Remove the RAID adapter

Use this information to remove the RAID adapter.

Before you remove the RAID adapter, complete the following steps:
  1. Read the safety information and guidelines to ensure that you work safely.
  2. Carefully lay the compute node on a flat, static-protective surface, orienting the compute node with the bezel pointing toward you.
  3. Remove the compute node cover (see Remove the top cover).

The RAID adapter uses a specific drive backplane.

To remove the RAID adapter, complete the following steps:

Watch the procedure. A video of the installation process is available:

  1. Locate the RAID adapter installed in the compute node.
  2. Remove the RAID adapter.
    Figure 1. RAID adapter removal
    RAID adapter removal
    1. Rotate the lever on the hard disk drive backplane to disengage the RAID adapter from the backplane connector.
    2. Lift the RAID adapter and remove it from the compute node.

If you are instructed to return the component or optional device, follow all packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.