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Ubuntu 22.04 support for Novalink on Power10 scale-out servers
For Power9 Ubuntu was supported for Novalink. For Power10 it is not, and only RHEL is supported and it is not free. We need to have Ubuntu 22.04 support for Novalink on Power10 scale-out servers. Ubuntu 22.04 is a long term support so it is worth ...
When moving from HMC to Novalink i have the problem that all my scripts i wrote over years for adding / changing and deleting LPARS are not working anymore because Novalink doenst nuderstand HMC CLI commands e.g. lssyscfg etc. There is a developme...
Allow the Novalink partition to perform LPM operations
Currently LPM operations in PowerVC are performed via the GUI. Using this method also allows you to select which network (from the ones configured/available) that the operations occurs on. I think that this feature should be either via a command o...
Possibility to create vscsi mapping between two IBM i LPAR's. Currently command "pvmctl scsi create" showing only parameters where vscsi server ( parent ) is VIOS and vscsi client ( lpar ) is IBMi. I'm asking for option which allow me to set paren...
Allow LPAR ID modification during Novalink Recovery partition data process
The current Novalink recovery process has been created to accommodate the recovery of a physical server from a Novalink only managed deployment and greenfield clients who are fine with not implementing internal standards. This recovery process is ...
Novalink seems to be unable to create a virtual fibre interfaces on vio server. The only option available is pvmctl vfc list. As the co-management flag is set to novalink, we cannot create a new virtual fibre interface in order to present tape to ...
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