An animation of the procedure to install a PCIe EM is available. See animation showing PCIe EM installation.
Note - The PCIe EMs shown in this topic might be different from those supplied with your server.
Before You Begin
For PCIe EM hot-plug preparation procedures on an Oracle Solaris 10 OS system, see Prepare a PCIe EM for Hot Plug in Oracle Solaris 10 and Solaris 11
To unlock and extend the handle, pull up on the underside of the release handle and lift the handle to its fully open position.
Caution - Pinch point. Keep your fingers clear of the back side of the lever, the lever hinges, and the edges of the module.
This action draws the PCIe EM into the slot, engaging the PCIe EM with its internal connector.
The LED blinks for approximately five seconds and then turns off.
For button location, see Back Panel PCIe EM LEDs.
Note - For component firmware update instructions, refer to the Oracle Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM) 3.0 Supplement for the Sun Server X2-8 (formerly Sun Fire X4800 M2).