Poweredge 2450 and Dell Rack CMA problems

Seth Mos knuffie at xs4all.nl
Tue Apr 30 12:59:01 CDT 2002

On Tue, 30 Apr 2002, Peter Smith wrote:

> Does anyone have any suggestions as to what I can do with the Cable
> Management Arms on my Poweredge 2450??  I am using a Dell 42U rack and a
> Dell KVM switch.  The problem is the CMA can not fully collapse when my
> 2450 is installed in the rack.  The lower part of the arm which faces
> the rear of the 2450 whacks the top of the video connector (from the KVM
> switch.)  I have gone through the FAQ about installing the CMA and it is
> correctly installed.  I've called Dell Poweredge support about it and
> they recommended that I contact the sales person which I purchased the
> setup from.  I have not contacted the sales person yet (Chris Braton.)
>  Does anyone have any recommendations first?  This rack and server are
> about 1-2 months old.

I never bothered fitting them. If the server needs to come out I need to
disconnect all the cables anyway. I can replace disks without removing the
system from the rack so I didn't see the point.

I don't do hot-plug anyways.


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