Note - This is a cold service procedure that must be performed by qualified service personnel. See Cold Service, Replaceable by Authorized Service Personnel for more information about this category of service procedures.
Caution - The server must be fully shut down and the power cords disconnected.
Caution - This procedure involves handling circuit boards that are extremely sensitive to static electricity. Ensure that you follow ESD preventative practices to avoid damaging the circuit boards.
Caution - Components inside the chassis might be hot. Use caution when servicing components inside the chassis.
See Remove the Top Cover.
Note - Note which PCIe/XAUI slots the cards occupy.
Note - If riser 0 contains a SAS PCIe RAID HBA card, disconnect the data cables from the card.
Note - If riser 0 contains a SAS PCIe RAID HBA card, there will only be the SATA DVD data cable connected to the motherboard.
Caution - The hard drive data cables are delicate. Ensure they are safely out of the way when servicing the motherboard.
Caution - Use care when removing the bus bar screws to avoid touching a heat sink, which can be dangerously hot.
Note - Set the four screws aside. You must use these screws to attach the motherboard to the bus bar during installation.
Tip - Note the metal tab projecting into the motherboard compartment from the rear, right corner of the chassis. In the next step, use care to avoid having this tab interfere with the removal of the motherboard.