Checking Firmware Version on Power8

Firmware can bring some bug fixes and new features. Here are two options to know the firmware level on your system.

To check the Firmware Level on IBM Power Systems, you have two options:

From GNU/Linux: issue ‘lsmcode

From Petitboot (before loading your OS): issue ‘update_flash -dContinue reading “Checking Firmware Version on Power8”

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