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Oracle® Server X5-2 Service Manual

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Updated: January 2018
 
 

Remove the Internal HBA Card From PCIe Slot 4

  1. Prepare the server for service.
    1. Power off the server and disconnect the power cords from the power supplies.

      See Powering Down the Server.

    2. Extend the server to the maintenance position.

      See Extend the Server to the Maintenance Position.

    3. Attach an antistatic wrist strap to your wrist, and then to a metal area on the chassis.

      See Take Antistatic Measures.

    4. Open the server fan door to gain access to the disk backplanes.

      See Open the Server Fan Door

    5. Remove fan module FM0 (the left most fan viewing the server from the front).

      See Remove a Fan Module.

  2. Remove the PCIe riser from slots 3 and 4.

    For instructions, see Remove the PCIe Riser From PCIe Slots 3 and 4.

  3. Remove the internal host bus adapter card from the riser.
    1. Hold the riser in one hand and use your other hand to carefully remove the card from slot 4 of the riser.
    2. Disconnect the rear bracket attached to the PCIe card from the rear of the PCIe riser.
      image:Figure showing how to remove the internal HBA card from                                         slot 4.
  4. Disconnect the SAS cables and the super capacitor cable from the internal HBA card and place the card on an antistatic mat.
    image:Figure showing how to remove the SAS cables and super capacitor                                 cable from the internal HBA card in slot 4.
  5. If you are replacing the internal HBA card, use a No. 2 Philips screwdriver to remove the special fitted bracket from the HBA card.

    You will need to install the special fitted bracket on the replacement HBA card. Set aside the bracket until you are ready to install the replacement HBA card.


    image:Figure showing how to remove the special fitted bracket from                                 the HBA card.
  6. Lift the super capacitor up to release the reclosable fasteners that secure it to the server's chassis [2].
    image:Figure showing how to remove the super capacitor from the                                 server.
  7. Disconnect the super capacitor cable from the super capacitor and place the super capacitor on an antistatic mat [2].
  8. Carefully slide the SAS cables and super capacitor cable through the chassis mid-wall and remove the cables from the server.

    For instructions, see Remove the Internal HBA SAS Cable Assembly.