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  • Page 1 Power Systems System backplane for the 9009-41A, 9009-42A, or 9223-42H...
  • Page 2 Note Before using this information and the product it supports, read the information in “Safety notices” on page v, “Notices” on page 123, the IBM Systems Safety Notices manual, G229-9054, and the IBM Environmental Notices and User Guide, Z125–5823. ®...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Preparing the system..........................1 Removing the system backplane......................17 Replacing the system backplane......................68 Preparing the system for operation....................110 Notices......................123 Accessibility features for IBM Power Systems servers................124 Privacy policy considerations ......................... 125 Trademarks..............................125 Electronic emission notices........................125 Class A Notices...........................126 Class B Notices...........................129...
  • Page 5: Safety Notices

    Das Produkt ist nicht für den Einsatz an Bildschirmarbeitsplätzen im Sinne § 2 der Bildschirmarbeitsverordnung geeignet. Laser safety information IBM servers can use I/O cards or features that are fiber-optic based and that utilize lasers or LEDs. Laser compliance IBM servers may be installed inside or outside of an IT equipment rack.
  • Page 6 – For racks with a DC power distribution panel (PDP), connect the customer’s DC power source to the PDP. Ensure that the proper polarity is used when attaching the DC power and DC power return wiring. • Connect any equipment that will be attached to this product to properly wired outlets. •...
  • Page 7 • Rack-mounted devices are not to be used as shelves or work spaces. Do not place objects on top of rack-mounted devices. In addition, do not lean on rack mounted devices and do not use them to stabilize your body position (for example, when working from a ladder). •...
  • Page 8 – Remove all devices in the 32U position (compliance ID RACK-001 or 22U (compliance ID RR001) and above. – Ensure that the heaviest devices are installed in the bottom of the rack cabinet. – Ensure that there are little-to-no empty U-levels between devices installed in the rack cabinet below the 32U (compliance ID RACK-001 or 22U (compliance ID RR001) level, unless the received configuration specifically allowed it.
  • Page 9 DANGER: Rack-mounted devices are not to be used as shelves or work spaces. Do not place objects on top of rack-mounted devices. In addition, do not lean on rack-mounted devices and do not use them to stabilize your body position (for example, when working from a ladder). (L002) (L003) Safety notices ix...
  • Page 10 DANGER: Multiple power cords. The product might be equipped with multiple AC power cords or multiple DC power cables. To remove all hazardous voltages, disconnect all power cords and power cables. (L003) (L007) CAUTION: A hot surface nearby. (L007) (L008) CAUTION: Hazardous moving parts nearby.
  • Page 11 Exchange only with the IBM-approved part. Recycle or discard the battery as instructed by local regulations. In the United States, IBM has a process for the collection of this battery. For information, call 1-800-426-4333. Have the IBM part number for the battery unit available when you call.
  • Page 12 Freewheeling will cause uneven cable wrapping around winch drum, damage cable, and may cause serious injury. • This TOOL must be maintained correctly for IBM Service personnel to use it. IBM shall inspect condition and verify maintenance history before operation. Personnel reserve the right not to use TOOL if inadequate.
  • Page 13 The dc-powered system employs an isolated DC return (DC-I) design. The DC battery return terminal shall not be connected to the chassis or frame ground. The dc-powered system is intended to be installed in a common bonding network (CBN) as described in GR-1089-CORE.
  • Page 14 xiv Power Systems: System backplane...
  • Page 15: System Backplane

    9223-42H. If your system is managed by the Hardware Management Console (HMC), use the HMC to repair a part in the system. For instructions, see Repairing a part by using the HMC (www.ibm.com/support/ knowledgecenter/POWER9/p9haj/p9haj_hmc_repair.htm). If you do not have an HMC, use the following procedures to remove and replace the system backplane.
  • Page 16 • When you use an ESD wrist strap, follow all electrical safety procedures. An ESD wrist strap is used for static control. It does not increase or decrease your risk of receiving electric shock when using or working on electrical equipment. •...
  • Page 17 In the image, the inner cable management arm tab is shown on the left side as you are facing the system from the rear. However, the cable management arm can also be installed so that the inner cable management arm tab is on the right side of the system. CAUTION: To avoid causing damage to the arm, open the cable management arm just long enough to complete these repairs.
  • Page 18 4 Power Systems: System backplane...
  • Page 19 DANGER: Multiple power cords. The product might be equipped with multiple AC power cords or multiple DC power cables. To remove all hazardous voltages, disconnect all power cords and power cables. (L003) 10. Unseat each of the power supplies by pushing on the locking-tab and pulling the power supply out enough so that the connector is disengaged.
