The customer has a event id 41 in the event viewer "The cpu in this multiprocessor system are not all the same revision level."
this is a messagges and not a error
Which is the next step that my customer must be follow for resolved this question ??
I have 2 ideas that i would shared with us
Your help is very appreciated
Regards
Gianluca
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Prashant (I am Back)
Honored Contributor
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Re: CPUs with mixed Stepping levels

Hi,

Upgrade server ROMBios to last version available
And also
Compaq supports multiple processors with N+N Stepping, which means that you can have any stepping in ProLiant-Server, but the Processor with the lowest stepping has to be placed into the first processor slot. The stepping count is related to the whole system.

This might help you.
But infomraiton i have is this
ProLiant servers that allow processor mixing

ProLiant DL760 (first generation)
ProLiant ML750 (first generation)
ProLiant DL580 (first generation)
ProLiant ML570 (first generation)
ProLiant 8500 Pentium III Xeon
ProLiant 8000 Pentium III Xeon
ProLiant 7000 Pentium II/III Xeon; Pentium Pro
ProLiant 6500 Pentium II/III Xeon; Pentium Pro
ProLiant 6400R Pentium III Xeon; Pentium Pro
ProLiant 6000 Pentium II/III Xeon; Pentium Pro
ProLiant 5500 Pentium II Xeon; Pentium Pro

from following link
http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/servers/processor-mixing/index.html

I am going to sleep now :-) take care

Regards,
Prashant S.

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