Server Products
Intel® Server Board S5000PAL
Frequently Asked Questions

Why does Microsoft Windows* show only 4GB memory, when I have 8GB memory installed?

PAE mode should be enabled.

What Intel® Server Chassis are supported?
Intel® Server Chassis SR1500
Intel® Server Chassis SR1550
Intel® Server Chassis SR2500

Either a backplane or a midplane is required. What options are available?
SR1500 Backplanes:

Product Code MM Description Qty Per
ASR1500SASBP 880524 SR1500 (1U) Hotswap SAS Backplane Kit. Compatible with either SAS or SATA 3.5” hard drives. Kit contents include the following: Backplane with 4 port SAS controller, USB cable (to front panel). 1
ASR1500PASBP 880523 SR1500 (1U) Hotswap Passive SAS/SATA Backplane Kit. Compatible with either SAS or SATA 3.5” hard drives. Kit contents include the following: Hot swap backplane with pass-through capabilities for either onboard SATA ports or a SAS/SATA add-in card, Enclosure management cable, 3 SAS/SATA cables (pre-kitted and length matched to Alcolu on board SATA ports) 1


SR1550 midplanes:
Product Code MM Description Qty Per
FALSASMP 880521 SR1550/SR2500 SAS Midplane with optional ROMB8 port SAS controller with optional HW RAID upgrade. Note RAID requires RAID activation key and RAID mini DIMM (cache) each sold separately. 1
FALPASMP 880520 SR1550/SR2500 Passive MidplaneCompatible with either SAS or SATA hard drives. Kit contents include the following: Passive mid-plane with pass-through capabilities for either onboard SATA ports or a SAS/SATA add-in card, Enclosure management cable, Note: SATA drive cables are not included. 1


SR2500 midplanes:
Product Code MM Description Qty Per
FALSASMP 880521 SR2500 (2U) SAS Midplane with optional ROMB8 port SAS controller with optional HW RAID upgrade. Note RAID requires RAID activation key and RAID DIMM (cache) each sold separately. 1
FALPASMP 880520 SR2500 (2U) Passive MidplaneCompatible with either SAS or SATA hard drives. Kit contents include the following: Passive mid-plane with pass-through capabilities for either onboard SATA ports or a SAS/SATA add-in card, Enclosure management (I2C) cable, Note: no SATA cables are included. 1


A full-height riser is also required.  What options are available?
SR1500:

Product Code MM Description Qty Per
ADWPCIEXPR 856373 SR1500 (1U) Full Height PCI-Express* riser (one PCI-Express x8 slot). 1
ADWPCIXR 865412 SR1500 (1U) Full Height PCI-X riser (one PCI-X slot) 1


SR1550:
Product Code MM Description Qty Per
ADWPCIEXPR 856373 SR1500/1550 (1U) Full Height PCI-Express* riser (one PCI-Express x8 slot). 1
ADWPCIXR 865412 SR1500/1550 (1U) Full Height PCI-X riser (one PCI-X slot) 1


SR2500:
Product Code MM Description Qty Per
ASR2500FHR 880515 SR2500 (2U) Full Height PCI-Express* riser card (two PCI-Express* slots, one PCI-X slot). 1
ADRPCIXRIS 863135 SR2500 (2U) Full Height PCI-X riser card (three PCI-X slots) 1
ADRACTRIS 856546 SR2500 (2U) Full Height PCI-X "active" high performance riser card (three PCI-X slots) 1


A Control Panel is also required. What options are available?
SR1500:

Product Code MM Description Qty Per
AXXRACKFP 861048 SR1500 Standard Control Panel (unit contains buttons, LEDs, front USB/video). 1
AXXLCPRACK 861305 SR1500 Intel Local Control Panel (unit contains LCD, buttons, navigation buttons, USB). 1


SR1550:
Product Code MM Description Qty Per
ASR1550FP 881677 SR1550 Standard Control Panel (unit contains buttons, LEDs, front USB/video). 1
ASR1550MINFP 881675 SR1550 Mini Control Panel (unit contains buttons, LEDs, front USB) No video required for 8 drive configuration. 1
ASR1550LCP 881676 SR1550 Intel Local Control Panel (unit contains LCD, buttons, navigation buttons, USB). 1


SR2500:
Product Code MM Description Qty Per
ASR2500FP 881747 SR2500 Standard Control Panel (unit contains buttons, LEDs, front USB/video). 1
ASR2500LCP 881264 SR2500 Intel® Local Control Panel (unit contains LCD, buttons, navigation buttons, USB). 1


What is the Pin-out for the Front Panel?
Table 19. Front Panel SSI Standard 24-pin Connector Pin-out(J3H2)

What are the Power Supply Output Voltage limits?
Table 38. Voltage Regulation Limits

This applies to:

Intel® Server Board S5000PAL



Solution ID: CS-022637
Last Modified: 13-Oct-2014
Date Created: 01-May-2006
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