Installing drives in the front drive bay assembly

Installing drives in the front drive bay assembly


  1.  Remove the bay panel (bezel) for the drive bay where  you are installing the drive.
    1.  Locate the appropriate bay panel (bezel) in the front of the server.
    2.  Use the tip of a screwdriver, if necessary, to release the plastic tabs  that hold the bay panel at the front of the server.
    3.  Remove the bay panel.
  2.  If knockouts are present in the drive bay opening, twist them with  a screwdriver or pliers to remove. The following illustration shows  the type of knockout in bays 2 and 3.
  3.  Install the drive in the bay opening and secure the drive by inserting screws.
    Note:  As shown in the following illustration, only two  screws are needed to secure the drive within the drive bay.

  4.  Attach the cables to the drive. See ISA and PCI Adapters  for an illustration that shows the locations of the connectors on the riser card.
  5.  If the installed drive has nonremovable media, replace the bay panel (bezel).
  6.  If you installed a CD-ROM drive and want to connect the drive to the  CD-ROM audio connector, see ISA and PCI adapters  to locate the CD-ROM audio connector on the riser card.
  7.  If you want to install or remove any other options, do so now.  Otherwise, go to Completing the Installation.

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