Warning: Check your machine is supported before installing Firmware level 770
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I HAVE UPDATED THIS BLOG WITH BETTER, UP TO DATE AND CORRECTED INFORMATION FROM THE DEVELOPERS
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Advance Technology Support (ATS) Europe is getting reports today from users and IBMers that the POWER7 firmware 770 level as a pre-req check
This results in the HMC agreeing to upgrade your POWER7 or POWER7+ machine to firmware level 770, when it is not supported and does not work.
This causes very bad problems:
PLEASE MANUALLY CHECK on IBM FixCentral that your machine supports 770 firmware before upgrading to this level.