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  • Page 2 ThinkSystem RAID 930-24i Adapter Installation and User Guide 1st Edition Note Before using this information and the product it supports, read the general information in Appendix A “Getting help and technical assistance”, Appendix B “Notices”, the safety information, warranties, and licenses information on the Lenovo Web site at: https://support.lenovo.com/documents/LNVO-DOCS.
  • Page 3 ThinkSystem RAID 930-24i Adapter Installation and User Guide Table of Contents 1st Edition Contents Chapter 1: Hardware Installation ....................3 1.1 Requirements .
  • Page 4: Chapter 1: Hardware Installation

    The shape, size, and locations of the components on your adapter and its bracket might vary from this illustration. The adapter requires an x8 PCIe slot. NOTE The ThinkSystem RAID 930-24i adapter connects by cable to a remote ThinkSystem RAID 930 SuperCap. See Chapter ThinkSystem RAID...
  • Page 5 Connect SAS cables between the adapter and the SAS backplane or any other SATA device or SAS device. The ThinkSystem RAID 930-24i adapter has six SFF-8643, internal x4, mini-SAS HD connectors. Use cables with an external or internal mini-SAS HD connector on one end to connect to the adapter and the appropriate connector on the other end to attach to the backplane or the SAS/SATA devices.
  • Page 6: Installing The Driver

    Installing the Driver This adapter can operate under various operating systems; however, you must install the software drivers. The firmware and drivers are routinely updated and made available on the Lenovo web site. Refer to http://support.lenovo.com for details on the software versions and device driver support.
  • Page 7: Chapter 2: Overview

    The following list includes some of the primary RAID features supported by the storage adapter. For a full description of the RAID features, refer to the ThinkSystem Storage Adapter Software User Guide on the Lenovo support web site at http://support.lenovo.com for details.
  • Page 8: Functional Descriptions

    Section 2.5.1, Board Layout, LEDs, Jumpers, and Connectors for the descriptions and locations of the LEDs on your adapter. Refer to the Lenovo ThinkSystem Storage Adapter Software User Guide for more information about actions you can take related to the LEDs. Operating System Support To check for the latest list of supported operating systems and to download the device drivers for those operating systems, go to http://support.lenovo.com.
  • Page 9: Adapter Characteristics

    Board Layout, LEDs, Jumpers, and Connectors The ThinkSystem RAID 930-24i adapters are 6.127 in. × 4.376 in. (155.65 mm × 111.15 mm) boards. The component height on the top and bottom of the adapters complies with the PCIe specification. This subsection provides the board layout, and the LED, connector, and jumper information for the adapters.
  • Page 10: Safety Characteristics

    ThinkSystem RAID 930-24i Adapter Installation and User Guide Chapter 2: Overview 1st Edition Safety Characteristics Table 1 LEDs, Jumpers, and Connectors (Continued) Jumper/ Connector Type Description Global hard disk drive (HDD) 2-pin connector activity LED header Connects to an LED that indicates activity on the drives connected to the adapter.
  • Page 11: Marks, Certifications And Compliance

    ThinkSystem RAID 930-24i Adapter Installation and User Guide Chapter 2: Overview 1st Edition Safety Characteristics 2.6.1 Marks, Certifications and Compliance The design and implementation of the ThinkSystem adapters minimize electromagnetic emissions, susceptibility to radio frequency energy, and the effects of electrostatic discharge. The storage adapters show the following marks and...
  • Page 12: Chapter 3: Thinksystem Raid 930 Cache Data Protection

    1st Edition Chapter 3: ThinkSystem RAID 930 Cache Data Protection The ThinkSystem RAID 930-24i adapter supports data retention by using NAND flash memory down on the adapter, backed up by a ThinkSystem RAID 930 SuperCap. The ThinkSystem RAID 930 SuperCap is a super-capacitor pack that provides power for the backup of your data in case of host power loss or server failure.
  • Page 13: Appendix A: Getting Help And Technical Assistance

    Contacting Support Appendix A: Getting Help and Technical Assistance If you need help, service, or technical assistance or just want more information about Lenovo products, you can find a wide variety of sources available from Lenovo to assist you. On the World Wide Web, up-to-date information about Lenovo systems, optional devices, services, and support are available at http://datacentersupport.lenovo.com.
  • Page 14: Appendix B: Notices

    Lenovo representative for information on the products and services currently available in your area. Any reference to a Lenovo product, program, or service is not intended to state or imply that only that Lenovo product, program, or service may be used. Any functionally equivalent product, program, or service that does not infringe any Lenovo intellectual property right may be used instead.
  • Page 15: B.2 Important Notes

    Lenovo encourages owners of information technology (IT) equipment to responsibly recycle their equipment when it is no longer needed. Lenovo offers a variety of programs and services to assist equipment owners in recycling their IT products. For information on recycling Lenovo products, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/ recycling...
  • Page 16: B.4 Particulate Contamination

    If Lenovo determines that the levels of particulates or gases in your environment have caused damage to the device, Lenovo may condition provision of repair or replacement of devices or parts on implementation of appropriate remedial measures to mitigate such environmental contamination.
  • Page 17: B.5 Telecommunication Regulatory Statement

    Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used in order to meet FCC emission limits. Lenovo is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by using other than recommended cables and connectors or by unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment.
  • Page 18: B.11 European Union Emc Directive Conformance Statement

    This product is in conformity with the protection requirements of EU Council Directive 2014/30/EU on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to electromagnetic compatibility. Lenovo cannot accept responsibility for any failure to satisfy the protection requirements resulting from a non-recommended modification of the product, including the installation of option cards from other manufacturers.
  • Page 19: B.14 Japanese Electromagnetic Compatibility Statements

    Japanese electromagnetic compatibility statements Dieses Gerät ist berechtigt, in Übereinstimmung mit dem Deutschen EMVG das EG-Konformitätszeichen - CE - zu führen. Verantwortlich für die Konformitätserklärung nach Paragraf 5 des EMVG ist die Lenovo (Deutschland) GmbH, Meitnerstr. 9, D-70563 Stuttgart. Informationen in Hinsicht EMVG Paragraf 4 Abs. (1) 4: Das Gerät erfüllt die Schutzanforderungen nach EN 55024 und EN 55032 Klasse A.
  • Page 20: B.15 Korea Communications Commission (Kcc) Statement

    ThinkSystem RAID 930-24i Adapter Installation and User Guide Appendix B: Notices 1st Edition Korea Communications Commission (KCC) statement Figure 7 JEITA harmonics guideline - Japanese Statement of Compliance for Products Less than or Equal to 20A per phase B.15 Korea Communications Commission (KCC) statement This is electromagnetic wave compatibility equipment for business (Type A).
  • Page 21: B.18 Taiwan Class A Compliance Statement

    ThinkSystem RAID 930-24i Adapter Installation and User Guide Appendix B: Notices 1st Edition Taiwan Class A compliance statement B.18 Taiwan Class A compliance statement - 20 -...
  • Page 22: B.19 Taiwan Bsmi Rohs Declaration

    ThinkSystem RAID 930-24i Adapter Installation and User Guide Appendix B: Notices 1st Edition Taiwan BSMI RoHS declaration B.19 Taiwan BSMI RoHS declaration - 21 -...
  • Page 23: B.20 Taiwan Import And Export Contact Information

    ThinkSystem RAID 930-24i Adapter Installation and User Guide Appendix B: Notices 1st Edition Taiwan import and export contact information B.20 Taiwan import and export contact information Contacts are available for Taiwan import and export information. - 22 -...