  • Page 20 Figure 3. Closing the cable management arm 13. Disconnect the cable management arm from the system by pressing the inner cable management arm tab (A) while lightly squeezing the inner and outer cable management arms together. Then, secure the inner cable management arm to the outer cable management arm with a hook and loop fastener.
  • Page 21 Figure 4. Cable management arm parts 14. Hold the indentations (A) on the front cover and pull it away from the system. See Figure 5 on page Removing and replacing the system backplane in the 9009-41A, 9009-42A, or 9223-42H 7...
  • Page 22 Figure 5. Removing the front cover 15. Open the side latches (A) and pull the latches to slide the system unit fully into the service position, until the slides click and hold the system unit securely. Ensure that the screws inside the latches are not secured to the rack.
  • Page 23 Figure 6. Releasing the side latches 16. Remove the service access cover. For a rack-mounted system, complete the following steps. Refer to Figure 7 on page 10. Attention: Operating the system without the service access cover on for more than 10 minutes when the system power is turned on might damage the system components.
  • Page 24 Figure 7. Removing the service access cover from a rack-mounted system For a stand-alone system, complete the following steps. Refer to Figure 8 on page 11. Attention: Operating the system without the service access cover on for more than 10 minutes when the system power is turned on might damage the system components.
  • Page 25 Figure 8. Removing the service access cover 17. Complete the following steps to place a stand-alone system into the service position: a) Label and remove all cables that connect to the system. b) Remove the power supplies from the system to lighten the system. Refer to Figure 9 on page 12.
  • Page 26 Figure 9. Removing the power supplies 1) Label the power cord, and then unstrap the hook-and-loop fastener (D) to release the power cord (A) from the power supply handle. Retain the hook-and-loop fastener for future use. 2) Pull the power cord (A) out of the power supply (C) in the direction shown. Pull the power cord connector;...
  • Page 27 Figure 10. Removing the service access cover 1) Release the latch by pushing the release latch (A) in the direction shown. 2) Slide the cover (B) off the system unit. When the front of the service access cover has cleared the upper frame ledge, lift the cover up and off the system unit.
  • Page 28 Figure 11. Tilting the stand-alone system to a horizontal position 18. Press and hold the push-button (A) on the trusted platform module card to activate the identify LED for the faulty part as shown in the following figures. Verify that the LED (B) is lit, which indicates that sufficient power exists for the identify LED. If the LED (B) is not lit, use the location code to find the physical location by using the service label.
  • Page 29 Figure 12. Activating the identify LED for a rack mounted system Removing and replacing the system backplane in the 9009-41A, 9009-42A, or 9223-42H 15...
  • Page 30 Figure 13. Activating the identify LED for a stand-alone system 19. Look for the amber LED of the system backplane. See Figure 14 on page 17. 16 Power Systems: System backplane...
  • Page 31: Removing The System Backplane

    Figure 14. Service indicator LEDs Removing the system backplane from the 9009-41A, 9009-42A, or 9223-42H Follow these steps to remove the system backplane from a server to replace a failing part or as part of another service procedure. Procedure 1. Ensure that you have the electrostatic discharge (ESD) wrist strap on and that the ESD clip is plugged into a ground jack or connected to an unpainted metal surface.
  • Page 32 Figure 15. Removing the air baffle from a rack-mounted system 18 Power Systems: System backplane...
  • Page 33 Figure 16. Removing the air baffle from a stand-alone system 3. Remove the PCIe adapters: a) Label and disconnect all external cables that are attached to the adapters. b) Record the slot number and location of each adapter being removed. See the following figure. Removing and replacing the system backplane in the 9009-41A, 9009-42A, or 9223-42H 19...
  • Page 34 Figure 17. PCIe adapter slot locations in the 9009-41A, 9009-42A, or 9223-42H system c) To set the adapter latch (A) at the target slot into the open position, rotate the latch (A) on the rear of the system as shown.Figure 18 on page 21. d) Carefully grasp the adapter (B) by its top edge or tailstock, and remove the adapter from the slot.Figure 18 on page 21.
  • Page 35 Figure 18. Removing a PCIe adapter from a 9009-41A, 9009-42A, or 9223-42H rack-mounted system e) Place the adapter on an appropriate ESD surface. f) Repeat steps “3.a” on page 19 through “3.e” on page 21 for the remaining adapters. 4. Remove the rear USB cable: a) While pressing the latch release on the connector, unplug the rear USB cable (A) from the system backplane as shown in the following figure.
  • Page 36 Figure 19. Removing the rear USB cable b) At the rear of the system, press on the tabs (B) in the direction that is shown in the previous figure to release the rear USB cable (C). c) Lift the rear USB cable out of the system. d) Place the rear USB cable on an appropriate ESD surface.
