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Workspace PowerVM NovaLink
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 4, 2020

Provide safe way to poweroff NovaLink managed system

Managed system virtualized using NovaLink (Ubuntu 16.04.3) and single VIOS.
NOTE: This is the case when smaller server is used.

Novalink is installed on VIOS sourced disk.

Because of the cross-dependency of the two virtualization components, the only method to shutdown/restart the server I found is via ASMI.
Sometimes this may lead to platform dump (code D133Cxx2), that may take very long time.

SW case TS002969166 is opened for this issue.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Sep 8, 2020

    Thank you for your suggestion - This is delivered as document