Intel S5000PAL and S5000PALR Motherboards
In this article you will find detailed information about the Intel S5000PAL and S5000PALR Motherboards.
- Manufacturer: Intel
- Motherboard: S5000PAL and S5000PALR (additional information at Intel ARK)
- Manual: manual S5000PAL and S5000PALR
- FAQs: FAQs for 'S5000PAL' bei Intel
- Downloads: SR2500
- Differences between the Motherboard variants:
- S5000PAL: supports only 65nm Xeon 51xx/53xx CPUs
- S5000PALR: supports 65nm Xeon 51xx/53xx CPUs und 45nm Xeon 52xx/54xx CPUs (see SR2500 45nm CPUs require S5000PALR Motherboard)
- Motherboard form factor: SSI TEB 2.1 12" x 13" (305mm x 330mm)
- CPU socket: LGA-771 (Dual CPU)
- Number of DIMM slots: 8
- Memory type: ECC Fully Buffered DDR2
- Possible sizes of Memory Modules: 1GiB, 2GiB, 4GiB
- Maximum Memory Capacity: 32GB
- SATA chip: ESB-2 SATA
- 6 Ports
- Das Chassis and the specific configuration of your server will determine the number of disks that can be connected to the board.
- Expansion slots:
- Depends on the Riser Card (1U or 2U Chassis)
- Graphics chip: ATI ES1000 with 16 MB DDR SDRAM
- IPMI chip: IPMI Chip onboard
- S5000PALR (SR2500 45nm CPUs require S5000PALR Motherboard)
Recommendation: After a BIOS update load the default settings of the BIOS, and adjust the configuration as suggested below at BIOS Configuration.
- BIOS 101, BMC 68, FRU 48
- BIOS 99, BMC 68, FRU 48
- BIOS 98, BMC 65, FRU 48
- BIOS 85, BMC 62, FRU 47
At Thomas Krenn, after loading the default settings the following BIOS configuration adjustments are applied before a server with this motherboard gets its test installation and gets shipped:
"Quiet Boot" -> "Disabled"
- See BMC versions in the BIOS versions
Servers with Intel S5000PAL und S5000PALR
- 2U Intel Dual-CPU SR2500 Server (Server was sold off)
Author: Werner Fischer
Werner Fischer, working in the Web Operations & Knowledge Transfer team at Thomas-Krenn, completed his studies of Computer and Media Security at FH Hagenberg in Austria. He is a regular speaker at many conferences like LinuxTag, OSMC, OSDC, LinuxCon, and author for various IT magazines. In his spare time he enjoys playing the piano and training for a good result at the annual Linz marathon relay.