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What is required to split the disk backplane on a Power 550 server, 8204-E8A?


The split backplane configuration on a Power 550 server, 8204-E8A, requires the following features:

  • 8345 or 8346 - backplane
  • 3669 - internal cable
  • 3679 - external cable
  • 5900 (withdrawn) or 5912 PCIx SAS controller or 5901 PCIe SAS controller


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