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Machine Code updates for Power Systems and System Storage are available for IBM machines that are under warranty or an IBM hardware maintenance service agreement. Some exceptions apply. For more information, including how to obtain access to Machine Code updates for machines outside of warranty that are not covered by an IBM hardware maintenance service agreement, please click here.
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 As previously announced, Lenovo has acquired IBM's System x business. Machine Code policies relating to System x machines will be established by Lenovo and may be different from the policies described herein.