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HP L1000 & L2000 (rp5400/rp5450) Servers

Quick Facts
CPU 1-2 (L1000)
1-4 (L2000)
PA-8500/
PA-8600
360-550 MHz
Caches 1.5 MB L1
RAM 8 GB (L1000)
16 GB (L2000)
Drives 5 SCSI
Expansion 8 PCI (L1000)
12 PCI (L2000)
Bandwidth CPU 1.4 GB/s
Mem 1.4 GB/s
I/O 2.1 GB/s
I/O 2 SCSI
2 serial
100E
10E console

Overview

These 7U rack-mountable SMP servers supported either up to two (L1000/rp5400) or up to four (L2000/rp5450) 64-bit PA-RISC processors. In contrast to their L1500/L3000 sucessors the L1000/L2000 were based on a rather conservative system architecture, using the Astro/Elroy main chipset combination used in many other four-digits workstations and servers.

The L1000 and L2000 could be upgraded with a board-swap (mainboard, processors, etc.) to the Itanium 2-based rx5670 servers.

Introduced: October 1999.

Model numbers:

Internals

CPU

Both the L1000 and L2000 came with two different system boards, which supported different types of processors (A versus B suffix on the model number).

The L1000/rp5400 systems support up to 2-way and the L2000/rp5450 up to 4-way SMP. The following table lists the various suffixes denoting the different theoretically possible CPU-configurations. Upgrading from one configuration to another could require the replacement of other parts besides the processor, e.g., the mainboard or power supply.

It is possible not all system boards shipped with these L1000/L2000s support all possible processors.

Chipset

Buses

Memory

Expansion

Drives

External connectors

ROM update

There is an firmware update available which contains the latest version (44.28).

There is also an firmware update available for the (revision A) GSP service processors which contains the latest version A.01.12.

References

Manuals

Pictures

Operating systems

Benchmarks

Model SPEC95, int SPEC95, fp SPEC2000, int SPEC2000, fp
L2000-44 33.70 47.20 ? ?

Compare these with other results on the Benchmarks page.

Physical dimensions/Power

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