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Removing and Inserting the PC Card from an M10i Routing Engine

 

A slot labeled PC CARD on the Routing Engine faceplate accepts a Type I PC Card, as defined in the PC Card Standard published by the Personal Computer Memory Card International Association (PCMCIA). The router is shipped with a PC Card that contains Junos OS. The PC Card can be used to copy Junos OS from the PC Card onto the Routing Engine. You can also copy Junos OS from the Routing Engine onto a PC Card, for example, to create a backup copy of upgrade software that you have obtained from Juniper Networks. Instructions for copying software to a PC Card are available at the Juniper Networks Support Web site (https://www.juniper.net/support/); after logging in, navigate to the Customer Support Center, then to the download page for Junos OS.

Note

The appearance and position of electronic components or the PC Card slot on your Routing Engine might differ from the figures in this section. These differences do not affect Routing Engine installation and removal or functionality.

Note

The software on a PC Card is loaded only onto the Routing Engine into which the PC Card is inserted. It is not automatically copied to the other Routing Engine.

To remove and insert a PC Card, perform the following procedures:

Removing the PC Card from an M10i Routing Engine

The PC Card is inserted in the slot labeled PC CARD in the Routing Engine faceplate. To remove the PC Card (see Figure 1):

  1. Press the eject button located next to the PC Card slot in the Routing Engine faceplate. Note that the PC Card slot might be located in a different position from that shown in Figure 1.
  2. When the PC Card pops partially out of the slot, grasp the card and pull it straight out of the slot.
Figure 1: Removing the PC Card
Removing the PC Card

Inserting the PC Card in an M10i Routing Engine

To insert the PC Card (see Figure 2):

  1. Orient the PC Card with the Juniper Networks logo facing in the direction specified on the Routing Engine faceplate. Insert the card into the slot.
  2. Press the card firmly all the way into the slot. Note that the PC Card slot might be located in a different position from that shown in Figure 2.
Figure 2: Inserting the PC Card
Inserting the PC Card