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Need to ask anyone if you can hot start either DL580 or DL380 powerbackplane using purple and ground?

Or do you need to have it connected to explicitly have it connected to a motherboard?
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Not sure about the powerbackplane but i know you can do it directly with the PSU soldering some of the connectors together

Would assume you can do the same with the power plane directly
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Is it possible to replace the proliant 580 g5 mobo with say a desktop mobo without replacing the original PSU.
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Originally Posted by psychophat View Post

Is it possible to replace the proliant 580 g5 mobo with say a desktop mobo without replacing the original PSU.

No not really. The form-factor isn't really standard. Only thing about it that is standard is the chassis dimensions.

You'd be better off selling it and using those funds to pick up something better.
    
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I see, I'm a going to play around with it and probably get it to work on my side-projects. Or it'll go as one of my battery chargers as usual.
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