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nPartition Hardware Requirements for Operating Systems

 

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Table 3-1 lists the hardware requirements for operating systems running on nPartitions.

Table 3-1 Operating System Hardware Requirements

Operating SystemnPartition Hardware Requirements

HP-UX B.11.11

Supports up to 64 PA-RISC processor cores.

HP-UX B.11.23, March 2004 and earlier

Supports up to 64 Intel Itanium 2 processor cores.

HP-UX B.11.23, September 2004 and later

Supports up to 128 PA-RISC processors.

Supports up to 128 Intel Itanium 2 processor cores.

HP-UX B.11.31

Supports up to 128 Intel Itanium 2 processor cores.

HP OpenVMS I64 8.2-1

Supports up to 4 cells (16 processor cores) on servers based on the HP sx1000 chipset. Requires single-core Itanium 2 processors, and does not support HP mx2 dual-processor modules.

HP OpenVMS I64 8.3

Supports up to 4 cells (16 processors, up to 32 cores) on servers based on the HP sx1000 chipset or HP sx2000 chipset.

On servers based on the HP sx2000 chipset, supported only in nPartitions that have dual-core Intel Itanium 2 processors.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003

Supports up to 64 Intel Itanium 2 processor cores.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Update 2

Supports up to eight Intel Itanium 2 processor cores. Requires single-core Itanium 2 processors, and does not support HP mx2 dual-processor modules.

Supports a maximum of two cells in an nPartition.

Supports a maximum of one I/O chassis in an nPartition. Requires a PCI-X I/O chassis, and does not support PCI I/O chassis.

Supports a maximum of 96 GBytes memory.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Update 3

Supports up to eight Intel Itanium 2 processors. Requires single-core Itanium 2 processors, and does not support HP mx2 dual-processor modules.

Supports a maximum of two cells in an nPartition.

Supports a maximum of 128 GBytes memory.

Supports a maximum of two I/O chassis in an nPartition. Requires a PCI-X I/O chassis, and does not support PCI I/O chassis.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Update 4

Supports up to eight Intel Itanium 2 processors.

On servers based on the HP sx2000 chipset, supported only in nPartitions that have dual-core Intel Itanium 2 processors.

Supports a maximum of two cells in an nPartition.

Supports a maximum of 128 GBytes memory.

Supports a maximum of two I/O chassis in an nPartition. Requires a PCI-X I/O chassis, and does not support PCI I/O chassis.

SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 9

Supports up to 16 Intel Itanium 2 processors. Requires single Itanium 2 processors, and does not support HP mx2 dual-processor modules.

Supports a maximum of four cells in an nPartition.

Supports a maximum of 256 GBytes memory.

Supports a maximum of two I/O chassis in an nPartition. Requires a PCI-X I/O chassis, and does not support PCI I/O chassis.

SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10

Supports up to 16 Intel Itanium 2 processors.

On servers based on the HP sx2000 chipset, supported only in nPartitions that have dual-core Intel Itanium 2 processors.

Supports a maximum of four cells in an nPartition.

Supports a maximum of 256 GBytes memory.

Supports a maximum of two I/O chassis in an nPartition. Requires a PCI-X I/O chassis, and does not support PCI I/O chassis.

 

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