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Cannot add mem 12GB DL380 G4

 
nataris
Advisor

Cannot add mem 12GB DL380 G4

I intend to replace old mem and add mem for all dimms (total 2 GB X 6 Dimm). but after I done, the server can show red led in front of panel server. Then, I try replace only 2 GB x 4 dimm. It was ok. The led show green.


The information as show survey file as below.

Before upgrade mem.
DIMM ( DDR ) 1024 Mbytes (400 MHz)
DIMM ( DDR ) 1024 Mbytes (400 MHz)
DIMM ( DDR ) 512 Mbytes (400 MHz)
DIMM ( DDR ) 512 Mbytes (400 MHz)
DIMM ( DDR ) 512 Mbytes (400 MHz)
DIMM ( DDR ) 512 Mbytes (400 MHz)

After upgrade mem
DIMM 1 ( DDR ) 2048 Mbytes (400 MHz)
DIMM 2 ( DDR ) 2048 Mbytes (400 MHz)
DIMM 3 ( DDR ) 2048 Mbytes (400 MHz)
DIMM 4 ( DDR ) 2048 Mbytes (400 MHz)
DIMM 5 Not Installed
DIMM 6 Not Installed


I also attach the old survey file(before upgrade) and new survey file(after upgrade)


Please, help me
Thanks in advance.
1 REPLY
Sameer_Nirmal
Honored Contributor

Re: Cannot add mem 12GB DL380 G4

Looks like the 2GB DIMMs are Dual-rank DIMMs. With the Dual-Rank DIMMs in Banks A & B, bank C can't be used per the rule at

http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/12028_div/12028_div.HTML