9. Connect the mini SAS signal cables (port 0 to port 3) to the corresponding SATA/SAS signal connectors
(connector 0 to connector 3) on the hot-swap hard disk drive backplanes. See "Locating connectors on
the hot-swap hard disk drive backplanes" on page 37.
Note: Each mini SAS signal cable might have a label attached. The number on the label indicates
the port number.
Figure 56. Connecting the mini SAS signal cables
Mini SAS signal cable connector 0
Mini SAS signal cable connector 1
Mini SAS signal cable - port 0
What to do next:
• To work with another piece of hardware, go to the appropriate section.
• To complete the installation, go to "Completing the parts replacement" on page 122. Then, refer to
Chapter 7 "Configuring the server" on page 143 for information about RAID configuration.
Installing the ThinkServer 8708EM2 RAID Adapter
Do not open your server or attempt any repair before reading and understanding the Safety Information and the
Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and
"Guidelines" on page 39. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to:
This section provides instructions on how to install the RAID card.
Note: This section only applies to server models with hot-swap hard disk drives.
To install the RAID card, do the following:
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Mini SAS signal cable - port 1
Mini SAS signal cable - port 2
Mini SAS signal cable - port 3