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IBM TotalStorage DS4800 Storage Subsystem

Installation, User’s, and Maintenance Guide

GC26-7748-00

IBM TotalStorage DS4800 Storage Subsystem

Installation, User’s, and Maintenance Guide

GC26-7748-00

Note: Before using this information and the product it supports, be sure to read the
Note: Before using this information and the product it supports, be sure to read the

Note:

Note: Before using this information and the product it supports, be sure to read the general

Before using this information and the product it supports, be sure to read the general information in “Notices” on page 157.

using this information and the product it supports, be sure to read the general information in

First Edition (June 2005)

© Copyright International Business Machines Corporation 2005. All rights reserved. US Government Users Restricted Rights – Use, duplication or disclosure restricted by GSA ADP Schedule Contract with IBM Corp.

Safety The caution and danger statements that this document contains can be referenced in the

Safety

The caution and danger statements that this document contains can be referenced in the multilingual IBM ® Safety Information document that is provided with your IBM TotalStorage ® DS4800 Storage Subsystem. Each caution and danger statement is numbered for easy reference to the corresponding statements in the translated document.

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Danger: These statements indicate situations that can be potentially lethal or extremely hazardous to you. A danger statement is placed just before the description of a potentially lethal or extremely hazardous procedure, step, or situation.

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Caution: These statements indicate situations that can be potentially hazardous to you. A caution statement is placed just before the description of a potentially hazardous procedure step or situation.

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Attention: These notices indicate possible damage to programs, devices, or data. An attention notice is placed just before the instruction or situation in which damage could occur.

CAUTION:

Handling the cord on this product or cords associated with accessories sold with product will expose you to lead, a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling .

Before installing this product, read the following danger and caution notices.

Statement 1:
Statement 1:

DANGER

Statement 1: DANGER To Connect: To Disconnect: 1. Turn everything OFF. 1. Turn everything OFF. 2.

To Connect:

To Disconnect:

1. Turn everything OFF.

1. Turn everything OFF.

2. First, attach all cables to devices.

2. First, remove power cords from outlet.

3. Attach signal cables to connectors.

3. Remove signal cables from connectors.

4. Attach power cords to outlet.

4. Remove all cables from devices.

5. Turn device ON.

Statement 2:

Statement 2: CAUTION: When replacing the lithium battery, use only an equivalent type battery recommended by

CAUTION:

When replacing the lithium battery, use only an equivalent type battery recommended by the manufacturer. If your system has a module containing a lithium battery, replace it only with the same module type made by the same manufacturer. The battery contains lithium and can explode if not properly used, handled, or disposed of.

Do not:

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Throw or immerse into water

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Heat to more than 100° C (212° F)

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Repair or disassemble

Dispose of the battery as required by local ordinances or regulations.

Statement 3:

Statement 3: CAUTION: When laser products (such as CD-ROMs, DVD drives, fiber optic devices, or transmitters)

CAUTION:

When laser products (such as CD-ROMs, DVD drives, fiber optic devices, or transmitters) are installed, note the following:

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Do not remove the covers. Removing the covers of the laser product could result in exposure to hazardous laser radiation. There are no serviceable parts inside the device.

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Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified herein might result in hazardous radiation exposure.

herein might result in hazardous radiation exposure. DANGER Class 1 Laser statement IEC 825-11993 CENELEC EN

DANGER

herein might result in hazardous radiation exposure. DANGER Class 1 Laser statement IEC 825-11993 CENELEC EN

Class 1 Laser statement

hazardous radiation exposure. DANGER Class 1 Laser statement IEC 825-11993 CENELEC EN 60 825 vi IBM

IEC 825-11993 CENELEC EN 60 825

Statement 4:

Statement 4: ≥ 18 kg (39.7 lb) ≥ 32 kg (70.5 lb) ≥ 55 kg (121.2
≥ 18 kg (39.7 lb) ≥ 32 kg (70.5 lb) ≥ 55 kg (121.2 lb)
≥ 18 kg (39.7 lb) ≥ 32 kg (70.5 lb) ≥ 55 kg (121.2 lb)
≥ 18 kg (39.7 lb) ≥ 32 kg (70.5 lb) ≥ 55 kg (121.2 lb)

18 kg (39.7 lb)

32 kg (70.5 lb)

55 kg (121.2 lb)

CAUTION:

Use safe practices when lifting.

Statement 5:
Statement 5:

CAUTION:

The power control button on the device and the power switch on the power supply do not turn off the electrical current supplied to the device. The device also might have more than one power cord. To remove all electrical current from the device, ensure that all power cords are disconnected from the power source.

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electrical current from the device, ensure that all power cords are disconnected from the power source.
Statement 8:
Statement 8:

CAUTION:

Never remove the cover on a power supply or any part that has the following label attached.

supply or any part that has the following label attached. Hazardous voltage, current, and energy levels
supply or any part that has the following label attached. Hazardous voltage, current, and energy levels

Hazardous voltage, current, and energy levels are present inside any component that has this label attached. There are no serviceable parts inside these components. If you suspect a problem with one of these parts, contact a service technician.

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Chapter 3. Cabling the storage subsystem.

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