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How-To Dell Server : Support on Memory (DIMM)

Summary: This page contains memory tutorial and support guide for Dell Servers (PowerEdge). It explains how to add memory (DIMM), or clear the count error log.

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This page contains memory tutorial and support guide for Dell Servers (PowerEdge).
It explains how to add memory (DIMM), or clear the count error log.
 

Information on Memory (DIMM)

What are the different types of DIMM? - SLN306395
The different type of supported memory varies from server to server. It is recommended to review the server's Installation and Service Manual for additional information.

How to configure the memory in the BIOS - SLN306397
Configuration of memory in BIOS varies from server to server, it is recommend to review the server's Installation and Service Manual for specifics.

How to Add a Memory stick - SLN306395
The guidance for adding memory varies from server to server depending on server's processor (CPU), number of memory channels, number of DIMM sockets and existing memory. It is recommend to review the server's Installation and Service Manual for additional information. For buying new memory, see below in the Buy Memory section.


Memory Troubleshooting

What are the main memory error codes?
This article lists DIMM errors at POST (at startup) - SLN72211.
This article lists DIMM errors in OMSA or in IDRAC - SLN292634.

How to troubleshoot System Memory? - SLN306398
This article explains how to isolate a defective memory DIMM in a Dell PowerEdge server and identify possible performance bottlenecks.

How to clear the SBE DIMM Memory error?
The error message "SBE log is full" means the counter for Single Bit Errors of the system memory has exceeded.
To resolve this, (1.) update the Server BIOS to the latest version and (2.) Clear the Server Event Log (SEL/ESM).


Buy Memory

How to buy additional Dell Memory (DIMM) for PowerEdge servers?
The Dell Memory Selector shows you what Dell certified memory is available to your system for upgrading and also let you purchase the DIMMs you need for upgrading.

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Affected Product

Servers

Last Published Date

23 Sep 2021

Version

5

Article Type

Solution