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1. I have your excellent Super Server 6013P-8+ and want to install Windows 2003 Server with a single processor. Is it possible to configure Windows so that when I add the second processor I will not have to re-install the operating system (OS)?
2. I have X8DTH-iF motherboard with 2 E5450 processors and 32GB ECC reg memory. I use: 1) RevoDrive 3 as PCI-slot bootable drive ( with Windows 7 ultimate (latest drivers), 2) ATI FirePro 3D graphic card ( (latest drivers), 3) Adaptec 6805 RAID controller (latest firmware and drivers). For some reason, these 3 devices do not work together. Any two of them work perfectly, but when I connect all 3, RevoDrive disappears from BIOS. What could be the issue? I tried to switch their places on PCI slots, it did not help.
3. I plug in 4GB of memory into my P8SAA board but Windows XP only shows 3GB of memory. Everything works fine but why does Windows shows only 3GB of memory?
4. How do I create a bootable USB stick?
5. How to flash iSCSI option ROM to AOC-SG-I4?
6. What's the difference between the 82579LM and 82574L chipsets for the upcoming of the socket type LGA1155 motherboard?
7. I have this server : At the system initialization it hang with a post code “B7”. I try to search AMI bios post code on your web site but I don’t find them. Do you have a description list of AMI bios post code ? Do you know what means the post code “B7” ?
8. I have your X8DTT-IBQF. Can I use ipmitool to change the BMC ""LAN Select"" setting?
9. I read an article where Supermicro BMC (IPMI) security can be breached through UPnP and through Cipher 0 mechanisms. How do I avoid such issues?
10. I noticed X8 DP series motherboard showing "ERST: Failed to get Error Log Address Range" message during the RHEL/CentOS 6.2,6.3 version while booting. What is this problem related to?

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1. I have A1SRi-2758F motherboard and I'm using Non-ECC Un-buffered memory with model number: F3-1600C9Q-32GRS2. The problem is system hangs at code B0, and with DIMMA1 only hangs at code 15. Please advise! (10/24/2014)
2. I'm trying to install an Asus ThunderboltEXII card onto X10DAi, but it won't work. When I insert the card into the top PCH slot and plug the cable into the motherboard the system fails to post. Please advise! (10/24/2014)
3. I have X7DBE+ motherboard and I'm having 2 mirror Intel RAID. I do not know how to create hot spare in BIOS. Please Advise! (10/24/2014)
4. My A1SRI-2758F motherboard was not able to POST with Crucial memory DIMM CT51264BF160B. It stop at post code B0. Am I using wrong type memory? Do I have a faulty motherboard? (10/24/2014)
5. I have SuperServer SYS-6027TR-H71QRF with one Intel Xeon E5-2609 V2 and two Samsung 120GB SSD SATA drives installed. Two SSD SATA drives were not shown in BIOS under SATA configuration. I have tried different CPUs and memory DIMMs and also swap the nodes, but got the same result? What should I do to get my SSD SATA drives to be regconized? (10/24/2014)
6. I have a new X10DDW-i motherboard, which I can't access IPMI WEB GUI with shared LAN after set IP address to Static… Do you know how to solve it…? (10/24/2014)
7. I recently changed the BIOS setting "VGA Priority" to "Offboard." After doing this, I am no longer able to control the server by IPMI. I believe this is a known effect. I have 3 NVIDIA GRID GPU cards in the system and a Matrox VGA card on the motherboard. How can I change the VGA Priority setting back to "Onboard" if I am unable to access the BIOS via IPMI? If I plug a monitor in front of this unit, will the BIOS be visible? (10/24/2014)
8. We want to use 847DE16-R2K02JBOD. Which cables do we need to connect to a server and cascade to a 2nd 847DE16-R2K02JBOD? (10/24/2014)
9. We are testing X10DAi motherboard with Windows 7 Pro x64. Cards that is placed in slot 6 (connected via PCH) appears in “Safely remove hardware” icon in taskbar. Tried Decklink card and Intel LAN card. There is no such a problem, if card is placed in other slot. BIOS is v.1.0a. How can we solve this issue? Is there any BIOS settings for this? (10/24/2014)
10. Can the LSI 3108 controller on the X10DRC-LN4+ be flashed to IT mode? (10/24/2014)

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