Hardware Management Console Readme

Version 9 Release 1 Maintenance 921 (V9 R1 M921) README

Updated: 16 November 2018
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Contents

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

Terminology

x86 -  This term is used to reference the legacy HMC that runs on x86/Intel/AMD  hardware for both the 7042 Machine Type appliances and the Virtual HMC that can run on the Intel hypervisors (KVM, VMWare, Xen).

ppc64 or ppc64le - describes the Linux code that is compiled to run on Power-based servers or LPARS (Logical Partitions)

DNS - Domain Name Server

GUI - Graphical user interface

vHMC - Virtual HMC. The HMC appliance that runs in supported VM Hypervisors


PTF MH01789 HMC V9 R1.921.0  Service Pack - for 7042 Machine Types or vHMC for x86 hypervisors (5765-HMW)

This package represents a service pack image that can be used to update your HMC from HMC V9 R1.910.0 to the HMC V9 R1.921.0 Service Pack.  You can also reference this package by PTF MH01789 and APAR MB04177.  This image can be installed on top of HMC Version 9 Release 1 910.0 Recovery installation PTF MH01733 with or without additional SPs or PTFs installed.

Package information
Package name Size Checksum (sha1sum) APAR# PTF#
HMC_Update_V9R1M921_SP1_x86.iso 3592904704 33c46016d15aa6e5bb953b9717e150196aab3971
MB04177 MH01789
Splash Panel information (or lshmc -V output)

"version= Version: 9
 Release: 1
 Service Pack: 921
 HMC Build level 1810262054
MH01759 - HMC V9R1 M920 [x86_64]
MH01789 - HMC V9R1 Service Pack 1 Release (M921) [x86_64]
  ","base_version=V9R1
"



PTF MH01790 HMC V9 R1.921.0 Service Pack - for 7063 Machine Types or vHMC for PowerVM (5765-HMB)

This package represents a service pack image that can be used to update your HMC from HMC V9 R1.910.0  to the HMC V9 R1.921.0  Service Pack.  You can also reference this package PTF MH01790 and APAR MB04178.  This image can be installed on top of HMC Version 9 Release 910.0 Recovery installation PTF MH01735 with or without additional SPs or PTFs installed.

Note: Service packs are cumulative and will include all the interim fixes for the PTFs released up to and including the last service pack(s) for this HMC version. Please read the individual Readme files for each PTF to see the list of fixes.


Package information
Package name Size Checksum (sha1sum) APAR# PTF#
HMC_Update_V9R1M921_SP1_ppc.iso 3563114496 1c808f656ee1c0a2aa7266ec4f82fd64200d333b
MB04178 MH01790
Splash Panel information (or lshmc -V output)

"version= Version: 9
 Release: 1
 Service Pack: 921
 HMC Build level 1810262054
MH01760 - HMC V9R1 M920 [ppc64le]
MH01790 - HMC V9R1 Service Pack 1 Release (M921) [ppc64le]
  "," base_version=V9R1 
"

Enhancements and new function

New Functions

List of fixes

General fixes
Security fix

Command line changes



Known issues and Limitations



Installation

Installation instructions for HMC Version 9 upgrades and corrective service can be found at these locations:

Updating, upgrading, and migrating your HMC machine code

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

HMC V9 network installation images and installation instructions