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Proliant DL360p G8 BIOS NIC settings

Hi All-

 

How can I change the BIOS NIC settings for a HP Proliant DL 360p Gen8? Specifically I want to change the NIC speed from 10GB to 1GB because my network switch can't handle 10GB

 

Is it possible?

 

Thanks

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Re: Proliant DL360p G8 BIOS NIC settings

Hello,

wasn't it set automatically after you connected NIC to switch? We had similar servers on 1Gb lan without any problem.

 

Jan

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Re: Proliant DL360p G8 BIOS NIC settings

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No it seems not. I don't get any NIC LED activity when connected to the switch

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Re: Proliant DL360p G8 BIOS NIC settings

Hmm, what is your port setting on switches? Could you try setup "auto" mode for automatic negotation ?

 

Jan

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Re: Proliant DL360p G8 BIOS NIC settings

Switch ports are set to auto speed and auto duplex

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Re: Proliant DL360p G8 BIOS NIC settings

hmm, I do not think it is server related.

anyway, here is full manual http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bc/docs/support/SupportManual/c00191707/c00191707.pdf to

HP ROM-Based Setup Utility, but I really did not find possibility to change nic speed there.

Have you tried to contact HP support?

 

Jan

 

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Re: Proliant DL360p G8 BIOS NIC settings

Cntrl S during post will allow you to access the Broadcom nics. You can change the speed setting there.

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