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pSeries Server Frequently Asked Question



Document Author:

Tenley Jackson


Document ID:

FQ106753


Doc. Organization:

Techline Americas


Document Revised:

02/12/2007


Product(s) covered:

pSeries Server







FAQ: How many I/O drawers are supported on a System p model 570?

Answer to this FAQ:


From the limitations section of the model 570 salesmanual:

One-drawer systems support up to 8 I/O drawers (requires 4 processors)
Two-drawer systems support up to 12 I/O drawers
Three-drawer systems support up to 16 I/O drawers
Four-drawer systems support up to 20 I/O drawers


Please note that the I/O drawers can be distributed in any combination across the four CEC building blocks, as long as there are no more than four I/O drawers per RIO-2 loop.



Classification:

Hardware

Category:

Planning and Design




Platform(s):

IBM System p Family



O/S:

AIX

Keywords:

p5, model 570, POWER5, I/O drawer

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