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PowerVM LPM and vswitch name change required

Hi IBM.Our client (Commonwealth Bank Australia) would like to set-up two PowerVM virtual switches in each frame, one for production traffic and one for non-production traffic. We created the 2nd vswitch on frame 11 but we were unable to LPM any LP...
almost 9 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 4 Delivered

VIOS Shared Storage Pool LU Rename

LU renameSuch an obvious missing basic function it can hardly be called an enhancement.I suggest: lu -modify -lu oldname -attr LU_NAME=newnamelu -modify -luudid oldhexA -attr LU_NAME=newhexB
about 9 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 6 Delivered

VIO 2.2.3 problem with ulimit

If a customer changes the value of stack ulimit parameter, vio_daemon process eats the whole memory and crashes. Please implement the function to restrict the stack size.
about 9 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 3 Delivered

Do not restrict VIOS command 'lslv -pv VMLibrary'

Please note that disk placement of hd2 logical volume can be displayed but that disk placement of VMLibrary logical volume can not. $ lslv -pv hd2hd2:/usrPV COPIES IN BAND DISTRIBUTIONhdisk0 063:000:000 100% 000:000:063:000:000hdisk10 063:000:000 ...
about 9 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 2 Delivered