NIC supported on all operati
TCP/UDP/IP stateless offload
LSO, LRO, and checksum offload
NIM boot support
Backward compatible with 40 Gb Ethernet when using compatible cables and transceivers
Improves performance and scalability by offloading the CPU from I/O networking tasks
Minimizes CPU overhead by more efficiently using memory access
Operating system or partition requirements
If you are installing a new feature, ensure that you have the software that is required to support the new
feature and that you determine whether any prerequisites must be met for this feature and attaching
devices. To check for operating system and partition requirements, see one of the following links:
v The latest version of enabling libraries and utilities can be downloaded from Fix Central
v IBM Power Systems Prerequisites (https://www14.software.ibm.com/support/customercare/iprt/
v IBM SSIC (System Storage Interoperation Center)(http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/support/storage/
v The latest version of the device driver or the IBM Power RAID adapter utilities (iprutils) can be
downloaded from the IBM Service and Productivity Tools website (http://www14.software.ibm.com/
v For more information on Linux support, see the Linux Alert website(www14.software.ibm.com/
PCIe2 LP 4-Port USB 3.0 Adapter (FC EC45; CCIN 58F9)
Learn about the specifications for the feature code (FC) EC45 adapter.
The PCIe2 LP 4-Port USB 3.0 Adapter (FC EC45) is a PCI Express (PCIe) generation 2, low-profile,
high-performance expansion adapter that provides the following features and support:
v The adapter is compliant with PCIe base specification revision 2.
v The adapter is a single-lane (1x) PCI Express with a throughput of 5 Gbps.
v The adapter is a single-slot, half-length short form factor, PCIe2 card.
v The adapter is FCC Class A compliant.
v The adapter provides four downstream, external, high-speed Universal Serial Bus (USB) 3.0 ports with
Type A connectors.
v The USB ports are also compatible with USB specifications, revision 1.1 and 2.0 devices.
v The adapter supports the simultaneous operation of multiple USB 3.0, USB 2.0, and USB 1.1 devices.
Restriction: When multiple keyboards are attached to the USB ports on the system or on the USB
adapter, only one keyboard can be used while the partition is booting-up.
v The adapter provides 2k electrically erasable and programmable read-only memory (EEPROM) at 256
v The provides supports integrated dual-speed USB transceivers.
Managing PCIe adapters