  • Page 37 Figure 20. Disconnecting the front USB cable and routing it over the side of the system 6. Remove the service processor card: a) At the rear of the system, unlatch the PCI adapter retainer (A) for the service processor card as shown in Figure 21 on page 24.
  • Page 38 Figure 21. Removing the service processor card from slot P1-C1 c) Place the service processor card on an appropriate ESD surface. 7. Remove the vital product data (VPD) card: a) Grasp the VPD card by the plastic housing as shown in the following figure. b) Pull the VPD card out of its slot in location P1-C13 on the system backplane.
  • Page 39 Figure 22. Removing the VPD card c) Place the VPD card on an appropriate ESD surface. 8. Remove the PCIe adapter dividers: a) Place your finger on the top edge of the PCIe adapter divider (A) to hold the divider steady as shown in the following figure.
  • Page 40 b) Press down on the retaining latch at the back edge of the divider (B) as shown in the following figure. 26 Power Systems: System backplane...
  • Page 41 Figure 24. Pressing the retaining latch on the PCIe divider c) Slide the divider away from the system chassis and towards the inside of the system. When the tab on the divider (C) clears the groove in the system backplane, lift the divider to remove it from the system.
  • Page 42 Figure 25. Sliding the PCIe divider out of the system d) Place the adapter divider in a clean area. e) Repeat steps “8.a” on page 25 through “8.d” on page 28 for the remaining adapter dividers. 9. Remove the RAID adapter or adapters, if present. Otherwise, continue with step “10” on page 32. a) Locate the RAID adapter you want to remove.
  • Page 43 Figure 26. Unplugging the front SAS cables d) If a rear SAS cable is attached to the SAS RAID adapter, label and disconnect the rear SAS cables from the SAS RAID internal adapters in positions P1-C49 and P1-C50 by pressing the connector latch and unplugging the cable.
  • Page 44 Figure 27. Disconnecting the rear SAS cables from the SAS RAID internal adapter e) If a rear SAS cable is attached to the SAS RAID adapter, unlatch the PCI retainer (A) for the PCI adapter slot P1-C6 at the rear of the system. Then, lift and remove the rear SAS cable adapter (B). See the following figure.
  • Page 45 Figure 28. Removing the rear SAS cable adapter f) Place the rear SAS cable and connector on an appropriate ESD surface. g) Twist the screws (A) counterclockwise to release the SAS RAID adapter. Lift both the SAS RAID adapter and the front SAS cable out of the slot. Ensure that the front SAS cable does not catch on any components while you are lifting the SAS RAID adapter out of the slot.
  • Page 46 Figure 29. Removing the SAS RAID adapter h) Place the SAS RAID internal adapter on an appropriate ESD surface. i) Repeat steps “9.a” on page 28 through “9.h” on page 32 for any additional SAS RAID adapters. 10. Remove the NVMe M.2 carrier card, if present. Otherwise, continue with step “11” on page 33. a) Twist the screws (A) counterclockwise to release the NVMe M.2 carrier card.
  • Page 47 Figure 30. Removing the NVMe M.2 carrier card c) Place the NVMe M.2 carrier card on an appropriate ESD surface. 11. Remove the internal RDX docking station, if present. Otherwise, continue with step “12” on page a) Disconnect the RDX power cable (A) from the back of the RDX docking station and route the cable over the side of the system as shown in the following figure.
  • Page 48 Figure 31. Routing the RDX power and USB cables over the side of the system c) Push the blue tab on the internal RDX docking station latch upwards to release the internal RDX docking station as shown in the following figure. d) Gently slide the internal RDX docking station and its latch out from the system.
  • Page 49 Figure 32. Removing the internal RDX docking station e) Place the RDX docking station on an appropriate ESD surface. 12. Remove the filler for the RDX docking station, if present. Otherwise, continue with step “14” on page a) Push down on the clips (A) to unlock the filler from the chassis as shown in the following figure. Removing and replacing the system backplane in the 9009-41A, 9009-42A, or 9223-42H 35...
  • Page 50 Figure 33. Removing the RDX drive filler b) Holding the clips, pivot the filler away from the disk drive backplane. c) Lift the filler out of the system, and place it on an appropriate ESD surface. 13. Remove the front drives enough to prevent them from interfering with the removal of the system backplane: a) Unlatch a front drive by pushing the drive tab (A) to release the drive lever (B) as shown in the following figures.
  • Page 51 Figure 34. Partially removing the front drives from a base function or 12-drive expanded function disk drive backplane Removing and replacing the system backplane in the 9009-41A, 9009-42A, or 9223-42H 37...
