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Status Not under consideration
Workspace AIX
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 29, 2016

update IO adapter microcode non-interactively

Need to change 'diag' command so that it can do non-interactively. something like this -- "diag -d fcs0 -T download -c"

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Jul 22, 2016

    Was there a PMR opened for this issue?

    The "-c" syntax is still supported and should work.

    E.g., this is supported/valid syntax:

    diag -cd fcs0 -T "download -l latest"

    Note that you might have to specify the "-f" flag if the currently installed level is not also present on the file system or source,

    diag -cd fcs0 -T "download -l latest -f"

  • Guest
    Jul 22, 2016

    the -c option no longer works. IBM support rejected to fix the problem and requested to open RFE.

  • Guest
    May 2, 2016

    This is already supported.

    Valid syntax is:
    diag [-c] -d < resource > -T "download [-s {/etc/microcode| < source > }] [-l {latest|previous}] [-f]"

    -c No console mode. Run
    without user interaction.
    -d < resource > Run the task on the device
    -T download Install microcode.
    -s /etc/microcode Microcode image is in
    /etc/microcode. Default.
    -s source Microcode image is on
    identified source. For example fd0, cd0.
    -l latest Install latest level of
    microcode. Default.
    -l previous Install previous
    level of microcode.
    -f Install microcode even if
    the current level is not on source.

  • Guest
    Apr 30, 2016

    Creating a new RFE based on Community RFE #87647 in product IBM AIX.