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Senior System Support Engineer

now i can't decide.
over 3 years ago in PowerVM 1 Not under consideration

ibmveth

followup 131910:modinfo ibmveth filename: /lib/modules/4.12.14-95.24-default/kernel/drivers/net/ethernet/ibm/ibmveth.koversion: 1.06license: GPLdescription: IBM Power Virtual Ethernet Driverauthor: Santiago Leon <santil@linux.vnet.ibm.com>++...
over 3 years ago in PowerVM 1 Not under consideration

Shared Ethernet Adapter Linux effects

Based on Steven Knudson TechDoc "Ethernet on POWER: Physical, Shared, Virtual" Document ID: PRS5353 with SLES11 and my own virtual ethernet performance tests with SLES12 it is not possible to hit > 23Gb/sec. (SLES12 --> hypervisor --> SLE...
almost 4 years ago in PowerVM 1 Not under consideration

Dynamically raise maximum virtual slot numbers

Please add ability to raise maximum virtual slot numbers of VIO and client LPARs dynamically without need of LPAR restart.
almost 4 years ago in PowerVM 2 Not under consideration

PVLAN support for PowerVM

Currently PowerVM only accepts PVLANs by forcing VEPA on its vswitch and private-vlan host mode set on the external switch port (1 primary VLAN, 1 secondary PVLAN). (as described in this IBM developerworks link: https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/...
almost 4 years ago in PowerVM 1 Under review

Be sure a CPU a device is attached to is present in the LPAR

When a device is attached to a LPAR, there is no guarantee that the CPU this device is attached to will be part of the LPAR. This leads to device with no specific numa node, confusing script managing irqbalancing like the Mellanox one and probably...
almost 4 years ago in PowerVM 1 Not under consideration

New Firmware Update Access Key (UAK) need to be order and are issued with a duration of 180 days

N1022509 - A7004761 Order and Apply Firmware Update Access Key (UAK) IBMi OS Managed or HMC Managed POWER8 or POWER9 Systemshttps://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=nas8N1022509It told -- Therefore, new Update Access Key(s) need to be order ...
about 4 years ago in PowerVM 0 Not under consideration

Creating virtual ports as a way to bypass physical port level validation

Live Partition Mobility for NPIV clients requires that both (active and inactive) WWPNs for each virtual Fibre Channel adapter must have been zoned to the exact same storage port WWN on the switch/SAN and must have been defined to the storage arra...
about 4 years ago in PowerVM 0 Not under consideration

BP

we will prepared a workshop
over 4 years ago in PowerVM 1 Not under consideration

Renew UAK in Warranty period

Power8 and Power9 servers use UAK (Update Access Key) for firmware updates.There is warranty period and maintenance period. There is no possibility to generate UAK in warranty period (in last 30 days of warranty period) that extend expiration date...
over 4 years ago in PowerVM 1 Not under consideration