5270-8205 - IBM i Series E4B, PCIe LP 10Gb FCoE 2-port Adapter
This feature is the Low Profile (LP) equivalent of feature number 5708. 10 Gb FCoE PCIe Dual Port Adapter (#5708/5270) is a high-performance, 10 Gb, dual port, PCIe Converged Network Adapter (CNA) utilizing SR optics. Each port can provide NIC (Network Interface Card) traffic and Fibre Channel functions simultaneously. CCIN is 2B3B
PCIe 2.0 adapter with x8 Gen 1
Convergence Enhanced Ethernet (CEE) supported
SR optical transceiver with LC connection provides up to 300m cable length
Non-volatile error log on the adapter
Supported on AIX and Linux and VIOS for FC and Ethernet.
IBM i with VIOS support Ethernet
SAN and Network boot support for AIX, Linux
Requires FCoCEE capable switches for full FC+Ethernet capability. Ethernet only functionality if attached to ordinary Ethernet switch.
Utilizes existing cabling that supports 10 Gb SR
Based on Qlogic's Converged Network Adapter (CNA)
Configuration maximum when used for NIC traffic (not Fibre Channel usage)
Recommended performance Max assuming high utilization, One adapter per four active processors cores.
Recommended connectivity Max assuming high utilization, two adapters per one physical processor core.
Attributes provided: 10Gb FCoE PCIe Dual Port Adapter (LP)
Attributes required: 1 Low Profile (LP) slot
For 8202-E4B: (#5270)
Minimum required: 0
Maximum allowed: 4 (Initial order maximum: 4)
OS level required:
AIX Version 5.3 supported
AIX Version 6.1 supported
AIX Version 7.1 supported
SUSE Linux supported
Red Hat Linux supported
Refer to Software Requirements for specific O/S levels supported
Initial Order/MES/Both/Supported: Both
Return parts MES: No
Maximum of 4 supported in the CEC
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