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8i/16i RAID/HBA adapter + CFF expander

This section provides cable routing information for configuration (three 8 x 2.5-inch SAS/SATA front drive backplanes and one 4 x 2.5-inch SAS/SATA rear drive backplane) with one 8i/16i RAID/HBA adapter and one CFF expander.

8i/16i RAID/HBA adapter and CFF expander

Connections between connectors: 11, 22, 33, ... nn

Figure 1. Signal cable routing

1 BP 1: SAS1 CFF expander: C0
2 BP 2: SAS2 CFF expander: C1
3 BP 3: SAS3 CFF expander: C2
4 Onboard: CFF EXP PWR4 CFF expander: PWR
5 8i/16i adapter:
  • Gen 4: C0

  • Gen 3: C0C1

5 CFF expander: INPUT
6 Rear backplane: SAS6 CFF expander: C3