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Install a DIMM comb

Use this information to install a DIMM comb.

About this task

Watch the procedure
  • A video of this procedure is available at YouTube.


  1. Follow any special handling and installation instructions that come with the CMOS battery.
  2. Insert the new CMOS battery:
    1. Face the positive (+) symbol to the center of the node; then, place the battery into the seat until it clicks in place.
    2. As you slide the CMOS battery into place, press the top of the CMOS battery into the socket. Make sure that the battery clip holds the battery securely.
      Figure 1. CMOS battery installation
      CMOS battery installation
After you finish
  1. Install the tray cover. See Install the tray cover.

  2. Install the tray into the enclosure. See Install a DWC tray in the enclosure.

  3. Connect all required external cables to the solution.
    Use extra force to connect QSFP cables to the solution.
  4. 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.