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PowerVM VIOS

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Retry FDISC to re-establish a NPIV connection at a user settable time frame

In a virtualized environment with NPIV certain fabric changes (such as firmware updates) may require the need to re-establish a NPIV connection using a FDISC. This FDISC is being retried. If this is not successful the NPIV client is giving up, and...
almost 6 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 1 Not under consideration

PowerVM language/locale selection

While running PowerVM update, there are installed ~700 filesets related to regional messages/translations. This is prolonging install time and increasing used space.
over 3 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 0 Planned for future release

Include linux screen command in VIOS

Hello, We would like that VIOs support a similar command as the screen command in the linux world. Thank you OD
over 6 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 2 Not under consideration

Need a permanent fix for the issues getting created by the presence of unused adapters in the System

We were told through case TS002396037 that the presence of unused Ethernet and Fiber Channel adapters are the cause for reoccurring SEA failures on our VIOs. Upon Failure we have to restart our VIOs to bring back the SEA to a stable state. We were...
about 5 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 0 Future consideration

LPM network interface option

During initial LPM (Powervm 2.2.5.10) The 'mover' presents several network interfaces to choose from. These interfaces have been test with a PING, (tested by LPM not user ) and PING have tested as affirmative. LPM assumes that network interface is...
about 7 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 1 Future consideration

VIO Readonly access to oem_setup_env

Requesting a solution for a VIO Readonly access to the full oem_setup_env environment.
almost 6 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 1 Not under consideration

Auto pick Fiber Adapter in VIOS

VMware- ESX server which automatically re-maps the virtual client adapters to different physical adapters when physical adapters have issues. This will help in automatically correct path problems on LPARs As of now, VIO does not have any such feat...
almost 4 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 0 Future consideration

Vios - enhance lsnports command to provide more info

Enhance the command lsnports so that it displays additional info that what is shows already I would like to be able to see Customer Added info (From the odm) added by maybe a chdev to add a description field for each lsnports entry to show me (fab...
almost 8 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 2 Not under consideration

Add Ethernet adapter e4148a1614109304 to AIX ARTEX catalog (for use with VIOS rules)

See IBM Support Case Number TS003577743 Unable to add VIOS rules for adapterPCIe2 4-Port Adapter (10GbE SFP+) (e4148a1614109304) lsdev -F "name:class/subclass/type" -l ent0ent0:adapter/pciex/e41457162004000 $ rules -o add -t adapter/pciex/e4145716...
over 4 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 0 Future consideration

Add Network Tunnelling support via VXLAN or GRE for PowerVM

PowerVM lacks of support for SDN solutions and only supports legacy vlan based layer 2 networks.Against this hypervisors under x86 supports network tunnelling technology. For example KVM supports VXLAN or GRE using OpenvSwitch. ESX supports VXLAN ...
almost 9 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 3 Not under consideration