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Internal drive installation - NetVista 6838, 6848

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diagram of bays 1 - 7

1. Bay 1 - Max Height: 41.3 mm (1.6 in.)CD-ROM drive (standard in some models)
5.25-inch hard disk drive
2. Bay 2 - Max Height: 41.3 mm (1.6 in.)5.25-inch hard disk drive
3.5-inch hard disk drive (requires a mounting bracket)
CD-ROM drive
DVD-ROM drive
3. Bay 3 - Max Height: 25.4 mm (1.0 in.)3.5-inch diskette drive
4. Bay 4 - Max Height: 25.4 mm (1.0 in.)Hard disk drive
3.5-inch removable drive
5. Bay 5 - Max Height: 25.4 mm (1.0 in.)Hard disk drive
6. Bay 6 - Max Height: 25.4 mm (1.0 in.)Hard disk drive
7. Bay 7 - Max Height: 25.4 mm (1.0 in.)Hard disk drive

 

Installing internal drives in bays 1, 2, and 3

  1. Remove the cover.
  2. Insert a flat-bladed screwdriver into one of the slots on the static shield in the drive bay into which you are installing the drive and gently pry the static shield loose from the drive bay.
  3. Install the drive into the bay. Align the screw holes and insert the two screws.
  4. installing internal drives in bays 1, 2, and 3
  5. If the drive you installed is a removable-media drive, remove the bay panel from the front bezel and place the bezel frame that comes with your computer over the drive bay.
  6. Connect the power and signal cables to the drive.

CD-ROM drive jumper settings

CD-ROM and PC/CD-ROM drives use jumpers or tabs to set the drives as primary (master) or secondary (slave). Refer to the drive connector labels or the figures below for the drive settings.

cd-rom

cd-rom drive jumper settings

 

Installing internal drives in bays 4, 5, 6, and 7

  1. Remove the cover.
  2. Remove the side support bar.
  3. installing internal drives in bays 4, 5, 6, and 7
  4. Remove the EMC shield and pivot the lower drive bay cage outward from the computer.
  5. Mount DASD rails on the drive you wish to install and slide the drive along the rail guides into the unoccupied drive bay
  6. remove the emc shield
  7. Press the tab that holds the cage in the open position and swing the cage back into operating position.
  8. swing cage back into operating position
  9. Connect the cables to the drive.
  10. Connect the power and signal cables to the drive.

connect power and signal cables to drive

Hard disk drive jumper settings

IDE hard disk drives for the NetVista series computers use jumpers to set the drives as primary (master) or secondary (slave).

Note: For drives not shown below, refer to the label on the hard disk drive for the hard disk drive settings.

  1. Primary (Master) Hard Disk Drive.
  2. Secondary (Slave) Hard Disk Drive.

primary(master) and secondary(slave) hdd

primary(master and secondary(slave) hdd

primary(master) and secondary(slave) hdd

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