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Remove the RAID adapter

Use this information to remove the RAID adapter.

About this task



  1. Remove the compute node cover to make preparations for your compute node. See Remove the compute node cover.
  2. Remove the RAID adapter.
    1. Rotate the lever on the 2.5-inch drive backplane.
    2. The RAID adapter disengages from the connector on the backplane.
    3. Lift up the RAID adapter and remove it from the compute node.
    Figure 1. RAID adapter removal
    RAID adapter removal
After you finish
  • If you are removing the RAID adapter for the following purposes, there is no need to remove the 2.5-inch drive backplane.

    • You are removing the RAID adapter to access components on the system board, for example memory module slots 9–16.

    • You are removing the RAID adapter only to replace it.

  • If you are replacing the flash power module, see Flash power module replacement.

  • 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