10. Install the hard disk drive backplanes.
System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User's Guide
PCI Express SAS
a. Disconnect and remove the configuration cable from the system board.
This cable will be replaced by the tape-enabled configuration cable.
b. Turn the SAS controller so that the keys on the bottom edge align correctly
with the connector on the tape-enabled SAS riser-card in the SAS
riser-card and controller assembly.
c. Firmly press the SAS controller horizontally into the connector on the SAS
d. Gently press the opposite edge of the SAS controller into the adapter
retention bracket on the SAS riser-card and controller assembly.
Note: Depending on the height of your SAS controller, you might have to
remove the retention bracket from the tape-enabled SAS riser-card and
controller assembly, install the SAS controller and riser card on the SAS
riser-card and controller assembly, and replace the retention bracket.
8. Connect the following tape enablement kit cables to the connectors on the
SAS riser-card and the hard disk drive backplanes:
v SAS signal cables into the SAS connectors on the hard disk drive
v SAS backplane power cable (that is connected to the system board) to the
hard disk drive backplanes
v Configuration cable to the configuration connector on each hard disk drive
9. Connect the tape-enabled configuration cable to the system board.
SATA tape signal
SAS riser card
(tape-enabled model server)