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Replacing the optional DVD drive

Use this information to replace the DVD drive.

The following notes describe the type of drives that the server supports and other information that you must consider when you install a drive. For a list of supported drives, see the Lenovo ServerProven website.
  • Locate the documentation that comes with the drive and follow those instructions in addition to the instructions in this chapter.
  • Make sure that you have all the cables and other equipment that are specified in the documentation that comes with the drive.
  • The server supports one ultra-slim SATA optical drive.

Read the safety information in Safety and Installation guidelines.

If you are replacing a server component in the server, you need to turn off the server and peripheral devices, and disconnect the power cords and all external cables.

When you disconnect the power source from the server, you lose the ability to view the LEDs because the LEDs are not lit when the power source is removed. Before you disconnect the power source, make a note of which LEDs are lit, including the LEDs that are lit on the operation information panel, on the light path diagnostics panel, and LEDs inside the server on the system board.

To replace the DVD drive, complete the following steps.

  1. Remove the cover (see Removing the cover).
  2. Remove the DVD drive filler panel if it is installed. Locate the blue release tab on the rear of the DVD drive filler panel; then, while you press the tab, push the DVD drive filler panel out of the drive bay.

  3. Remove the retention clip from the DVD drive filler panel. Save the DVD drive filler panel for future use.
  4. Attach the drive-retention clip that you removed in the step above to the side of the new DVD drive

    If you are installing an optical drive that contains a laser, observe the following safety precautions.
    Statement 3

    When laser products (such as CD-ROMs, DVD drives, fiber optic devices, or transmitters) are installed, note the following:
    • Do not remove the covers. Removing the covers of the laser product could result in exposure to hazardous laser radiation. There are no serviceable parts inside the device.
    • Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified herein might result in hazardous radiation exposure.

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    Some laser products contain an embedded Class 3A or Class 3B laser diode. Note the following.

    Laser radiation when open. Do not stare into the beam, do not view directly with optical instruments, and avoid direct exposure to the beam.

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  5. Slide the DVD drive into the bay until the DVD drive clicks into place.

  6. Follow the instructions that come with the drive to set any jumpers or switches.

If you have replaced a server component or installed an optional device in the server, you need to reconnect the power cords and all external cables, and turn on the server and peripheral devices.