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Method to prevent termination of multiple partitions as a result of I/O error propagation in shared hardware LPAR systems.

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000013213D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Jun-18
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-18

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

In a Logically Partitioned (LPAR) system where the I/O subsystem is a shared resource having partitions assigned I/O resources to a slot level a single I/O Adapter error can cause errors to propagate across what are designed to be independent Logical Partitions.