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RE: HMC 7.7.5 Support



fixed

No, 7.7.5 works fine.

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-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jack Kingsley
Sent: Friday, September 28, 2012 3:46 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: HMC 7.7.5 Support

But if you click this, I don't see 7.7.5 here either:

http://www-304.ibm.com/webapp/set2/sas/f/power5cm/supportedcodep7.html



On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 3:42 PM, Jack Kingsley <iseriesflorida@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:

Paul, I tihnk I see what your talking about now, if you click those 3
links where it says power6. I would read that as you can only go to 7.7.4.


On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 3:30 PM, Paul Fenstermacher <
PFenstermacher@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

But disregard whether or not it's Power 5, 6, or 7, the link below
takes you to a place where there is no indication that 7.7.5 even exists.

Paul Fenstermacher
Systems/Network Administrator, Senior Jack Henry & Associates Monett,
Mo 65708
417-235-4114 ext. 177389
pfenstermacher@xxxxxxxxxxxxx



-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:
midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of DrFranken
Sent: Friday, September 28, 2012 1:48 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: HMC 7.7.5 Support

Now why would he select POWER if he has a POWER5?? :-) Honestly that
unit is to IBM a 'System i' as that's what it was when manufactured
and for most items you really do want to start down the correct path
or it can be difficult to get the right combination of firmware etc.

I think what Paul's after is that it seems IBM is 'trying' to tell
him not to go to 7.750. However on the supported versions table it
IS shown as legit to connect a 7.750 HMC to a POWER5 with appropriate firmware.

- Larry


On 9/28/2012 2:23 PM, Jack Kingsley wrote:
Are you selecting:
Product Group: All Hardware
Product: Power
Product: Firmware SDMC & HMC
Then your server:

??

On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 2:10 PM, Paul Fenstermacher <
PFenstermacher@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

It seems odd to me that I'm able to order HMC 7.7.5 and there's
SP1 available but when I go to this URL,
http://www-304.ibm.com/webapp/set2/sas/f/power5cm/supportedcode.ht
ml, I can click on supported code combinations under Power 7,
Power 6 or
Power 5
then click on High-End, Mid-Range, or Entry-Level systems and
they all show V7R7.4 as the latest level. Am I missing something
or did
that last
remaining QA/web site maintenance staff member at IBM finally retire?
I'd
like to feel comfortable putting all my HMC's at 7.7.5 and I think
I do but seeing it on this web site would be good.

Paul Fenstermacher
Systems/Network Administrator, Senior Jack Henry & Associates
Monett, Mo 65708
417-235-4114 ext. 177389
pfenstermacher@xxxxxxxxxxxxx


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