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Ports 2,3,4 not working properly.

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bar1

Hi everyone, I have a weird problem.

any hard drive I put in bay 2,3,4 , start showing errors and disconnect shortly after.

any ideas?

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schoondoggy

Check the cable from the backplane to the system board. remove the cable from the system board and reinsert it to be sure you have a good connection and that it kicks into place. Make sure there is no tension on the cable. Have you ever had drives work in bays 2-3-4?

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bar1

Yes, i did use to have drives there, i suspected it might be a faulty cable.

 

any good online video on how check?

I replaced my CPU, added RAM, GPU but never touched the bays.

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schoondoggy

Have you tried disconnecting and reconnecting the cable? That usually fixes this kind of problem.

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ullbeking

I had exactly this problem when I provisioned my first Gen8.

 

I took the cover off, removed the backplane, ensured the SATA/SAS cabling was in good condition, tightened up the screws on the drive cage and the SATA/SAS connectors, and reassembled it.  Then I made sure to use properly sized screws to hold my 3.5" drives in place in their caddies.  This made a LOT of difference.  My drives were then recognized.

 

Often after moving around or transport, hardware components need to be reseated to ensure solid connections.

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bar1

Any good vidoe/ guide on how to remove the back plane?

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