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Oracle® Exadata Database Server X8-8 Service Manual

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Updated: June 2020

CMOD Population Rules

The Oracle Exadata Database Server X8-8 supports eight CMOD configurations. Each CMOD supports a single socket containing a single processor.

For the single 8-socket (1x8) server configuration:

  • System Module 0 (SMOD0) System A and SMOD1 System B must be installed.

  • Eight CPU Modules (CMODs) must be installed in slots 0-7.

    System A must have Intel Xeon Platinum 8268, 24-core, 2.9-GHz, 205 W processors installed, and System A and System B processor SKUs and memory (capacity and number of DIMMs per CMOD) must be identical.

  • All eight dual PCIe card carrier (DPCC) slots 0-7 must be installed and must be active.

  • All eight fan modules (FMs) must be installed and all FMs must be active.

  • Both fan frames must be installed.

  • PS2 and PS3 power System A. PS0 and PS1 power System B.

  • All four AC power connectors on the back panel must be attached with grounded AC power cords.