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SR-IOV support for fiber adapters

SR-IOV support for fiber adapters
over 4 years ago in PowerVM 1 Not under consideration

Retrieve values from existing objects

Create or modify objects requires you to specify parameters (i.e. Activation Group, Form Size, Orientation, Size, Reuse Delete records and so on). These parameters may be retrieved from the existing object and prompted. A possible list of object c...
about 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Thread usage statistics enhancements

1. Thread usage stats based on accumulated time dispatched to CPURequest new stat available, via getthrds64 and getrusage(RUSAGE_THREAD,...) accessors, to reflect the accumulated time the thread is dispatched to CPU. Breakdown by user time and sys...
about 9 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Let client choose the LPAR ID of PowerVC Deployment

The Current PowerVC Driver does not let you choose the LPAR ID to be specified.However we have seen cases in the field that the customer wants to choose the LPAR id to be used for deployment.Major reasons are because1. HMC taskroles rely on LPAR I...
about 9 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration

Kea DHCP Server

We are in need of enabling Kea DHCP server for PowerVC support.
over 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

change the AIX 72 sctape driver to return dk_stat sturcture so iostat can read the data and display it

iostat -ap 1 1 does not show the SAS attached tape drive System configuration: lcpu=32 drives=12 paths=28 vdisks=1 tapes=0 The ATAPE driver does not support this drive attached via SAS (or USB), so we cannot just switch drivers.
over 4 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

HMC - Remove Network and Storage information for none VIOS hosted LPARs in Gallery View

In the Enhanced HMC interface, Could you Remove Network and Storage information for none VIOS hosted LPARs in Gallery View. This information is not (to the best of my knowledge) collected for any LPAR that is not hosted by VIOS.
over 4 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Future consideration

SMC-R support for VIO client

To enhance AIX VIO client performance, the use of SMC-R in conjunction with vNIC and LPM would be of value.
over 4 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

LPEX RPG Filter view code does not remove all comments

Using IBM Rational Developer for i Version 9.0.1, editing or view RPGLE code. "Filter view -> Comments" works correctly, showing only comments, but "Filter view -> Code" retains many comments, especially those with 'C' or 'c' in column six. ...
over 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Is a defect

NPIV load_balacing in LPM allgorithm

My customer uses multiple fcs adapters in a VIOS that are connected to the same FC fabric. This is done for load balancing. When creating new LPARs, these will be distributed over the fcs.But, when the LPARs are moved using LPM, the LPM algorithm ...
over 9 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 3 Not under consideration