Platform location of an adapter

Knowing the physical location of an adapter can be done physically (by looking at the main board of your system and searching for your adapter) or remotely, and that can be a little tricky.

In order to remotely know the platform location of an adapter in your Power System, you need to perform 3 steps: Continue reading “Platform location of an adapter”

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”