how to pull out hard drive on PE2450

Jerry Yu jjj863 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 13 12:02:33 CST 2006


man, what's the point of having hot-pluggable if you have to open the case
to even pull it out?   rants aside, can I do it hot?

On 12/13/06, Sturgis, Grant <Grant.Sturgis at arraybiopharma.com> wrote:
>
> I believe there is locking mechanism.  Look just inside the case, near
> the backplane, for a metal tab to pull out and remove.
>
> Worse case, go to www.dell.com and read the manual.
>
> HTH,
>
> -G
> ------
>
>
> Jerry Yu wrote:
> > hi, there,
> > I know this is not a Linux-on-Dell question. I have two PE2450s in
> > production. Two of the four drive bays on each server are in use. I need
> > to replace one bad drive. I couldn't pull out the bad drive or the empty
> > placeholder casings, on both servers.
> > Is some trick I don't know about this model? I inherited them which are
> > bought new from Dell long long ago. To be sure, I even asked a co-lo
> > engineer to pull it out for me. I am not a newbie on this: I replaced
> > hot-pluggable drives before, on Sun StorEdge arrays and on other Dell PE
> > servers.
> >
> >
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