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Red Hat purchased these in Q4CY20. I think we had increasingly been asked by customers to test or reproduce on 100% flash systems. We didn't have any until these.

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Hardware Specs

Count Manufacturer Model Capacity Notes
Chassis 1U Dell PowerEdge R640 N/A
Mainboard N/A Dell 0X45NX N/A
CPU 2 Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) Gold 6230 CPU @ 2.10GHz 80 cores total ARK
RAM 8 DIMMs Micron 36ASF4G72PZ-3G2J3 32GB 256GB Total
SSD 1 Toshiba KPM5XVUG960G 1TB For OS
NVMe 8 Dell P4610 1.6TB
NIC 2 ports Broadcom BCM5720 1Gb 1 port as uplink
NIC 2 ports Mellanox ConnectX-4 LX 25Gb 1 port as uplink
BMC 1 N/A N/A Reachable at $ using usual IPMI credentials.


These PXE using Legacy/BIOS mode and can be provisioned via Cobbler normally.

Network Config

These nodes are connected to a QFX5120 uplinked and managed by Red Hat IT. For an example of how to report an outage, see

Each server has a 25Gb pigtail from a 100Gb breakout cable. The first three QSFP+ ports are configured VLAN101 untagged and VLAN100 tagged. Our DHCP server is configured to hand out leases to the 25Gb interfaces.

hardware/folio.txt · Last modified: 2021/06/04 20:17 by djgalloway