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LPAR cribsheet

Post by Nicki on Tue Apr 15, 2008 2:16 am

show managed frames attached to a hmc – show <frame>
lssyscfg -r sys -F name:type_model:serial_num

show managed lpars attached to a frame – show <lpar>
lssyscfg -m <frame> -r lpar -F name

show profiles from a specific lpar – show <profile>
lssyscfg -r prof -m <frame> --filter "lpar_names=<lpar>"

shutdown lpar
chsysstate -m <frame> -r lpar -n <lpar> -o shutdown –immed

To perform a partition shutdown using the shutdown command on the client operating system:
chsysstate -r lpar -o osshutdown –n <lpar> -m <frame>

To perform a delayed partition shut down (white button shut down):
chsysstate -r lpar -o shutdown –n <lpar> -m <frame>

To perform an immediate partition shutdown (operator panel function Cool:
chsysstate -r lpar -o shutdown --immed –n <lpar> -m <frame>

To perform an immediate restart of a partition (operator panel function 3):
chsysstate -r lpar -o shutdown --immed --restart –n <lpar> -m <frame>

To perform a restart of a partition after initiating a dump (operator panel function 22):
chsysstate -r lpar -o dumprestart –n <lpar> -m <frame>


boot lpar
chsysstate -r lpar -m <frame> -o on -n <lpar> -f <profile>

To perform a partition boot into system management services:
chsysstate -r lpar -m <frame> -o on -n <lpar> -b sms

To perform a partition boot into diagnostic with default bootlist
chsysstate -r lpar -m <frame> -o on -n <lpar> -b dd

To perform a partition boot into diagnostic with stored bootlist
chsysstate -r lpar -m <frame> -o on -n <lpar> -b ds

To perform a partition boot into diagnostic with stored bootlist
chsysstate -r lpar -m <frame> -o on -n <lpar> -b ds

To perform a partition boot into open firmware OK prompt
chsysstate -r lpar -m <frame> -o on -n <lpar> -b of

To perform a partition boot into normal mode
chsysstate -r lpar -m <frame> -o on -n <lpar> -b norm

show free processor/memory/adapters on specific frame/lpar
lshwres -r proc -m <framename> --level sys
lshwres -r proc -m <framename> --level lpar

lshwres -r mem -m <framename> --level sys
lshwres -r mem -m <framename> --level lpar

lshwres -r hca -m <framename> --level sys
lshwres -r hca -m <framename> --level lpar

show io resources in a frame
lshwres -r io --rsubtype unit -m <frame>
lshwres -r io --rsubtype bus -m <frame>
lshwres -r io --rsubtype slot -m <frame>


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Info on LPAR

Post by spanner on Tue Apr 15, 2008 3:04 pm

Nicki,

This is great stuff on LPAR, just what I was after. Can you recommend any good docs I can read to get more info on LPAR's. I really need to get my teeth into this subject.

thanks

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Re: LPAR cribsheet

Post by Nicki on Wed Apr 16, 2008 12:48 am

Hi Spanner,

IBM is providing a lot of redbooks for that Lpar stuff ... if you need to learn just working with it, please have a look here ...

Partitioning Implementations for IBM eServer p5 Servers

http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/redbooks/pdfs/sg247039.pdf


Advanced POWER Virtualization on IBM System p5: Introduction and Configuration

http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/redbooks/pdfs/sg247940.pdf

IBM eServer Certification Study Guide eServer p5 and pSeries Enterprise Technical Support AIX 5L V5.3

http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/redbooks/pdfs/sg247197.pdf


Hope that helps a bit, if you need more, just give me a sign. And if you have any questions, please feel free to ask at any time Smile

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