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When you are installing a HMC, Power 9 etc, in a non IBM rack, sometimes the HMC is just an half an inch too short from side to side. This happens when you are installing the hardware in a datacenter that you have no control over the rack. The onl...
voltage regulator is single point of failure in E850C servers
You can refer to PMR 71797,820,820 (automatically created after call home) and relevant hardware ticket RCMS 01D5MG8,820. I'll focus on E850C (8408-44E) server, but maybe it's also relevant for other Power servers. Server has 4 power supplies and ...
Client experienced Customer Impacting Event on 9/12/17. Was told that concurrent maintenance is not an option on Power8 9119 MHE and that an outage would be required to replace clock card to ensure redundancy going forward. PE and Service Availabi...
Making an AIX full-system partition bootable on systems with IFL enabled cores
A full-system partition created on a Power9 box that has IFL enabled cores is unbootable. Leads to a B700F121 error. On Power8 a simple chsyscfg command allowed for reducing the CPU count on a full system partition profile, to exclude the IFL enab...
PDU cables shorter than 4.3M for in-rack connections
The PDU cable (ex. #6654) is currently only length of 4.3M, although PDU are connected any components in a rack in most cases.The PDU cable is too long and become a big cable roll under the rack. And these big cable rolls are as many as PDUs.Pleas...
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