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Remove the TCM/TPM adapter (for China only)

Use this information to remove the TCM/TPM adapter.

Before you remove the TCM/TPM adapter, complete the following steps:
  1. Read Installation Guidelines to ensure that you work safely.

  2. If the compute node is installed in a chassis, remove it (see Remove a compute node for instructions).
  3. Carefully lay the compute node on a flat, static-protective surface, orienting the compute node with the right side pointing toward you.
  4. Remove the compute node cover (see Remove the compute node cover for instructions).

  • When the TCM/TPM adapter is removed, all TCM/TPM adapter functions will be disabled.

To remove the TCM/TPM adapter, complete the following steps:

Figure 1. TCM/TPM adapter removal
Graphic illustrating the removal of TCM/TPM adapter

  1. Locate the TCM/TPM adapter connector on the system board (see System-board connectors for instructions).
  2. If necessary due to space limitation, you can remove I/O expansion adapters 3 and 4 to access to the TCM/TPM adapter connector (see System-board connectors and Remove an I/O expansion adapter for instructions).
  3. Carefully hold the TCM/TPM adapter by its edges; then, gently press on the latch, and lift it from the system board.

If you are instructed to return the TCM/TPM adapter, follow all packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.

Demo video

Watch the procedure on YouTube