Today, I want to share my experience with the upgrade an SR-IOV adapter firmware (EN0H) configured in shared mode. The update was so simple and so straight forward that I decided to share this positive message with you. Continue reading “SR-IOV firmware upgrade via the HMC Enhanced GUI”
The other day, I’ve wrote about POWER8 ‘feature’ which requires from an administrator update of access keys in order to keep a server eligible for the firmware upgrade POWER8 – No hardware maintenance-no firmware upgrade . An administrator needs to enter these every few months, if a maintenance contract is re-signed every few months. This can be a headache, or something bigger if someone runs multiple servers. There is a secret HMC function, which can update the keys automatically.