Broken Mini-SAS cable removal?
eric at lumaoptics.net
Fri Apr 23 15:43:50 UTC 2021
Joe’s response is spot on. I would also suggest you look at the “latching finger” mechanism on a spare, then apply some of the techniques Joe suggests.
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> On Apr 23, 2021, at 8:27 AM, Joe Klein <joe.klein at mischoice.com> wrote:
> Try shim stock or a feeler gauge between the plug and socket to work the latching fingers. This isn't something that I've tried specifically in this case.
> You might need to put a notch in the stock or feeler gauge so that you can work the fingers from the backside. Kinda like that old trick of using a credit card to prise a door latch, except this should work since there's no deadlatch. :)
> You might also try gently twisting a small screwdriver or spudger stick between the plug and socket too to increase the gap between the socket and plug.
> From: NANOG <nanog-bounces+joe.klein=mischoice.com at nanog.org> On Behalf Of Ryland Kremeier
> Sent: Friday, April 23, 2021 09:31
> To: nanog at nanog.org
> Subject: Broken Mini-SAS cable removal?
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> Anyone here have experience removing a mini-SAS cable when the plastic tab has broken off? Tried checking online but couldn't find anything.
> Thank you,
> -- Ryland
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