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Sun Server X4-8 Service Manual

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Updated: March 2018

Remove an Internal USB Flash Drive

This is an internal component that is accessible from the rear of the server by removing the SMOD. Perform this procedure to access and remove internal USB flash drives.

Your server might come equipped with a server-specific version of Oracle System Assistant loaded on a USB flash drive and installed (at the factory) in USB port P0. To use Oracle System Assistant, the flash drive must be installed in port P0, and it must contain only files specific to Oracle System Assistant. For more in formation about Oracle System Assistant, see Oracle System Assistant.

Before You Begin

  1. Prepare the server for cold service. See Prepare the Server for Cold Service.
  2. Remove the SMOD. See Remove the SMOD.
  3. Set the SMOD on a flat surface with the front side facing toward you.
  4. Close the SMOD handles.
  5. Rotate the SMOD 180 degrees so the back (connector) side is facing toward you.
  6. Turn the SMOD upside down and locate the HBA card.

    The USB flash drive ports are located inside the SMOD next to the HBA card.

    Note -  The connector (back) side of the SMOD should still be facing you.
  7. To remove a USB drive, pull it out of its slot.

    Oracle System Assistant, if present, is installed in the upper slot (USB port 0)

    image:An illustration showing the removal of the USB flash                                     drive.

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