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Managing pcie adapters for ibm power system l922 9008-22l; ibm power system s922 9009-22a; ibm power system h922 9223-22h; ibm power system s914 9009-41a; ibm power system s924 9009-42a; ibm power system h924 9223-42h; ibm emx0 pcie gen3 i/o expansion dra
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– Provides support for Fibre Channel class 3
– Provides a maximum Fibre Channel throughput that is achieved by using full duplex hardware
v The adapter provides an end-to-end data path parity and CRC protection, including internal data path
random-access memory (RAM)
v Provides architectural support for multiple upper layer protocols
v Provides comprehensive virtualization capabilities with support for N_Port ID Virtualization (NPIV)
and virtual fabric (VF)
v Provides support for message signaled interrupts extended (MSI-X)
v Provides support for 255 VFs and 1024 MSi-X
v Provides an internal, high-speed static random-access memory (SRAM) memory
v Provides ECC protection of local memory that includes single-bit correction and double-bit protection
v Provides an embedded shortwave optical connection with diagnostics capability
v Provides support for an on-board context management by firmware:
– Up to 8192 FC port logins
– I/O multiplexing down to the Fibre Channel frame level
v Provides data buffers capable of supporting 64+ buffer-to-buffer (BB) credits per port for shortwave
v Provides link management and recovery that is handled by firmware
v Provides on-board diagnostic capability accessible by an optional connection
v Provides a performance up to 16 Gbps full duplex
The following figure shows the adapter.
Figure 55. PCIe3 LP 16 Gb 2-port Fibre Channel Adapter
Managing PCIe adapters



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