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HPE Proliant dl160 gen9 bifurcation

 
a157
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HPE Proliant dl160 gen9 bifurcation

How much can the PCIE slots bifucate, can they do x4/x4/x4/x4 or only x8/x8

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ksram
HPE Pro

Re: HPE Proliant dl160 gen9 bifurcation

Hi @a157 ,

Thank you for the Post.

Dual bifurcation (quadfurcation) of PCIe Adapters to the Advanced PCIe Configuration Options will allow a x16 PCIe device to be bifurcated into four x4 devices. This option would only be used for PCIe Adapters that support this level of bifurcation.

This may be dependent on few other factors as well.

> Update the BIOS to the latest available.

> Follow the below steps :

From the System Utilities screen, select ystem Configuration > BIOS/Platform Configuration (RBSU) > PCIe Device Configuration > PCIe Bifurcation Options.

 

Select an option :

> Enabled—Splits a PCIe slot into two equal-width slots. Use this option for cards that support or require bifurcation.

> Disabled—Does not bifurcate a PCIe slot.

Save your settings

Let us know if this helped.

Thank you

RamKS


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a157
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Re: HPE Proliant dl160 gen9 bifurcation

PCIe Device Configuration > PCIe Bifurcation Options.
PCIe Device Configuration is not listed

There is also no PCIe cards installed right now, were trying to make sure the option is a thing before you buy stuff

Were on BIOS U20 v2.80 (10/16/2020)

ksram
HPE Pro

Re: HPE Proliant dl160 gen9 bifurcation

Hi,

Good day!

The option would be available once the PCI Card is installed and if the installed card supports the feature.

Else the Option would eithe wont be available or it would greyed out.

Thank you,

RamKS


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