This section describes how to remove and install the processors.
In addition to the service procedures provided in this document, Oracle provides animated service procedures that describe how to remove and install processors. To play the Sun Server X3-2 Service Animations go to: http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E22368_01/html/E38015/index.html
Caution - Ensure that all power is removed from the server before removing or installing a processor. You must disconnect the power cables from the server before performing these procedures.
Caution - These procedures require that you handle components that are sensitive to static discharge. This sensitivity can cause the component to fail. To avoid damage, ensure that you follow antistatic practices as described in Take Antistatic Measures.
Note - On single-processor systems, neither a heatsink nor a processor filler cover are installed in the processor socket 1 (P1). To protect the delicate processor socket pins, the cover that comes on the motherboard from manufacturing is left in place.
These following sections provide information to assist you when replacing a processor: