Dual ATI Firepro 2450 X1 Graphics Cards no output to HP DL380e G8
Posted on 2014-03-27
We have 2 HP DL380e G8 Servers, brand new. Each is required to have 8 video outputs. We have purchased 4 ATI Firepro 2450 X1 graphics cards (2 per server) and each card has 2 adapters providing 4x DVI outputs.
So far when the cards have been installed in the server they have caused problems setting up RAID 6 (now resolved) and problems installing Server Operating System (Windows Server 2008 R2).
On one server we now have the operating system installed and the graphics cards are both showing in Device Manager, but we cannot get any video output other than via the onboard VGA graphics port.
The second server will not even boot if the graphics cards are installed. It gets as far as HP Smart Array checks and says there are no logical drives detected. Chances are we will completely wipe this server and start afresh if we get the issue resolved on the first server.
Has anyone else had similar issues?