Removing a PCI riser-card assembly
The server comes with one riser-card assembly (with option to add one more) that
each contain two PCI Express x8 connectors. You can replace a PCI Express
riser-card assembly with a riser-card assembly that contains one PCI Express Gen
2 x16 connector or that contains two PCI-X 64-bit 133 MHz connectors. See
http://www.ibm.com/servers/eserver/serverproven/compat/us/ for a list of riser-card
assemblies that you can use with the server.
To remove the riser-card assembly, complete the following steps:
1. Read the safety information that begins on page vii and "Installation guidelines"
2. Turn off the server and peripheral devices, and disconnect the power cord and
3. Remove the cover (see "Removing the cover" on page 44).
4. Grasp the assembly at the front tab and rear edge and lift it to remove it from
on page 37.
all external cables.
the server. Place the riser-card assembly on a flat, static-protective surface.
Chapter 2. Installing optional devices