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Oracle® Server X6-2 Service Manual

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Updated: January 2018

Remove the Oracle PCIe NVMe Switch Card From PCIe Slot 1

  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 slot 1.

    For instructions, see Remove a PCIe Riser From PCIe Slot 1 or 2.

  3. Disconnect the internal cables that connect the switch card to the disk backplane.
    image:Figure showing how to remove the PCIe NVMe switch card from                                 PCIe slot 1.
  4. Hold the riser in one hand and use your other hand to carefully remove the card from the riser.