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IBM 4 Gigabit PCI Express Dual Port Fibre Channel Adapter

Compliant with the PCIe Base and CEM 1.0a specifications:
x1 and x4 lane link interface at 2.5 Gbit/s (auto-negotiated with system)
Supports VC0 (1 Virtual Channel) and TC0 (1 Traffic Class)
Configuration and IO Memory read/write, completion, message
Support for 64 bit addressing
ECC error protection
Link CRC on all PCIe packets and message information
Large payload size: 2048 bytes for read and write
Large read request size: 4096 bytes
Compatible with 1, 2, and 4 Gb Fibre Channel interface:
Auto-negotiate between 1 Gb, 2 Gb or 4 Gb link attachments
Support for all Fibre Channel topologies: point-to-point, arbitrated loop, and fabric
Support for Fibre Channel class 2 and 3
Maximum Fibre Channel throughput achieved using full duplex hardware support
End-to-end data path parity and CRC protection, including internal data path RAMs
Architectural support for multiple upper layer protocols
Internal high-speed SRAM memory
ECC protection of local memory, includes single-bit correction and double-bit protection
Embedded short-wave optical (LC) connection with diagnostics capability
Onboard Context Management by firmware (per port):
Up to 510 FC Port Logins
Up to 2047 concurrent Exchanges
I/O multiplexing down to the FC Frame level
Data buffers capable of supporting 64+ buffer-to-buffer (BB) credits per port for short-wave applications
Link management and recovery handled by firmware
Onboard diagnostic capability accessible by optional connection
Parts and construction compliant with the European Union Directive of Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS)
Performance up to 4.25 Gbps full duplex

I/O bus architecture: PCI Express (PCIe) Base and CEM 1.0a, x4 PCIe bus interface
Slot requirement: One available PCIe x4, x8, or x16 slot
Voltage: 3.3V
Form factor: Short, low-profile
FC compatibility: 1, 2, 4 gigabit
50/125 micron fiber (500 MHz*km bandwidth cable)
1.0625 Gbps 0.5 – 500 m
2.125 Gbps 0.5 – 300 m
4.25 Gbps 0.5 – 150 m
62.5/125 micron fiber (200 MHz*km bandwidth cable)
1.0625 Gbps 0.5 – 300 m
2.125 Gbps 0.5 – 150 m
4.25 Gbps 0.5 – 70 m
Maximum number: For system-specific adapter placement information, see the PCI adapter placement for machine type 94xx or PCI adapter placement for machine types 82xx and 91xx.

Operating system or partition requirements:
AIX 5L? Version 5.3 with the 5300-06 Technology Level, or later
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 U5
IBM i 6.1, or later
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10, SP1

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