H a r d d i s k d r i v e s a n d m o d u l e s
Figure 4-4 Unplugging the Ribbon Cable from a Module
One of the connectors, located underneath the cooling fan assembly, is less accessible
than the others. If it is difficult to unplug this connector in the electronics chamber, feed
the ribbon cable carefully through the centre spine opening. Then unplug the connector
in the disk chamber.
Remove the four securing screws, as shown in the following diagram:
Figure 4-5 Removing a Drive Module
Slide the module gently out. You will feel a little initial resistance as the
backplane power connector unplugs from its socket on the centre spine
of the server.
Hard Disk Module Data Connector
Empty Disk Drive Module