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Planning to upgrade to IBM i 7.2 (Hardware)

Models supported by IBM i 7.2

Browse a complete listing of System to IBM i Maps.

Note:  IBM i 7.2 is not supported on System i models 515, 520, 525, 550, 570, and 595 or earlier members of the System i or iSeries family.

IBM i support for POWER6, October 2014

IBM plans for IBM i 7.2 to be the final release to be supported on POWER6 systems:

Minimum load source size change, May 2014

The minimum load source disk size for IBM i 7.2 is 70 GB of usable space. This size is based on storage with 520-byte sectors.

Go to IBM i 7.2 Memo to users for more information.

Hardware considerations before upgrading to IBM i 7.2 on POWER6, May 2014

Go to IBM i 7.2 Memo to users for additional details.


Additional resources

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