Install a drive in a compute node
Use this information to install a drive in a compute node.
About this task
- Read the following sections to ensure that you work safely.
Ensure you have “SD650 V2 or SD650-N V2 Neptune DWC Waterloop Service Kit “ in hand to install components.
- For installing one drive only, complete the following steps.
Connect the cable to the drive; then, slide the drive into drive cage and make sure the drive is inserted into the place.Figure 1. Drive installation
- For installing two drives, complete the following steps.
- Install the lower drive.
Figure 2. Lower drive installation
Connect the cable to the drive.
Slide the lower drive into drive cage and make sure the lower drive is inserted into the place.
- Install the upper drive.
❶ Align the conduction plate with the rear side of the upper drive; then, fasten the four screws.
❷ Slide the upper drive into drive cage and make sure the upper drive is inserted into the place.
❸ Flip over the drive assembly cage and fasten the two screws.Figure 3. Upper drive installation
Reinstall the drive cage (see Install a drive cage assembly).
Reinstall the tray cover (see Install the tray cover).
Reinstall the tray (see Install a DWC tray in the enclosure).NoteFor safety, use the lift tool to install the tray into the rack.
- Connect all required external cables to the enclosure.NoteUse extra forces to connect QSFP cables to the enclosure if Mellanox ConnectX-6 adapters are installed.
Check the power LED on each node to make sure it changes from fast blink to slow blink to indicate all nodes are ready to be powered on.