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VM65266: NEW FUNCTION - SUPPORT OF A 3906 PROCESSOR

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APAR status

  • Closed as new function.

Error description

  • New function support.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All users of HCM who want to use the new     *
    *                 processor type 3906.                         *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Please see problem summary.             *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION: Install the PTF.                             *
    ****************************************************************
    Enhancement:
    For z/VM 6.2, z/VM 6.4 HCM, this APAR offers:
    1. Support for the new processor type 3906
    with following models:
     - 3906-M01, -M02, -M03, -M04, -M05
    
    2. Support for the new zHyperLink PCIe adapter
    for the new processor 3906.
    2.1 The new PCIe function type is called ZHYPERLINK.
    2.2 A new PCIe function attribute PORT is required
    when defining PCIe functions for this new PCIe
    adapter type.
    2.3 The port value for this adapter type must be
    port 1 or port 2.
    2.4 Each port allows up to 127 virtual functions.
    
    3. Support for the new RoCE Express 2 PCIe adapter
    for the new processor 3906.
    3.1 The new PCIe function type is called ROCE-2.
    3.2 A new PCIe function attribute PORT is required
    when defining PCIe functions for this new PCIe
    adapter type.
    3.3 The port value for this adapter type must be
    port 1 or port 2.
    3.4 One PNETID is supported by this type of
    PCIe function.
    
    Documentation updates:
    Reference to enhancement.
    For more information, please see the Hardware Configuration
    Manager User's Guide.
    
    It is recommended to install the HCD PTFs for
    APAR VM65843 first.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

  • KEYWORD: D/T3906
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    VM65266

  • Reported component name

    HCD/HCM

  • Reported component ID

    568411219

  • Reported release

    620

  • Status

    CLOSED UR1

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    YesSpecatt / New Function / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-11-07

  • Closed date

    2017-08-07

  • Last modified date

    2018-10-12

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

    UM34761

Modules/Macros

  • EEQINSTM
    

Publications Referenced
SC34267030    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    HCD/HCM

  • Fixed component ID

    568411219

Applicable component levels

  • R620 PSY UM34761

       UP17/08/24 I 1000  

  • R640 PSY UM35271

       UP18/10/12 I 1000  

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Document Information

Modified date:
12 October 2018