When placing a Intel® PRO/1000 MT Dual Port Server Adapter into specific IBM* Servers, the adapter will not initialize and will not be seen by the OS.
There is a known compatibility issue with some IBM eserver xSeries Servers* and the Intel PRO/1000 MT Dual Port Server Adapter using power management functionality. A complete list of alternate Intel PRO/1000 server adapters is available on IBM's Server Proven* list at the URL link below.
Compatibility for hardware, applications, and middleware
This applies to: