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Ensure that the power on-off switch on maual of the dc power supply and fan units in the chassis are in the off position. Determining firmware levels To determine the firmware levels of the DS storage subsystem, the connected storage enclosures, and the installed drives, use the Storage Manager software that is used to manage the DS storage subsystem.

sd3512 Otherwise, remove the two screws from the cover plate. Turn off both power switches on the DS see Figure 75 on page 84 and then power-off all connected storage enclosures. Host port adapter filler panel Screws Alignment tab Figure Host system with single host with single host adapter adapter DS Figure Slide the battery unit out of the controller in the direction that is indicated by the arrow.

Dual- controller controller Figure This action runs the Recovery Guru again to make sure that the problem ibn corrected. Connect one EXP storage enclosure to controller A: Page – Cache backup flash memory device Page – Removing and disposing of the system-boa Operating Cool down the environment. The power control button on the device and the power switch on the power supply do not turn off manuall electrical current supplied to the device.


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These new drives are programmed in manufacturing to give the same capacity as the drive FRUs being replaced. However, this method is more risky manuxl you can lose data if the drive restoration or storage subsystem reconfiguration process fails.

Turn off the power switch and disconnect the dc power cable from the failed power supply. A dual-controller DS and two storage enclosures One dual-controller DS and up ds3521 eight storage enclosures: Complete any remaining Recovery Guru procedures, if needed.

Follow the instructions in the operating-system documentation to make the new logical drives accessible to the operating system. On the next page, click register now. Electrical requirements The electrical requirements to operate the DS storage subsystem are specified in this topic.

Upgrade Controller firmware Controller firmware doesn’t require dowtime. Host system with single host adapter DS Figure Check system status and clear event log Make sure the system is in optimal mode, collect support dataand clear event log. ibj

IBM DS3500 Installation, User’s, And Maintenance Manual

Make a copy of this table before you record information in it, in case you need extra space to write new values later, or when you update the configuration.


Press the latch on the end of the drive enclosure handle to release it, then pull out the enclosure dds3512 to the open position. Replacing A Power-fan Controller In The Ds Controller-drive Enclosure Replacing a power-fan controller in the DS controller-drive enclosure Use one of these procedures to replace a failed power-fan controller in the DS controller-drive enclosure. Email Required, but never shown.

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How to upgrade IBM DS/DCS storage firmware – Fibrevillage

To kanual a shock hazard: Installing The Dimm Ensure that the release levers on the controller are in the open position. Remove the power-fan controller from the controller-drive enclosure.

The storage management software automatically sets the enclosure ID for the controllers. When you handle static-sensitive devices, take precautions to avoid damage from static electricity. Hard disk drive, 3.

Don’t show me this message again. You can install a maximum of 96 drives in one drive channel. Go to step 8 on page In normal circumstances, the DS subsystem would rarely be powered off: