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Installing the RDX utility software. . 10 Avis de conformité à la réglementation d'Industrie Canada . . 26 Chapter 3. Using the RDX drive ..11 Australia and New Zealand Class A statement . 26 Ordering additional cartridges . . 11 European Union EMC Directive conformance Working with cartridges .
2. First, remove power cords from outlet. 3. Attach signal cables to connectors. 3. Remove signal cables from connectors. 4. Attach power cords to outlet. 4. Remove all cables from devices. 5. Turn device ON. RDX USB Drive User's Guide...
Statement 8: CAUTION: Never remove the cover on a power supply or any part that has the following label attached. Hazardous voltage, current, and energy levels are present inside any component that has this label attached. There are no serviceable parts inside these components. If you suspect a problem with one of these parts, contact a service technician.
Chapter 1. Introduction ® The RDX USB drive is a removable, ruggedized, hard disk drive for IBM System ™ and BladeCenter. It features backup application compatibility, high-speed transfer rate for fast backups, portable cartridges, and a high level of data reliability.
Select RDX from the Product menu. The Available Topics list displays all the documents for the RDX drive. Some documents might be in folders. A plus sign (+) indicates each folder or document that has additional documents under it. Click the plus sign to display the additional documents.
This section provides a description of the following RDX components: v Drive dock (either internal or external) v Cartridge v Utility software Drive dock The internal or external RDX drive dock serves as a cartridge housing. Service data Manufacturer plate Figure 1. Internal RDX drive dock Service data Manufacturer plate Figure 2.
Label Figure 4. Front of the Cartridge Note: Place the label only onto the gray area as shown in Figure 4 of the RDX cartridge. Labelling the RDX cartridge on any other area may cause failures during cartridge use and may also damage the RDX drive dock.
Table 1 describes the meaning of the status of the power-indicator LED. Note: In order to successfully eject the RDX cartridge from the drive bay, the RDX utility software must be installed. If the RDX utility software is not installed, the RDX cartridge will not be ejected and the power-indicator LED will remain steady green.
The cartridge is in the process of reading, writing, or seeking. Flashing amber Fault The drive has detected a cartridge-fault condition. For more information, run a diagnostic application (see the software documentation that comes with the drive). RDX USB Drive User's Guide...
Use the following instructions to install an internal RDX drive dock. The drive dock is ready to install in a standard 5.25-inch half-high bay. Note: Keep the packaging that comes with the RDX drive in case you have to return it for service or warranty replacement.
11. Run the applicable RDX utility software for the operating system on your server. Notes: a. If you install a new operating system on a server with an RDX drive attached, make sure that the cartridge is removed. This prevents the operating system from mistaking the RDX cartridge for the server hard disk drive.
Windows or Linux operating system, see the software documentation that comes with the drive. Notes: 1. Installation of the utility software is required for you to use the RDX drive with a Windows operating system. 2. Install the RDX utility software before using the RDX drive.
2. From the What we offer menu, select Entry tape systems. 3. From the Products menu, select System x. 4. From the System x menu, select IBM RDX; then, follow the instructions to order the part from the retail store.
2. Right-click the icon and select Eject. 3. After the cartridge is ejected, pull the cartridge out of the drive dock. Note: Install the RDX utility software before using the RDX drive. If the utility is not installed, the cartridge may fail to be ejected.
To eject a cartridge, complete the following steps: 1. If you are using an internal RDX drive, turn off the server. If you are using an external RDX drive, disconnect the power cord. 2. Insert a straightened paper clip or similar object into the manual ejection hole until the cartridge is ejected.
Error conditions are indicated by entries in the Windows or Linux Application and Windows System Event log, error messages that are displayed on the screen, and the LED on the front of the RDX drive. For more information about the LED indications, see Table 1 on page 5.
Note: Changes are made periodically to the IBM website. The actual procedure might vary slightly from what is described in this document. 1. Go to http://www-947.ibm.com/support/entry/portal/. 2. In the Search within all of support & downloads text field at the bottom of the screen, type troubleshooting tape drive issues and press Enter.
Tier 1 customer replaceable unit (CRU) The RDX drive components are Tier 1 customer replaceable units (CRUs). Replacement of Tier 1 CRUs is your responsibility. If IBM installs a Tier 1 CRU at your request, you will be charged for the installation.
RDX 1 TB cartridge 46C2335 Replacing the RDX drive To remove the internal RDX drive, complete the following steps: 1. Read the safety information that begins on page v and “Handling static-sensitive devices” on page 7. 2. Eject and remove the cartridge from the drive dock.
Appendix A. Specifications The section provides a summary of the internal and external RDX drive specifications: Physical specifications Table 6. Physical specifications Internal RDX drive External RDX drive dock dock RDX cartridge Form 5.25-inch half-height External Removable cartridge Factor internal Height 41.4 mm (1.63 in.)
31 g at 5 ms half sine 71 g at 2 ms drive dock Performance specifications Note: Capacity and transfer rate vary depending on the RDX cartridge type that is used. Table 9. Environmental specifications RDX 320 GB...
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Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA) statement Japanese Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA) Confirmed Harmonics Guideline (products less than or equal to 20 A per phase) Korea Communications Commission (KCC) statement RDX USB Drive User's Guide...
This is electromagnetic wave compatibility equipment for business (Type A). Sellers and users need to pay attention to it. This is for any areas other than home. Russia Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Class A statement People's Republic of China Class A electronic emission statement Taiwan Class A compliance statement Appendix C.