On the chassis 3.5-inch hard drive power supply wiring harness, connect two available in-line power
connectors to the SAS-to-SATA connector adapter on SFF hard drive number 2 and hard drive
number 3, as required.
Attach an individual SATA data cable (provided in each hard drive kit) between each hard drive
and the appropriate workstation system board SAS port connector as follows:
data cables that best fit your workstation configuration for each installed drive.
drive data cables to the SAS port connectors provided on the SAS Raid Controller option card
installed in one of your workstation PCI slots.
Attach the lowest number SFF hard drive (number 1) data cable to the lowest number SAS
Attach each succeeding SFF hard drive number data cable to the next higher SAS port,
leaving no gaps in SAS port numbering from SAS0 upward through SAS2.
This completes the configuration and installation of the SFF hard drive carrier and SFF hard drive
options for the HP xw6600 and HP xw8600 Workstation.
Step 2–Configuring the SFF hard drive carrier for SFF hard drives number 1, 2, and 3
An assortment of SATA data cables are supplied with each SFF hard drive kit. Choose
If installing the SFF hard drives in the HP xw6600 Workstation, connect the SFF hard