You wrote: "A Mode D IPL from the DVD drive works
perfectly, and i get dumped into
the LIC installer. However, that one complains that it can't
disk valid for the load source..."
If that means the console display showed "Install Licensed
Internl Code" and you picked:
1. Install Licensed Internal Code
then got to the Install Licensed Internal Code (LIC) screen
Disk selected to write the Licensed Internal Code to:
Serial Number Type Model I/O Bus Controller
xx-xxxxxxx xxxx xxx x
Select one of the following:
2. Install Licensed Internal Code and Initialize
Is this where you got to? Did you get an SRC on the HMC
for LPAR status?
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