The active adapter in a fault tolerant pair
adapter retention latch
This latch rests on top of the adapter slot. It rotates clockwise and counterclockwise, allowing you to fasten or release the tab over the slot.
Each hot plug PCI slot has an Attention LED that is visible from the rear of the server and one that is visible from the inside of the server.
When the Attention LED is flashing, it signifies that the adapter requires some sort of user intervention.
expansion slot cover
The metal bar covering an empty slot.
This technology allows you to configure two adapters into a fault tolerant pair.
Once installed and configured the fault tolerant pair will provide access to data (disk and network) even after an adapter failure.
fault tolerant pair
Two adapters logically grouped together in order to provide continual access to data, even after an adapter failure.
In the pair, one adapter is active and the other is passive.
This IBM PCI Hot Plug feature allows you to add and configure an adapter to a Hot Plug-compatible server while the server is running.
Allows you to remove a faulty adapter while the server is running.
This feature is NOT supported for this release of IBM PCI Hot Plug.
This IBM PCI Hot Plug feature allows you to replace a faulty standalone or redundant adapter while the server is running.
IBM PCI Hot Plug and Play Wizard
This wizard guides you through the configuration of a new Hot Plug adapter.
IBM PCI Hot Plug Applet
This applet allows you to monitor and control PCI Hot Plug slots on your server.
IBM PCI Hot Swap Wizard
This wizard helps you replace a faulty Hot Plug adapter.
The passive adapter in a fault tolerant pair.
This LED is on when the hot plug slot has power.
When this LED is off, the slot has no power.
Do not add or remove an adapter from the slot when the Power LED is on.
The black plastic piece on top of the slot.
If you open the adapter retention latch, you can lift the tab to add or remove an adapter or an expansion slot cover.
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