Tag Archives: HMC

[HMC] HMC and IBM blades

Today I installed HMC V7.7.6 SP1 and tried to connect IBM Blade p701 to it. With given information that was an easy job (once you have all network config done), you just need to remember some stuff: FSP within Blade … Continue reading

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HMC: Cleanup unused memory/cpu assignment on offline LPARs

Short script: for varSys in $(lssyscfg -r sys -F names) do for varLpar in $(lssyscfg -r lpar -m $varSys -F ‘name,state’ |grep “Not Activated” |cut -d “,” -f1) do varMem=$(lshwres -r mem -m $varSys –level lpar –filter “lpar_names=$varLpar” -F curr_mem) … Continue reading

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HMC Migration process

Migrationg data (profile,network settings,etc) from one HMC to another can be done by following process: 1. Save data on current hmc with “upgrade data” via the menu or command line “saveupgdata -r diskdvd” to DVD-RAM 2. startup the new HMC … Continue reading

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HMC: Reset Password for powersystem

A useful document on how to work with HMC and powersystems (very old but still valid) which also describes how to reset the passwords for a powersystem if the ASMI user/pass is known. LINK  

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Power5: Workload Partition management – delete LPAR off WPAR

If you try and delete an LPAR(VM) off a Power5 with HMC 7.3.4 you might run into a HSCL0589 error message.   IBM says, you should put the LPAR out of the workloadcluster. Normally this is achived via the LPAR … Continue reading

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HMC: Inventory Commands

Creating new pSeries its always good to have spreadsheets of the configuration (LPAR name, CPU, Memory, IO,etc) for DLPAR and general sizing information.

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