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Remove a GPU adapter link (NVLink) bridge

Follow the instructions in this section to remove a GPU adapter link bridge, aka. NVLink bridge.


  1. Make preparations for this task.
    1. Remove the server cover. See Remove the server cover.
    2. If necessary, remove all flash power modules. See Remove a flash power module.
    3. Remove the air baffle, if necessary. See Remove the air baffle.
  2. Press the suction cup against the NVLink bridge until it adheres; then, pull up the suction cup to remove the NVLink bridge from the GPUs.
    Figure 1. Removal of an NVLink bridge
    NVLink bridge removal
  3. Install the NVLink covers.
    Figure 2. Installation of the NVLink covers
    NVLink covers installation