I saw that the Power 8 will run 7.1 at TR8 or later.
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Charles Wilt
Sent: Friday, April 25, 2014 12:53 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Power 8 supports 7.1?
From the archives...wondering if this is still the case..
Steve Will responded with these corrections:
=================================================== The next generation of servers following POWER7® / POWER7+™ is not planned to support IBM i 6.1 and will require IBM i 7.1, or later.
Read more at: http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l/201310/msg00225.html
That'd be nice, as it'd give me an upgrade path from my 515 running 7.1 to a Power 8 running 7.1 followed by an upgrade to 7.2