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16-EDSFF drive backplane (two processors)

Use this section to understand the backplane cable routing for server model with 16 E1.S EDSFF front drives.

To connect cables for a 7mm drive backplane, refer to 7mm drive backplane.

Cable routing with a re-timer adapter

The following table shows the mapping relationship between backplane, re-timer adapter and system board connectors.

Table 1. Mapping between one front AnyBay backplane and a re-timer adapter with onboard connectors
1 EDSFF 0–11 PCIe connector 2
2 EDSFF 2–32 PCIe connector 1
3 EDSFF 4–53 PCIe connector 4
4 EDSFF 6–74 PCIe connector 3
5 Power5 Backplane power connector on the system board
6 EDSFF 8–96 PCIe connector 8 and 9
7 EDSFF 10–117 PCIe connector 7
8 EDSFF 12–138 C0
9 EDSFF 14–159 C1