Ok so it’s been a while since I posted back about this. My efforts were a total FAIL, doing it my way will kill the card. Fortunately, another reader Ralf managed to get the job done right and was kind enough to send in some photo’s.
Not much to write about this time of the year. Here is a rough diagram of what I have done with my home network:
I was reviewing the specs of my network card when I came across this little gem: Data Path: Four lane (x4) PCI Express compatible with x1, x4, x8, and x16 PCI Express slots So, the card does officially work in a x1 slot. As long as I don’t do any damage to the pcb while […]
Yesterday was a good day for deliveries. Along with the XL3000’s I also got a HP NC360T network card that I ordered of eBay. This will be going into the N40L microserver in the PCIe x1 slot as the x16 slot is earmarked for a P410-512 Storage Array card. As you can see, the card […]