Removing a simple-swap hard disk drive
than 10 minutes without either a drive or a filler panel installed in each bay.
To remove a hard disk drive from a simple-swap bay, complete the following steps.
1. Read the safety information that begins on page vii, "Installation guidelines" on
2. Remove the drive filler panel.
3. Push drive into the bay until it latches into place.
4. Replace the drive filler panel.
Installing a SAS/SATA 4 Pac HDD upgrade option
If the server is a 16-drive-capable model with four hard disk drive bays installed,
you can install an IBM System x3650 M3 Hot-swap SAS/SATA 4 Pac HDD upgrade
option. See http://www.ibm.com/servers/eserver/serverproven/compat/us/ for a list of
supported optional devices. To order a SAS/SATA 4 Pac HDD upgrade option,
contact your IBM marketing representative or authorized reseller.
Note: You need to install the SAS/SATA 4 Pac HDD upgrade option first in order to
upgrade to either SAS/SATA 16 Pac HDD system or a 8 Pac HDD + tape system.
The SAS/SATA 4 Pac HDD upgrade option kit contains the following components:
v One 2.5-inch hard disk drive backplane
v Four M3.5 screws
v One blank EMC filler
v Four drive bay filler panels
v Two backplane brackets
v One ServeRaid controller
v One SAS signal cable
v One internal power cable
v One backplane bracket
To maintain proper system cooling, do not operate the server for more
page 37, and "Handling static-sensitive devices" on page 39.
Chapter 2. Installing optional devices