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Method to activate partitions in Logically Partitioned (LPAR) system with out use of Hardware System Console

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000010322D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Nov-20
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Nov-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

The publication below describes a Method to activate partitions in Logically Partitioned (LPAR) system with out use of Hardware System Console: This is achieved by using scripts with existing CCEXEC development tool and gaining access to NVRAM(Non-Volatile Random Access Memory) structures that are critical to LPAR operation. This method is an alternative to automate testing in LPAR given the current limitations of existing automation tools.