Upgrading Hardware Management Consoles (HMC) to v8 r8.7.0 with Service Pack 1 from v8 R8.6.0 with Service Pack 1.
I am in the process of updating the firmware for about 30 Power Systems and wanted to share how to do this from the command line as I find the command line much quicker and easier when updating frame firmware.
How to Enable or Disable LPM for an LPAR from the HMC command line.
LPM commands with multiple vswitch names in the vswitch_mappings are not process correctly by HMC V8 R8.6 SP1.
We have just upgraded our HMC's to Version: 8, Release: 8.6.0, Service Pack: 1 and IBM have added my feature request to allow you to specify Affinity Groups when doing LPMs, thereby allowing you to keep existing or create new affinity groups. From…