The following figure shows the adapter.
Figure 66. PCIe3 16 Gb 2-port Fibre Channel Adapter
Adapter FRU number
00E3496 (Designed to comply with RoHS requirement)
Wrap plug FRU number
Note: The wrap plug is included with the card, and can also be purchased from IBM.
I/O bus architecture
PCIe base and CEM 3.0, x8 PCIe bus interface
For more information about slot priorities, maximums, and placement rules, see PCIe adapter
placement rules and slot priorities (http://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/POWER9/
p9eab/p9eab_mtm_pciplacement.htm) and select the system that you are working on.
3.3 V, 12 V
4, 8, 16 Gb
Cables are the responsibility of the customer. Use multimode fiber optic cables with shortwave
lasers that adhere to the following specifications:
v OM4: Multimode 50/125 micron fiber, 4700 MHz x km bandwidth
v OM3: Multimode 50/125 micron fiber, 2000 MHz x km bandwidth
v OM2: Multimode 50/125 micron fiber, 500 MHz x km bandwidth
v OM1: Multimode 62.5/125 micron fiber, 200 MHz x km bandwidth
Managing PCIe adapters