  • Page 52 Figure 35. Partially removing the front drives from an 18-drive expanded function disk drive backplane b) After the drive unlatches, unplug but do not remove the front drive from its slot. Using the drive lever, pull the drive about 2.5 cm (1 in) from the system or far enough to prevent it from interfering with the removal of the disk drive backplane.
  • Page 53 Figure 36. Disconnecting the signal cable and the power cable b) Ensure that all cables are carefully positioned out of the way, such that the disk drive backplane can be easily lifted and removed. c) Carefully unscrew the captive thumbscrew (A) of the disk drive backplane until fully loose as shown in the following figure.
  • Page 54 Figure 37. Loosening the disk drive backplane screw d) Using the thumbscrew (A) and the disk drive backplane holder (B), slide the disk drive backplane to the side in the direction that is shown in the following figure, so that the disk drive backplane clears the tabs in the chassis.
  • Page 55 Figure 38. Removing the disk drive backplane e) Lift the disk drive backplane out of the chassis and place the disk drive backplane on an appropriate ESD surface. f) Label and disconnect the signal cable (A) and the power cable (B) from the disk drive backplane and system backplane as shown in the following figure.
  • Page 56 Figure 39. Disconnecting the signal cable and power cable g) Ensure that all cables are carefully positioned out of the way, such that the disk drive backplane can be easily lifted and removed. h) Carefully unscrew the captive thumbscrew (A) of the disk drive backplane until fully loose as shown in the following figure.
  • Page 57 Figure 40. Loosening the disk drive backplane screw i) Using the thumbscrew (A) and the disk drive backplane holder (B), slide the disk drive backplane to the side in the direction that is shown in the following figure, so that the backplane cutouts clear the tabs in the chassis.
  • Page 58 Figure 41. Removing the disk drive backplane j) Lift the disk drive backplane out of the chassis and place the disk drive backplane on an appropriate ESD surface. k) Label and disconnect the signal cable (A) and the power cable (B) from the disk drive backplane and system backplane as shown in the following figure.
  • Page 59 Figure 42. Disconnecting the signal cable and power cable l) Ensure that all cables are carefully positioned out of the way, such that the disk drive backplane can be easily lifted and removed. m) Carefully unscrew the captive thumbscrews (A) and (B) of the disk drive backplane until fully loose as shown in the following figure.
  • Page 60 Figure 43. Loosening the disk drive backplane screws n) Using the thumbscrews (A) and (B), slide the disk drive backplane to the side in the direction that is shown in the following figure, so that the backplane cutouts clear the tabs in the chassis. 46 Power Systems: System backplane...
  • Page 61 Figure 44. Removing the disk drive backplane o) Lift the disk drive backplane out of the chassis and place the disk drive backplane on an appropriate ESD surface. 15. Remove the fans enough to prevent them from interfering with the removal of the system backplane: a) Put your thumb against the front of the latch, (A) as shown in the following figure, and put your index finger against the rear of the latch.
  • Page 62 Figure 45. Removing a fan from the system 16. Disconnect the control panel cable from the system backplane: a) Unplug the control panel cable from the system backplane as shown in the following figure. As you face the chassis, the connector is in the left front corner. You can pull the cable from the system backplane by using the cable cover near the plug.
  • Page 63 Figure 46. Disconnecting the control panel cable from the system backplane for a rack-mounted system b) Route the cable over the side of the system and out of the way to provide clearance for removing the backplane. 17. Disconnect the control panel display cable from the system backplane: a) Unplug the control panel display cable from the system backplane as shown in the following figure.
  • Page 64 Figure 47. Disconnecting the control panel display cable from the system backplane for a rack- mounted system b) Route the cable over the side of the system and out of the way to provide clearance for removing the backplane. 18. Remove the heat sink from the system processor module: a) Loosen the heat sink actuation screw by turning the supplied hex key counterclockwise (A).
  • Page 65 Figure 48. Removing the heat sink b) Grip the heat sink (B) on opposing sides and remove the heat sink by lifting it upward. Set the heat sink aside with the module side facing upward. Note: If you plan to remove dust or debris from the heat sink, this operation must be performed in another room that is greater than 7.6 m (24.9 ft) away from the work area.
  • Page 66 Figure 49. Removing the TIM from the system processor module b) If your system has a second system processor, repeat step “19.a” on page 51 to remove the other system processor module. 20. Remove the system processor module or modules: a) Open the packaging of the system processor module tray.
  • Page 67 Figure 50. Ensuring the removal tool is in the open position c) Using the supplied removal tool, align the tool over the system processor module on the system backplane as shown in the following figure. Lower the tool over the system processor module by ensuring the two guide pins (A) are inserted into the alignment holes (B) on each side of the tool.
