The following illustration shows a server with eight SAS hard disk drive bays.
You can purchase an optional kit to install the tape drive.
You can purchase an optional kit to install the eight additional SAS hard disk drive
The SAS ID for each bay is printed on the server front, above each bay.
If firmware and documentation updates are available, you can download them from
the IBM Web site. The server might have features that are not described in the
documentation that comes with the server, and the documentation might be updated
occasionally to include information about those features, or technical updates might
be available to provide additional information that is not included in the server
documentation. To check for updates, complete the following steps.
Note: Changes are made periodically to the IBM Web site. Procedures for locating
firmware and documentation might vary slightly from what is described in this
1. Go to http://www.ibm.com/systems/support/.
2. Under Product support, click System x.
3. Under Popular links, click Software and device drivers for firmware updates,
Record information about the server in the following table.
System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User's Guide
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
SAS hard disk
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1112131415
or click Publications lookup for documentation updates.
SAS hard disk
IBM System x3650 M3 server
4255, 7945, or 7949