Removing a DIMM - IBM MAX5

Use this information to remove a dual inline memory module (DIMM) from the IBM MAX5 expansion blade.

The following illustration shows how to remove a DIMM from the expansion blade.

Graphic illustrating the removal of DIMMs in the expansion blade

To remove a DIMM, complete the following steps:

  1. Before you begin, read Safety and Installation guidelines.
  2. Carefully lay the expansion blade on a flat, static-protective surface.
  3. Open the expansion blade cover (see Removing the blade server cover for instructions).
  4. Locate the DIMM connectors (see Blade server connectors - IBM MAX5). Determine which DIMM you want to remove from the expansion blade.
    Attention: To avoid breaking the retaining clips or damaging the DIMM connectors, handle the clips gently.
  5. Make sure that both retaining clips on DIMM connector into which you will be removing the DIMM are in the open position.
  6. Using your fingers, pull the DIMM out of the connector.