  • Page 68 Figure 51. Lowering the removal tool onto the system processor module d) With the removal tool sitting on top of the system processor module, push down on the pin (A) slightly so that the blue tabs (B) snap outward and the jaws engage with the system processor module as shown in the following figure.
  • Page 69 Figure 52. Locking the system processor module into the tool e) Hold the outside of the tool and use it to lift the system processor module from the socket. Lift the tool upward slowly to ensure that the jaws are fully engaged with the system processor module. Ensure that the system processor module does not disengage and fall back into the socket of the system processor module.
  • Page 70 Figure 53. Placing the tool on the system processor module tray f) To release the system processor module, push the pin downward. Hold the pin down while pushing the blue tabs inward. Ensure that the pin catches on the openings in the blue tabs, and that the blue tabs are locked in a fixed position.
  • Page 71 Figure 54. Releasing the system processor module from the tool g) Place the cover on the system processor module tray. h) If your system has a second system processor module, repeat steps “20.a” on page 52 through “20.g” on page 57 to remove the other system processor module. 21.
  • Page 72 Figure 55. Placing the dust covers on the system processor module sockets on the system backplane b) If your system has a second system processor, repeat step “21.a” on page 57 to install the other socket dust cover. 22. Remove the fan socket from the right side of the bulkhead on the system backplane: a) Pull out the release pin (A) towards the front of the system.
  • Page 73 Figure 56. Releasing the fan socket from the bulkhead b) Slide the fan socket to the side to release it from the bulkhead. See the following figure. Removing and replacing the system backplane in the 9009-41A, 9009-42A, or 9223-42H 59...
  • Page 74 Figure 57. Removing the fan socket from the bulkhead 23. Remove the system backplane: Notes: • You might find it helpful to use a magnetic screwdriver. • Do not remove the silver Torx screws. a) Using a Phillips screwdriver, unscrew and remove the screw that is underneath the fan socket. b) Using a Phillips screwdriver, unscrew and remove the remaining three black screws (A) that mount the backplane to the chassis.
  • Page 75 Figure 58. System backplane screw locations c) Using a Phillips screwdriver, unscrew and remove the two screws (B) that attach the backplane to the power supply cage. See the following figure. d) Using a Phillips screwdriver, unscrew and remove the four screws (C) that attach the backplane to the sides of the system chassis.
  • Page 76 g) Grasp the system backplane by positions (A) and (B) on the front and middle metal bulkheads and lift up until the pins disengage from the bottom of the chassis. See the following figure. Figure 60. Grasping the system backplane and disengaging the pins h) Tilt the system backplane so that the front end is high and the back end is low as you continue to lift the system backplane out of the chassis.
  • Page 77 Figure 61. Lifting the system backplane out of the system i) Place the system backplane on an appropriate ESD surface. 24. Replace the fan socket on the right side of the bulkhead on the system backplane you just removed: a) Insert the socket tabs into the bulkhead. b) Slide the socket to the side to fasten it to the bulkhead.
  • Page 78 Figure 62. Removing a memory module or filler b) Hold the memory module or filler by the edges and pull it out of the system. Note the location from which you are removing the memory module. c) Identify the corresponding location on the new system backplane and ensure that the locking tabs are open.
  • Page 79 Figure 63. Replacing a memory module or filler d) Press the memory module or filler straight down, firmly into the slot, until the locking tabs lock into place. e) Repeat “27.a” on page 63 through “27.d” on page 65 for the remaining memory modules and fillers.
  • Page 80 Figure 64. Replacing the VPD card b) Push the VPD card into place until it is fully seated in the new system backplane. 29. Install the trusted platform module card in the new system backplane: a) Grasp the TPM card by the plastic housing as shown in the following figure. b) Pull the TPM card out of its slot in location P1-C14 on the system backplane.
  • Page 81 Figure 65. Removing the TPM card c) Insert the TPM card into its slot in location P1-C14 on the new system backplane as shown in the following figure. Removing and replacing the system backplane in the 9009-41A, 9009-42A, or 9223-42H 67...
  • Page 82: Replacing The System Backplane

    Figure 66. Replacing the TPM card d) Push the TPM card into place until it is fully seated in the new system backplane. Replacing the system backplane in the 9009-41A, 9009-42A, or 9223-42H Follow these steps to replace the system backplane. About this task Procedure 1.
  • Page 83 Figure 67. Grasping the system backplane and lowering it into the chassis b) Tilt the backplane so that the front end is high and the back end is low as you continue to lower the backplane into the chassis. When the system backplane catches on the pins (A) on the power supply cage, lower the front end enough so that it clears the pins.
  • Page 84 Figure 68. Tilting and lowering the system backplane into the chassis c) Continue lowering the backplane into the chassis until the pins engage. d) Place your fingers in positions (A) and (B) and slide the system backplane slightly toward the rear of the system as shown in the following image.
