HP Disk Drive Replacement
These instructions apply to Fibre Channel and SAS
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First edition: May 2011
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Before you begin
Observe the following precautions when replacing the disk:
Ensure you have a replacement part available before removing the
failed component. Removing a component impacts cooling within
the enclosure. Use a drive blank if a new drive is not available.
HP recommends that the replacement drive matches the capacity and
speed of the original drive. For example, if the original drive was a
300 GB, 15K RPM drive, the replacement would be a 300 GB, 15K
Do not remove more than one disk at a time from the enclosure.
Doing so would impact cooling of the enclosure and may cause data
Parts can be damaged by electrostatic discharge. Use proper anti-
Have a copy of the product user guide available for reference. You
can download a copy of the user guide from the product support
page on the HP website.
shows the numbering of Fibre Channel disk drives in the disk
enclosure used with the EVA.
Figure 1 FC disk drive numbering
shows the numbering of SAS small form factor (SFF) disk drives
shows the numbering of large form factor (LFF) disk drives
in the disk enclosure used with the P6300/P6500 EVA.
Figure 2 SAS SFF disk drive numbering