pSeries Firmware Update

Applies to : pSeries

This document describes the installation of Licensed Machine Code, which is sometimes referred to generically as microcode or firmware.


3.0  Cautions and Important Notes

The RPM format is for use with pSeries only systems that are configured with only one partition and have no HMC attached.

Firmware Update Installation Is Not Concurrent

Installation of the firmware will cause an unconditional reboot of the system.  Therefore, all user operations should be gracefully terminated before firmware updates are to be applied.

Instructions to install the update are available at:

End of Installation Instructions