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.
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 […]