Step 16. If you are instructed to return the microprocessor and heat sink, follow all packaging instructions,
and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.
Installing a microprocessor and heat sink
Use this information to install a microprocessor and heat sink in the blade server.
Note: The optional microprocessors that IBM supports are limited by the capacity and capability of the
server. Any microprocessors that you install must have the same specifications as the microprocessors that
came with the blade server.
The following illustration shows how to install a microprocessor and heat sink in the blade server.
heat sink filler
1. Do not use any tools or sharp objects to lift the locking lever on the microprocessor socket. Doing so
might result in permanent damage to the system board.
2. Do not touch the contacts in the microprocessor socket. Touching these contacts might result in
permanent damage to the system board.
To install a microprocessor and heat sink, complete the following steps:
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