Remove the M.2 boot adapter

Use this information to remove the M.2 boot adapter.

Before you remove the M.2 boot adapter, complete the following steps:

  1. Read the following sections to ensure that you work safely.
  2. Turn off the server. Disconnect the power cords and all external cables (see Power off the server).

  3. Remove the node from the enclosure if needed (see Remove a compute node).

  4. Remove the intrusion switch (see Remove the intrusion switch cable).

To remove the M.2 boot adapter, complete the following steps:

Watch the procedure
  • A video of this procedure is available at YouTube.
Grasp the M.2 boot adapter at both ends and pull it straight up to remove it from the system board.
Figure 1. M.2 boot adapter removal
M.2 boot adapter removal

If you are instructed to return the defective component, please package the part to prevent any shipping damage. Reuse the packaging the new part arrived in and follow all packaging instructions.