PowerVM LPM with a Dead VIO Server - How to perform an LPM when one of your VIO Servers is dead.
Tag: "VIO Server"
AIX or VIOS Errors: 29FA8C20 and 7BFEEA1F - Adapter ports not connected to the SAN Switch.
AIX and VIO Server testing results for network bandwidth on an E880 for the internal vSwitch and external 1Gbit and 10Gbit switches. Tests include LPAR network bandwidth for core to core, chip to chip and node to node configurations.
AIX Virtual Ethernet Adapters have a setting called mtu_bypass - This allows the AIX networking stack to combine many smaller TCP segments in to one larger 64Kb segment for sending to the VIO Servers SEA Adapter and the SEA Adapter can send up to 64Kb segments back to the LPAR.
VIOS 188.8.131.52 fails to configure the vNIC devices correctly. Method error (/usr/lib/methods/cfgvnicserver -l vnicserver0 ): 0514-040 Error initializing a device into the kernel.