Cabling the drives for S130
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NOTE: For information on removing and reinstalling system parts, see the PowerEdge Systems Owner's Manuals at
This section provides details about the cabling information for the integrated PERC S130 controller.
NOTE: For information about cabling the drives for S130, see the hardware owner's manual of specific system available at
Turn off the system, including any attached peripherals, and disconnect the system from the electrical outlet and peripherals.
NOTE: It is recommended that you always use a static mat and static strap while working on components in the
interior of the system.
Remove the system cover.
Locate the connectors J_SATA A and J_SATA B on the system board.
Connect the J_SATA A and J_SATA B connectors on the AHCI devices to the corresponding cable connectors on the backplane
using the SATA cables.
NOTE: The first AHCI device provides connectivity to the drives available on port 0–3 and the second AHCI device
provides connectivity to the drives available on port 4–7. For information about disk connectivity for AHCI devices,
Disk connectivity for AHCI
Install the system cover.
Turn on the system.
NOTE: Ensure that you create boot LUN only on the hard-drives populated on port 0–3.