We currently have a HP Blade c3000 chassis.
Bay 1: bl460G1
Bay 3: bl480 G1
Bay 5: bl460 G1
Bay 8: PCI Expansion Blade
Bay 2, 4 & 6: Empty
We are looking at buying a SB40c Storage blade however haven't been able to find a definitive answer from our supplier or on HP's website if it is possible to map the SB40c to the BL480 as the PCI Expansion Blade is already attached. The BL480c is our #2 ESX server.
Has anyone had a similar issue or is aware if it is possible?
http://bizsupport1.austin.hp.com/bc/docs/support/SupportManual/c01096820/c01096820.pdf confirms it's not possible since it says the PCI expansion blade is also only supported in the lower slot adjacent
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