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For use with Version 7 Release 7.7.0


The information in this Readme contains fix list and other package information about the Hardware Management Console.

PTF MH01343 HMC V7 R7.7.0 Recovery Media and Mandatory PTF

This package represents the Recovery image that can be used to upgrade your HMC from HMC V6R1.3.0 or higher to HMC V7R7.7.0. This package can also be used to install a clean version of HMC V7R7.7.0. You can also reference this package by APAR MB03664 and MB03670.

Package information
Package nameSizeChecksum (sha1sum)APAR#PTF#
MB03644 MH01343
Mandatory PTF
Splash Panel information (or lshmc -V output)
After installing the Recovery package
Version: 7
Release: 7.7.0
Service Pack: 0
HMC Build level 20130116.1
After installing the Mandatory PTF
Version: 7
Release: 7.7.0
Service Pack: 0
HMC Build level 20130211.1
MH01345: Required fix for HMC V7R7.7.0 (02-11-2013)

Upgrade notes

Enhancements and new function

This package provides the following and enhancements and fixes:

List of fixes

This package provides the following fixes:

General fixes

Repair and Verify fixes for POWER 750, 755, 770, and 780 servers (POWER7-based technology).

Command line changes

Known issues

This package has the following known issues:

Web browser requirements

The following browsers have been tested.

Microsoft Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0 and 9.0 are supported.



Installation instructions for HMC Version 7 upgrades, updates and corrective service can be found at these locations:

Instructions and images for upgrading via a remote network install can be found here (for all HMC releases):

National Language Support (Supported languages)
Languages Locales
English en_US, en_US.UTF-8, en_AU, en_AU.UTF-8, en_BE, en_BE.UTF-8, en_BE@preeuro, en_CA, en_CA.UTF-8, en_GB, en_GB.UTF-8, en_GB@euro, en_HK, en_HK.UTF-8, en_IE, en_IE.UTF-8, en_IE@preeuro, en_IN, en_IN.UTF-8, en_NZ, en_NZ.UTF-8, en_PH, en_PH.UTF-8, en_PK, en_SG, en_SG.UTF-8, en_ZA, en_ZA.UTF-8
Catalan ca_ES, ca_ES.UTF-8, ca_ES@preeuro
German de_DE, de_DE.UTF-8, de_DE@preeuro, de_CH, de_CH.UTF-8, de_AT, de_AT.UTF-8, de_AT@preeuro, de_LU, de_LU.UTF-8, de_LU@preeuro
French r_FR.UTF-8,fr_FR, fr_CH,fr_CH.UTF-8, fr_CA,fr_CA.UTF-8, fr_BE, fr_BE.UTF-8,fr_BE@preeuro, fr_LU, fr_LU.UTF-8,fr_LU@preeuro
Italian it_IT, it_IT.UTF-8,it_IT@preeuro, it_CH, it_CH.UTF-8
Spanish es_ES,es_ES.UTF-8, es_ES@preeuro, es_AR,es_AR.UTF-8, es_BO, es_BO.UTF-8,es_CL, es_CL.UTF-8,es_CO, es_CO.UTF-8,es_CR, es_CR.UTF-8,es_DO, es_DO.UTF-8,es_EC,es_EC.UTF-8,es_SV, es_SV.UTF-8,es_GT, es_GT.UTF-8,es_HN, es_HN.UTF-8,es_MX, es_MX.UTF-8,es_NI,es_NI.UTF-8, es_PA, es_PA.UTF-8,es_PY,es_PY.UTF-8,es_PE, es_PE.UTF-8,es_PR, es_PR.UTF-8,es_US, es_US.UTF-8,es_UY,es_UY.UTF-8,es_VE,es_VE.UTF-8
Brazilian Portuguese pt_BR,pt_BR.UTF-8
Portugal Portuguese pt_PT, pt_PT.UTF-8,pt_PT@preeuro
Polish pt_PL.UTF-8,pl_PL, pl_PL@euro,pl_PL@preeuro
Japanese ja_JP.UTF-8
Simplified Chinese zh_CN.UTF-8,zh_CN, zh_SG, zh_SG.UTF-8
Traditional Chinese zh_TW, zh_TW.UTF-8,zh_HK, zh_HK.UTF-8
Korean ko_KR.UTF-8
Hungarian hu_HU.UTF-8,hu_HU, hu_HU@euro,hu_HU@preeuro
Dutch nl_NL, nl_NL.UTF-8,nl_NL@preeuro, nl_BE,nl_BE.UTF-8, nl_BE@preeuro
Russian ru_RU,ru_RU.UTF-8
Czech cs_CZ.UTF-8,cs_CZ, cs_CZ@euro,cs_CZ@preeuro
Slovakian sk_SK.UTF-8,sk_SK, sk_SK@euro,sk_SK@preeuro

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