RS/6000 SP 9076 System and Service Processor Firmware Update

Applies to: IBM RS/6000 SP 9076 POWER3 SMP High Nodes and SP 9076 375Mhz Power3 SMP High Nodes

NOTE: This firmware is for RS/6000 SP 9076 POWER3 SMP High Nodes and SP 9076 375Mhz Power3 SMP High Nodes only.


The latest firmware level is:

For instructions on obtaining this firmware, see the chart at the bottom of this file.

Revision History
Level Description
  • Improved checkstop analysis for SABER errors on I/O Planar
  • Improved checkstop analysis for 630 Processor errors
  • Improved checkstop analysis for Colony Adapter errors
  • Corrects False Power Supply warnings
  • Enhanced L2 Cache single-bit error algorithm for improved single-bit error analysis and reporting. This fix will reduce CPU card replacements and performance degradation's due to L2 ECC single-bit errors. This fix is critical to all Power3 SMP High Nodes. Please install at your earliest convenience as this fix is classified as "Strongly Recommended".
  • Enables ICache recovery
  • Enhanced scheme for LIVELOCK breaker
  • Fixes 32GB memory limit
  • RTAS error enhancement
  • Addresses CPU redundant Power Supply failures
  • Improved FRU isolation
  • Fixes incorrect FRU location codes
  • Special error codes created for NCA port table timeouts
  • Adds SMS menu support for Galaxy UTP adapter
  • DSI fix for token race implemented in RTAS
  • Extended Error Handling Codes Added
  • IPLROS Error Code Added
  • Fix Added For NIM Boot problem
  • New Function: Enhanced Checkstop Analysis For 630+
  • Fixes permanent CPU Deconfigure When CPU Deallocate Is Issued
  • Fixes System Checkstop For PCI Hotplug Stability
  • Fixes Incorrect Diag Error message On I2C Failures
  • Fixes ROS STO When 13 Candlestick Adapters Installed
  • Boot Prevention When Room Temp Exceeds Warning Threshold 

How to get a copy of the latest firmware level:
System Status Contact
Under Warranty Call IBM CE
IBM Maintenance Agreement Call IBM CE
Third Party / Self Maintainers In the US: Contact Rose Cisneros at (972) 280-6511

Outside the US: Contact your local IBM Branch Office

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Node type: 604/604e, 332MHz, or Power3
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