Remove the MicroSD card
Follow the instructions in this section to remove the MicroSD card.
About this task
Power off the server and peripheral devices and disconnect the power cords and all external cables. See Power off the server.
Prevent exposure to static electricity, which might lead to system halt and loss of data, by keeping static-sensitive components in their static-protective packages until installation, and handling these devices with an electrostatic-discharge wrist strap or other grounding system.
- Make preparations for this task.
- If the server is installed in a rack, slide the server out on its rack slide rails to gain access to the top cover, or remove the server from the rack. See Remove the server from rack.
- Remove the top cover. See Remove the top cover.
- Remove risers. See Remove a rear riser assembly.
- If your server comes with a rear drive assembly, remove it first. See Rear drive backplane and drive cage replacement.
- If your server comes with a 7mm rear drive assembly, remove it first. See Rear 7mm drive backplane and drive cage replacement.
- Record where the cables are connected to the system board assembly; then, disconnect all the cables.AttentionDisengage all latches, cable clips, release tabs, or locks on cable connectors beforehand. Failing to release them before removing the cables will damage the cable connectors on the system board assembly. Any damage to the cable connectors may require replacing the system board assembly.
- Remove the MicroSD card.Figure 1. Removing MicroSD card
- Slide the socket lid to the open position.
- Lift open the socket lid.
- Remove the MicroSD card from the socket.
If the removed MicroSD card is defective, the historical data of the firmware and user data uploaded through Remote Disc On Card (RDOC) will be lost. To roll back firmware versions without the card installed, do it in Lenovo XClarity Controller.
If the removed MicroSD card works normally, install it to a new system I/O board.