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Sun Server X4-8 Service Manual

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Updated: March 2018

Remove a PCIe Card

PCIe cards are installed in pairs inside in Dual PCIe Card Carriers (DPCCs). To access a PCIe card, you must first remove its DPCC (see Remove a DPCC.

Perform this procedure when replacing a PCIe card or when changing its configuration.

Before You Begin

  1. Prepare the server for hot service. See Prepare the Server for Hot Service.

    Alternatively, to prepare the server for cold service, see Prepare the Server for Cold Service.

  2. Identify the DPCC containing the PCIe card.
  3. Remove the DPCC. See Remove a DPCC.
  4. Orient the DPCC so that the hinge is to the left.
  5. To open the top of the DPCC, lift the release latch at the non-hinged end of the lid and rotate the lid upward and to the left.
    image:An illustration showing how to open the top of a                                 DPCC.
  6. To remove the card, pull it straight up and out of its connector.
    image:An illustration showing how the removal of a PCIe card from a                                 DPCC.

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