15. Install the SAS controller front retention bracket that you got from step 14:
16. Remove the fillers (if they are installed) from the two connectors on the SAS
17. Install the SAS controller:
18. Connect the SAS signal cables to the SAS controller:
System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User's Guide
a. Align the retention bracket controller slot so that it faces the rear of the
b. Place the bracket tabs in the holes on the chassis and slide the bracket to
left until it clicks into place.
controller that comes with the option kit.
a. Insert the SAS controller into the connector on the SAS riser-card.
b. Insert the front of the SAS controller into the front retention bracket.
c. Install the SAS riser-card with the SAS controller into the connector on the
system board, making sure that the alignment post goes through the hole
in the controller. Press the riser card into place until the latch at the rear of
the card snaps closed.
a. Connect the SAS signal cable from the right side of the hard disk drive
backplane to the right front connector on the SAS controller (as facing the
front of the server).