Broken Mini-SAS cable removal?
ahebert at pubnix.net
Fri Apr 23 16:19:08 UTC 2021
That happened to me more often with the DAC cables I had the
displeasure to deal with.
And yeah got old valve gap feeler gauge to the rescue =D
Alain Hebert ahebert at pubnix.net
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On 4/23/21 11:51 AM, Ryland Kremeier wrote:
> Hit the wrong reply button before, but we were able to get it removed
> by unscrewing the top latch and removing that first at an angle. Then
> the connector was able to be pulled straight out. Plastic was very
> thin on the pull tab and it snapped without much resistance.
> Thank you,
> -- Ryland
> *From: *Eric Litvin <mailto:eric at lumaoptics.net>
> *Sent: *Friday, April 23, 2021 10:49 AM
> *To: *Joe Klein <mailto:joe.klein at mischoice.com>
> *Cc: *nanog at nanog.org <mailto:nanog at nanog.org>
> *Subject: *Re: Broken Mini-SAS cable removal?
> 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.
> Luma optics
> Sent from my iPhone
> > 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.
> > -joe
> > 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?
> > External Mail
> > Anyone here have experience removing a mini-SAS cable when the
> plastic tab has broken off? Tried checking online but couldn't find
> > Thank you,
> > -- Ryland
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