Installing the RAID controller Адаптер thinkserver Lenovo Tower Server - TS100 (ThinkServer) - Type 6431

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8.

   

If

 

you

 

are

 

installing

 

a

 

full-length

 

adapter,

 

remove

 

the

 

blue

 

adapter

 

guide

 

1

 

(if

 

any)

 

from

 

the

 

end

 

of

 

the

 

adapter.

 

  

  

 

9.

   

Carefully

 

grasp

 

the

 

adapter

 

by

 

the

 

top

 

edge

 

or

 

upper

 

corners,

 

and

 

align

 

it

 

with

 

the

 

expansion

 

slot

 

guides;

 

then,

 

press

 

the

 

adapter

 

firmly

 

into

 

the

 

expansion

 

slot.

 

Move

 

the

 

adapter

 

directly

 

from

 

the

 

static-protective

 

package

 

to

 

the

 

expansion

 

slot.

 

Attention:

  

Make

 

sure

 

that

 

the

 

adapter

 

is

 

correctly

 

seated

 

in

 

the

 

expansion

 

slot

 

before

 

you

 

turn

 

on

 

the

 

server.

 

Incomplete

 

installation

 

of

 

an

 

adapter

 

might

 

damage

 

the

 

system

 

board

 

or

 

the

 

adapter.

 

10.

   

Install

 

an

 

expansion-slot

 

screw

 

at

 

the

 

rear

 

of

 

the

 

adapter.

 

11.

   

If

 

you

 

are

 

installing

 

a

 

full-length

 

adapter,

 

press

 

on

 

the

 

release

 

lever

 

on

 

the

 

right

 

side

 

of

 

the

 

front

 

adapter-retention

 

bracket

 

to

 

release

 

the

 

retaining

 

tab

 

on

 

the

 

left

 

side

 

of

 

the

 

bracket.

 

12.

   

Connect

 

required

 

cables

 

to

 

the

 

adapter.

 

Route

 

cables

 

so

 

that

 

they

 

do

 

not

 

block

 

the

 

flow

 

of

 

air

 

from

 

the

 

fans.

 

13.

   

Reinstall

 

the

 

rear

 

adapter-retention

 

bracket;

 

then,

 

rotate

 

the

 

bracket

 

to

 

the

 

closed

 

position.

 

Note:

 

If

 

any

 

adapters

 

in

 

the

 

server

 

are

 

large

 

or

 

have

 

heavy

 

cables

 

attached

 

to

 

them,

 

you

 

can

 

remove

 

the

 

rear

 

adapter-retention

 

bracket

 

and

 

secure

 

all

 

of

 

the

 

adapters

 

with

 

expansion-slot

 

screws.

If

 

you

 

have

 

other

 

devices

 

to

 

install

 

or

 

remove,

 

do

 

so

 

now;

 

otherwise,

 

go

 

to

 

“Completing

 

the

 

installation”

 

on

 

page

 

50.

 

Installing

 

the

 

RAID

 

controller

 

Some

 

server

 

models

 

come

 

with

 

the

 

IBM

 

ServeRAID-MR10i

 

SAS/SATA

 

controller.

 

The

 

ServeRAID-MR10i

 

SAS/SATA

 

controller

 

enables

 

integrated

 

RAID

 

level-5

 

capability

 

on

 

hot-swap

 

SAS

 

models

 

that

 

support

 

2.5-inch

 

and

 

3.5-inch

 

SAS

 

hard

 

disk

 

drives.

 

To

 

install

 

the

 

ServeRAID-MR10i

 

SAS/SATA

 

controller,

 

complete

 

the

 

following

 

steps:

 

 

1.

   

Read

 

the

 

safety

 

information

 

that

 

begins

 

on

 

page

 

v

 

and

 

“Installation

 

guidelines”

 

on

 

page

 

19.

 

 

2.

   

Turn

 

off

 

the

 

server

 

and

 

all

 

attached

 

devices;

 

then,

 

disconnect

 

all

 

power

 

cords

 

and

 

external

 

cables.

 

 

3.

   

Unlock

 

and

 

remove

 

the

 

side

 

cover

 

(see

 

“Removing

 

the

 

side

 

cover”

 

on

 

page

 

23).

 

 

Chapter

 

2.

 

Installing

 

optional

 

devices

 

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