  • Page 85 Figure 69. Sliding the backplane towards the rear of the system e) Using a Phillips screwdriver, replace and screw in the four screws (D) that are vertically aligned and that attach the backplane to the sides of the system chassis. See the following image. Notes: •...
  • Page 86 f) Using a Phillips screwdriver, replace and screw in the four screws (C) that attach the backplane to the sides of the system chassis. See the previous image. g) Using a Phillips screwdriver, replace and screw in the two screws (B) that attach the backplane to the power supply cage.
  • Page 87 Figure 72. Fastening the fan socket to the bulkhead 4. Remove the socket dust covers from the system processor module sockets on the new system backplane: a) Grasp the latches on both sides of the socket dust cover and squeeze them inwards until the latches release from the pins on the system backplane.
  • Page 88 Figure 73. Removing the socket dust covers c) If your system has a second system processor, repeat steps “4.a” on page 73 through “4.b” on page 73 to remove the other socket dust cover. 5. Place the original system backplane on the packaging for the replacement system backplane FRU and place it near the system with the replacement system backplane.
  • Page 89 Figure 74. Removing dust and debris from the system processor socket b) If necessary, take the cover off of the system processor module tray. c) Hold the sides of the tool with system processor module and carefully lift the tool out of the system processor module tray.
  • Page 90 Figure 75. Installing the system processor module e) Open the latches that hold the system processor module in the supplied removal tool (A) as shown in the following figure. Push down on the ring (B) while pressing in on the tabs (C). 76 Power Systems: System backplane...
  • Page 91 Figure 76. Removing the system processor module tool f) Lift the tool off the system processor module. g) Repeat “6.a” on page 74 through “6.f” on page 77 for the other system processor module. 7. Replace the thermal interface material (TIM) and heat sinks. a) Using the tweezers, move the old processor's TIM from the clean, dry surface and center it onto the new system processor module.
  • Page 92 Figure 77. Moving the TIM onto the system processor module b) Place the heat sink on the TIM as shown in the following figure. 78 Power Systems: System backplane...
  • Page 93 Figure 78. Installing the heat sink on the TIM c) Ensure that the heat sink load arms are engaged as shown by (A) in the following figure. d) Tighten the center load screw clockwise by using the supplied hex key as shown by (B) in the following figure until a firm stop is reached.
  • Page 94 Figure 79. Tightening the center load screw on the heat sink e) If your system has a second system processor module, repeat steps “7.a” on page 77 through “7.d” on page 79 to replace the other TIM and heat sink. 8.
  • Page 95 Figure 80. Connecting the control panel display cable to the system backplane for a rack-mounted system 9. Reconnect the control panel cable to the system backplane as shown in the following figure. Removing and replacing the system backplane in the 9009-41A, 9009-42A, or 9223-42H 81...
  • Page 96 Figure 81. Connecting the control panel cable to the system backplane for a rack-mounted system 10. Replace the fans into their slots. a) Using your hand to support the bottom of the fan, slide the fan into the system. See the following figure.
  • Page 97 Figure 82. Replacing a fan in the system 11. Replace the disk drive backplane. • If you have a base function disk drive backplane, complete “11.a” on page 83 through “11.c” on page 85. • If you have a 12-drive expanded function disk drive backplane, complete “11.d” on page 86 through “11.f”...
  • Page 98 Figure 83. Replacing the disk drive backplane by using alignment pins b) Carefully tighten the captive thumbscrew (C) to secure the disk drive backplane to the system chassis as shown in the following figure. 84 Power Systems: System backplane...
  • Page 99 Figure 84. Replacing the disk drive backplane c) Reconnect the signal cable (A), and the power cable (B), to the disk drive backplane and system backplane as shown in the following figure. Push the connectors in until the latches click. Removing and replacing the system backplane in the 9009-41A, 9009-42A, or 9223-42H 85...
  • Page 100 Figure 85. Reconnecting the power cable and the signal cable to the disk drive backplane d) The chassis has two alignment pins and several brackets (A) to secure the disk drive backplane. Using the disk drive backplane touchpoint (B), thumbscrew (C) and alignment pins (A), insert the disk drive backplane as shown in the following figure, while you ensure that the alignment pins fit through the holes in the disk drive backplane.
  • Page 101 Figure 86. Replacing the disk drive backplane by using alignment pins e) Carefully tighten the captive thumbscrew (C) to secure the disk drive backplane to the system chassis as shown in the following figure. Removing and replacing the system backplane in the 9009-41A, 9009-42A, or 9223-42H 87...
