Hardware Management Console Readme

For use with Version 8 Release 8.1.0

Date: 2 June 2014
Last updated: 26 August 2015


The information in this Readme contains fix list and other package information about the Hardware Management Console.

PTF MH01419 HMC V8 R8.1.0 Recovery Media and Mandatory PTF MH01421

This package represents the Recovery image that can be used to upgrade your HMC from HMC V7R7.8.0 or higher to HMC V8R8.1.0. This package can also be used to install a clean version of HMC V8R8.1.0. You can also reference this package by APAR MB03793 and MB03795.

Package information
Package name Size Checksum (sha1sum) APAR# PTF#
HMC_Recovery_V8R810_1.iso 3546474496 012849df9cbd439a78d70dad38eaf5654090786d MB03793
Mandatory PTF
1563348992 0fe5fc8265e2efdab91809a6a5ba8367f7d36c4e MB03795 MH01421
Splash Panel information (or lshmc -V output)
After installing the Recovery package
Version: 8
Release: 8.1.0
Service Pack: 0
HMC Build level 20140524.3
After installing the Mandatory PTF
Version: 8
Release: 8.1.0
Service Pack: 0
HMC Build level 20140602.3
MH01421: Required fix for HMC V8R8.1.0 (06-03-2014)

Upgrade notes

Enhancements and new function

General fixes

This package provides the following fixes:

Repair and Verify fixes for POWER 750, 755, 770, and 780 servers (POWER7-based technology)

Command line changes

Event Manager for call home command line enhancements:

Known issues in HMC

Web browser requirements


Installation instructions for HMC Version 8 upgrades and corrective service can be found at these locations:

Installation methods for HMC Version 8 fixes

Instructions and images for upgrading via a remote network install can be found here:

National Language Support (Supported languages)
Languages Locales
English en_US, en_US.UTF-8, en_AU, en_AU.UTF-8, en_BE, en_BE.UTF-8, en_BE@preeuro, en_CA, en_CA.UTF-8, en_GB, en_GB.UTF-8, en_GB@euro, en_HK, en_HK.UTF-8, en_IE, en_IE.UTF-8, en_IE@preeuro, en_IN, en_IN.UTF-8, en_NZ, en_NZ.UTF-8, en_PH, en_PH.UTF-8, en_PK, en_SG, en_SG.UTF-8, en_ZA, en_ZA.UTF-8
Catalan ca_ES, ca_ES.UTF-8, ca_ES@preeuro
German de_DE, de_DE.UTF-8, de_DE@preeuro, de_CH, de_CH.UTF-8, de_AT, de_AT.UTF-8, de_AT@preeuro, de_LU, de_LU.UTF-8, de_LU@preeuro
French r_FR.UTF-8,fr_FR, fr_CH,fr_CH.UTF-8, fr_CA,fr_CA.UTF-8, fr_BE, fr_BE.UTF-8,fr_BE@preeuro, fr_LU, fr_LU.UTF-8,fr_LU@preeuro
Italian it_IT, it_IT.UTF-8,it_IT@preeuro, it_CH, it_CH.UTF-8
Spanish es_ES,es_ES.UTF-8, es_ES@preeuro, es_AR,es_AR.UTF-8, es_BO, es_BO.UTF-8,es_CL, es_CL.UTF-8,es_CO, es_CO.UTF-8,es_CR, es_CR.UTF-8,es_DO, es_DO.UTF-8,es_EC,es_EC.UTF-8,es_SV, es_SV.UTF-8,es_GT, es_GT.UTF-8,es_HN, es_HN.UTF-8,es_MX, es_MX.UTF-8,es_NI,es_NI.UTF-8, es_PA, es_PA.UTF-8,es_PY,es_PY.UTF-8,es_PE, es_PE.UTF-8,es_PR, es_PR.UTF-8,es_US, es_US.UTF-8,es_UY,es_UY.UTF-8,es_VE,es_VE.UTF-8
Brazilian Portuguese pt_BR,pt_BR.UTF-8
Portugal Portuguese pt_PT, pt_PT.UTF-8,pt_PT@preeuro
Polish pt_PL.UTF-8,pl_PL, pl_PL@euro,pl_PL@preeuro
Japanese ja_JP.UTF-8
Simplified Chinese zh_CN.UTF-8,zh_CN, zh_SG, zh_SG.UTF-8
Traditional Chinese zh_TW, zh_TW.UTF-8,zh_HK, zh_HK.UTF-8
Korean ko_KR.UTF-8
Hungarian hu_HU.UTF-8,hu_HU, hu_HU@euro,hu_HU@preeuro
Dutch nl_NL, nl_NL.UTF-8,nl_NL@preeuro, nl_BE,nl_BE.UTF-8, nl_BE@preeuro
Russian ru_RU,ru_RU.UTF-8
Czech cs_CZ.UTF-8,cs_CZ, cs_CZ@euro,cs_CZ@preeuro
Slovakian sk_SK.UTF-8,sk_SK, sk_SK@euro,sk_SK@preeuro