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DL180 G5 Memory trouble

IPUser
Occasional Advisor

DL180 G5 Memory trouble

Hello!

We have 2 memory module  1G 1Rx4 PC2 - 5300P - 555 - 12 - H2  in 1 and  2 slots. With It installed server works well.

Now I try to add 2 more modules   2Gb 2Rx8 PC2 - 5300U - 555 - 12 - E3 in 3 an 4 slots. And server doesn't start . It makes beeps only.

I tried to install only 2x2Gb modules  in 1,2 slots. It has no result.

 

What wrong? why doesn't is work?

 

4 REPLIES
IPUser
Occasional Advisor

Re: DL180 G5 Memory trouble

Does DL180 g5 support only ECC memory?
PGTRI
Honored Contributor

Re: DL180 G5 Memory trouble

hi,

 

It's because of non hp dimms, but that's just an assumption.

 

Thanks

 

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IPUser
Occasional Advisor

Re: DL180 G5 Memory trouble

>It's because of non hp dimms

Does  the HP lock servers to their own memory only? =(

Sbrown
Valued Contributor

Re: DL180 G5 Memory trouble

No however the FB-DIMM technology was pretty wonky about the proper ECC FB-DIMM.

Sounds like you should try a different brand FB-DIMM I like Avant memory!