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lack of AC power status in IBM Power servers

Hello. Please refer to PMH 74741,820,820 and RCMS 820,01DNGBS. In case of AC power failure, only loss of power is recorded in ASMI. Moreover, if two power supplies fail - only one failure is recorded at ASMI. When AC power comes back - there is no...
over 4 years ago in Systems Design 0 Under review

Concurrent replacement for the FSP

The FSP (Flexible Service Processor) cannot be changed in Concurrent mode. The E870C and E880C Systems have a dual FSP configuration, the failover of a FSP System does not create an outage.But the replacement of the failed FSP must be done after o...
over 4 years ago in Systems Design 3 Not under consideration

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 ...
over 4 years ago in Systems Design 2 Under review

Power 9+ Thunderbolt hardware support

In addition to USB support on Power Systems, Thunderbolt support will be welcomed in future iterations of the Power hardware offerings.
almost 5 years ago in Systems Design 1 Submitted

Clock Card Concurrent Maintenance

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...
over 5 years ago in Systems Design 1 Submitted

System Planning Tool- support for SR-IOV w Power systems & IBM i

System Planning Tool- support for SR-IOV w Power systems & IBM i
about 7 years ago in Systems Design 5 Not under consideration