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Memory module installation order

Memory modules must be installed in a specific order based on the memory configuration that you implement on your node.

List of supported memory module is different for 1st generation (Skylake) and 2nd generation (Cascade Lake) Intel Xeon processors. Make sure to install compatible memory modules to avoid system error.For a list of supported DIMMs, see: Lenovo ServerProven website.

See the following table for channel information of DIMMs around a processor.

Integrated Memory Controller (iMC)Controller 1Controller 0
ChannelChannel 2Channel 1Channel 0Channel 0Channel 0Channel 0Channel 1Channel 2
DIMM connector (Processor 1)12345679
DIMM connector (Processor 2)910111213141516