  • Page 102 Figure 87. Replacing the disk drive backplane f) Reconnect the signal cable (A) and the power cable (B) to the disk drive backplane and system backplane as shown in the following figure. Push the connectors in until the latches click. 88 Power Systems: System backplane...
  • Page 103 Figure 88. Reconnecting the power cable and signal cable to the disk drive backplane g) The chassis has two alignment pins and several brackets (A) to secure the disk drive backplane. Using the thumbscrews (B), (C), and the alignment pins (A), insert the disk drive backplane as shown in the following figure, while you ensure that the alignment pins fit through the holes in the backplane.
  • Page 104 Figure 89. Replacing the disk drive backplane by using alignment pins h) Carefully tighten the captive thumbscrews (B) and (C) to secure the disk drive backplane to the system chassis as shown in the following figure. 90 Power Systems: System backplane...
  • Page 105 Figure 90. Replacing the disk drive backplane i) Reconnect the signal cable (A) and the power cable (B) to the disk drive backplane and system backplane as shown in the following figure. Push the connectors in until the latches click. Removing and replacing the system backplane in the 9009-41A, 9009-42A, or 9223-42H 91...
  • Page 106 Figure 91. Reconnecting the power cable and signal cable to the disk drive backplane 12. Fully seat all the front drives into their slots as shown in the following figures. Push drive lever (B) until the drive is seated and the lever snaps closed (A). 92 Power Systems: System backplane...
  • Page 107 Figure 92. Replacing the front drives Removing and replacing the system backplane in the 9009-41A, 9009-42A, or 9223-42H 93...
  • Page 108 Figure 93. Replacing the front drives 13. Replace the RDX docking station, if present. Otherwise, continue with step “14” on page 96. a) Align the internal RDX latch with the holes on the bottom of the internal RDX docking station. b) Hold the internal RDX latch in place while sliding the internal RDX docking station into the system.
  • Page 109 Figure 94. Replacing the internal RDX docking station d) Connect the internal RDX docking station USB cable (B) to the rear of the new internal RDX docking station as shown in the following figure. e) Connect the internal RDX docking station power cable (A) to the rear of the new internal RDX docking station as shown in the following figure..
  • Page 110 Figure 95. Connecting the internal RDX docking station power and USB cables 14. Replace the NVMe carrier card, if present. Otherwise, continue with step “15” on page 97. a) Lower the NVMe M.2 carrier card down into the slot. b) Push in and twist the screws (A) clockwise to fully seat the NVMe M.2 carrier card as shown in the following figure.
  • Page 111 Figure 96. Seating the NVMe. M.2 carrier card 15. Replace the RAID adapter, if present. Otherwise, continue with step “16” on page 101. a) Route the front SAS cables into position while you lower the SAS RAID adapter into its slot. Push the SAS RAID adapter down to seat the adapter.
  • Page 112 Figure 97. Replacing the SAS RAID adapter b) If a rear SAS cable was attached to the SAS RAID adapter, reconnect the rear SAS cable (B) to the SAS RAID adapter rear connector as shown in the following figure. 98 Power Systems: System backplane...
  • Page 113 Figure 98. Reconnecting the rear SAS cable c) Using your labels, reconnect the front SAS cables to the connector port on the disk drive backplane. Push the connector in until the connector latch clicks. See the following figures. Removing and replacing the system backplane in the 9009-41A, 9009-42A, or 9223-42H 99...
  • Page 114 Figure 99. Reconnecting the front SAS cables for the base function disk drive backplane 100 Power Systems: System backplane...
  • Page 115 Figure 100. Reconnecting the front SAS cables for the 12-drive expanded function or 18-drive expanded function disk drive backplane 16. Replace the SAS air block, if present. 17. Replace the PCIe adapter divider, if present. Otherwise, continue with step “22” on page 108. a) Carefully grasp the adapter divider by its edge or tailstock and slide the divider towards the system chassis and into its slot.
  • Page 116 b) To lock the divider in its slot, lift up on the retaining latch at the back edge of the divider (C) as shown in the following figure. Figure 102. Locking the retaining latch on the PCIe divider 102 Power Systems: System backplane...
  • Page 117 18. Replace the rear USB cable. a) Insert the rear USB cable (A) into the opening on the rear of the system, pressing in on the tabs (B) as shown in the following figure. Removing and replacing the system backplane in the 9009-41A, 9009-42A, or 9223-42H 103...
  • Page 118 Figure 103. Replacing the rear USB cable into the system b) Route the cable along the right side of the chassis. Do not plug the other end of the rear USB cable into the connector on the system backplane until directed in a later step. 19.
  • Page 119 Figure 104. Installing the service processor card into slot P1-C1 b) Close the PCI adapter retainer latch (C) to secure the card. 20. Connect the front and rear USB cables. a) Plug the front USB cable (A) into the connector on the system backplane, as shown in the following figure.
