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Remove the KVM breakout module

Use this information to remove the breakout module.

Before you remove the KVM breakout module:
  1. Read the following section(s) to ensure that you work safely.
  2. Turn off the corresponding compute node that you are going to perform the task on.

  3. Remove the node (see Remove a compute node from the enclosure).

  4. Remove the compute node cover (see Remove the compute node cover).

  5. Remove the air baffle (see Remove the air baffle).

Complete the following steps to remove the KVM breakout module.

The right KVM breakout module (for four 2.5-inch-drive model)
Figure 1. Right KVM breakout module removal
Right KVM breakout module removal
Table 1. Components on the right KVM breakout module removal
1 Long signal cable2 Short signal cable
The left KVM breakout module (for six 2.5-inch-drive model)
Figure 2. Left breakout module removal
Left KVM breakout module removal
Table 2. Components on the left KVM breakout module removal
1 Short signal cable2 Long signal cable

  1. Loosen the screw.
  2. Disconnect all of the cables from the system board.
  3. Push the KVM breakout module from the rear of the compute node and slide the it out of the compute node.
    Be careful as you route the cables through the openings in the backplane or the drive bay.

If you are instructed to return the component or optional device, follow all packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.

Demo video

Watch the procedure on YouTube