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fixed

Yes

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-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of rob@xxxxxxxxx
Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 1:15 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: RE: Powered-off partition resource available?

Is "Sharing mode" set to uncapped?



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From: <brad.lovelady@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx>,
Date: 02/27/2013 01:58 PM
Subject: RE: Powered-off partition resource available?
Sent by: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx



Shared processor, but I am not concerned with processor min/max at this
point.

I want to power off a partition that currently has some resource assigned
to it. My feelings are that once powered off, that resource should be up
for grabs if I so desire. Unfortunately it appears that the first time you
power on a partition with XYZ resource assignment, then those resources
aren't available again until you DLPAR, or change profile to absolute
minimums then reactivate, or remove the profile completely.

The idea is to make all those resources available to other partitions
without removing the profile. I am aware I can DLPAR everything but the
absolute minimum, or change the profile and reactivate with absolute
minimums.

Hope this makes sense....even though it may not be possible. I am chasing
intuition here.....

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Operating Systems Engineer
Technology Infrastructure Services

Wells Fargo Bank l 200 Wildwood Pkwy l Birmingham, AL 35209
MAC W2691-010
Tel 205-938-1999 l Cell 205-826-2834

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-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [
mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of rob@xxxxxxxxx
Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 12:31 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: Powered-off partition resource available?

Ok, I may be on the wrong track here, but,

Processors:
Are you using Dedicated or Shared?
What are your settings for Minimum, Desired, and Maximum?
Let's say you have three processors. Let's say lpar A has 1 and B has 2
for all three fields. I don't believe you can add the 1 from A to B since
B is already at the maximum without powering down B, changing it's
configuration to perhaps Min=0.1, Desired=2, Max=3 (or more) and
activating it from this modified configuration.

Kind of the same process for Memory.

Dynamic lparing is great. I use it frequently to move memory and
processors around. However, you have to have your minimums and maximums
configured correctly. Keep in mind, CUD or Capacity Upgrade on Demand
(why am I suddenly in the mood for a drink?). You may have more
processors, that you can activate live by entering a code. However, if
your maximums were built on the old limits you may have just shot yourself
in the foot and disabled your ability to do this non disruptive. I've
done a few CUDs (both kinds).


Rob Berendt
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From: Jack Kingsley <iseriesflorida@xxxxxxxxx>
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx>,
Date: 02/27/2013 01:20 PM
Subject: Re: Powered-off partition resource available?
Sent by: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx



I don't believe you have to remove the profile. This isn't where you need
to change the settings with the lpar live, then power it down so as to
de-allocate them??

On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 1:15 PM, <brad.lovelady@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

All,

Perhaps I am having a lapse in memory, but I thought that once a
partition
is powered off all its processor/memory resources could be brought back
to
the available pool without having to remove the powered-off partition
profile. Is there a way to return this resource to the available pool
without 1) deleting the profile, 2) reactivating with new profile
config,
3) using DLPAR to strip it down to "bare bones" before the partition is
shut off?

***********************************
Bradford Lovelady

Operating Systems Engineer
Technology Infrastructure Services

Wells Fargo Bank l 200 Wildwood Pkwy l Birmingham, AL 35209
MAC W2691-010
Tel 205-938-1999 l Cell 205-826-2834

brad.lovelady@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx


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