  • Page 120 Figure 105. Plugging the front USB cable into the system backplane b) Reroute the front USB cable along the top right side of the system and secure it to the hook and loop fasteners on the side of the system. c) Plug the other end of the rear USB cable (C) into the connector on the system backplane as shown in the following figure.
  • Page 121 Figure 106. Installing or replacing a PCIe adapter in a 9009-41A, 9009-42A, or 9223-42H rack- mounted system Removing and replacing the system backplane in the 9009-41A, 9009-42A, or 9223-42H 107...
  • Page 122 Figure 107. Installing or replacing a PCIe adapter in the 9009-41A stand-alone system. e) Using your labels, reconnect all cables and transceivers that are attached to the adapter. f) Repeat steps “21.a” on page 106 through “21.e” on page 108 for the remaining adapters. 22.
  • Page 123 Figure 108. Replacing the air baffle in a rack-mounted system Removing and replacing the system backplane in the 9009-41A, 9009-42A, or 9223-42H 109...
  • Page 124: Preparing The System For Operation

    Figure 109. Replacing the air baffle in a stand-alone system Preparing the system for operation after removing and replacing the system backplane Follow these steps to prepare the system for operation after removing and replacing the system backplane. Procedure 1. Ensure that you have the electrostatic discharge (ESD) wrist strap on and that the ESD clip is plugged into a ground jack or connected to an unpainted metal surface.
  • Page 125 Figure 110. Installing the service access cover 4. Unlock the blue rail safety latches (A) as shown in Figure 111 on page 112 by pushing them inward. Carefully push the system unit until it is 2.5-5 cm (1-2 in.) away from the rack. Note: To allow enough room to attach the cable management arm, do not push the system unit all the way into the rack.
  • Page 126 Figure 111. Pushing the system into the rack 5. Unlatch the hook and loop fastener that you used to secure the inner cable management arm to the outer cable management arm. The fastener is attached at the narrowest spot (G) between the basket and the side of the arm.
  • Page 127 Figure 112. Cable management arm parts 6. Reconnect the cable management arm by inserting the inner cable management arm tab (A) into the inner mounting bracket (B) until it clicks into place. As you insert the tab, ensure the pin on the support arm is positioned between the inner and outer arm.
  • Page 128 Figure 113. Installing the front cover 9. Open the cable management arm by completing the following steps: In the image, the inner cable management arm tab is shown on the left side as you are facing the system from the rear. However, the cable management arm can also be installed so that the inner cable management arm tab is on the right side of the system.
  • Page 129 Figure 114. Releasing the cable management arm b) Swing the cable management arm away from the system. 10. Slide each of the power supplies into the system until the latch locks each one in place. 11. Using your labels, reconnect the power cords (A) to the system unit. Fasten the power cords (A) to the system using the hook-and-loop fasteners (B) as shown in Figure 115 on page 116.
  • Page 130 Figure 115. Connecting the power cords 12. Use your labels to reconnect the remaining rear external cables to the system. 13. Close the cable management arm by completing the following steps: a) Swing the cable management arm towards the server. b) Insert the inner cable management arm tab (A) into the outer mounting bracket (B) until it clicks into place as shown.
  • Page 131 Figure 116. Closing the cable management arm 14. Complete the following steps to place a stand-alone system into the operating position: a) Carefully tilt the stand-alone system from its horizontal position back to its vertical position. See Figure 117 on page 118. Removing and replacing the system backplane in the 9009-41A, 9009-42A, or 9223-42H 117...
  • Page 132 Figure 117. Moving the stand-alone system to the vertical position b) Replace the side cover. Refer to Figure 118 on page 119. 118 Power Systems: System backplane...
  • Page 133 Figure 118. Installing the service access cover 1) Slide the cover (B) on to the system unit as shown. 2) Close the latch release (A) by pushing it in the direction shown. c) Replace the power supplies into the system. Refer to Figure 119 on page 120.
  • Page 134 15. When the service processor comes up to the standby state (the power-on LED on the control panel is flashing slowly), continue to the next step. 16. Turn off the identify LED. For instructions, see Deactivating an identify LED (www.ibm.com/support/ knowledgecenter/POWER9/p9haj/p9haj_turn_off_identify_led.htm).
  • Page 135 18. Access the Advanced System Management Interface (ASMI). For instructions, see Accessing the ASMI without an HMC (www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/ POWER9/p9hby/connect_asmi.htm). 19. Verify that the Enclosure serial number and Feature Code/Sequence Number match the values you recorded. Note: To complete these steps, your authority level must be Authorized Service Provider (ID: celogin).
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