Pinned topic AME and PS701 Power7 Blade Support ?
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Is Active Memory Expansion supported on IBM Power7 Blades, i.e. PS701 ? If it is, what are the AIX , Blade Firmware levels required to support it ?
Updated on 2011-09-20T14:05:01Z at 2011-09-20T14:05:01Z by John_T
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Re: AME and PS701 Power7 Blade Support ?2011-08-12T19:52:22ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer.It it doesnt fail on me, all p7 firmware supports AME; AIX must be 6.1 TL3 if I recall correctly.
Mandatory is that the blade must be managed by an SDMC console.
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Re: AME and PS701 Power7 Blade Support ?2011-09-20T14:05:01ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer.It is supported but it was not available for purchase until after the SDMC general availabilty. It's this FC for 701/702:
4796 Active Memory Expansion Enablement
Any level after April should support it, but, I'm not sure what the minimum level is. Due to SDMC recommendations we are running the latest:
Image Name: ibm_fw_bios_aa730.039.035.img
Version Number: 01AA730_039_035
Version Date: 07/18/2011
John T. Mills