I looked through these links, the ones at http://wiki.midrange.com/index.php/HMC_Operations
and the ones in some more recent mailing list messages, but I can't for the life of me find where it says what is required for V7R1.
I see the table of HMC version to firmware version.
I think one of the links below took me to a page where I could enter Model=E4A, Machine Type=8203, Feature code=5577, but the table returned only lists V6R1 and V5R4.
The wiki page above has a section http://wiki.midrange.com/index.php/HMC_Operations#What_versions_of_firmware_are_required_for_the_various_levels_of_i5.2Fos.3F
that doesn't mention V7R1. I clicked the links for the V6R1 and V5R4 pages but didn't see anywhere on them that mentioned the OS version.
I'm on V5R4M5, HMC V7R3.5.0, Firmware EL350_039.
I did find http://www-947.ibm.com/systems/support/i/planning/upgrade/osmapping.html
that shows my other system (9406-520) supports 7.1, so I'm "assuming" my newer E4A does, but it's not on the list at all.
just shows POWER6 Power 520, 550, 560, 570, 595. Where is E4A?
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of DrFranken
Sent: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 14:50
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: HMC software and V7R1
Rob this is a great link but sadly IBM doesn't have it up to date. For example HMC 7.7.4 isn't there nor are the most current firmware levels.
This one isn't as easy to read nor does it have the split of Small/Med/Large systems but it IS SPOT on current.
On 1/25/2012 11:45 AM, rob@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
Pick the right Power system from here:
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