IBM - Service and productivity tools for SLES9 on Bladecenters

Service and productivity tools

For Managed SLES9 POWER Linux servers

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The following tools are available for BladeCenter servers running SLES 9. The Tool name link provides a brief description of the tool. Click the Download link to download the tool package.

[ Last updated 2 April 2010 ]


Tool packages must be installed in the order listed in the table.

Note: Using the left mouse button to select a download link may cause an application associated with *.rpm files to open (for example, Real Player). If this situation occurs, please use the Right-click -> Save link as... function to download these RPMs.

SLES 9 tools
Tool name Package downloads Last update
Platform Enablement Library librtas-1.3.4-0.ppc64.rpm 2010.04.02
Hardware Inventory lsvpd-0.16.0 2009.03.26
Service log servicelog-0.2.9-0.ppc64.rpm 2006.01.01
Service Aids Use the default ppc64-utils package as shipped on the SLES9 media. 2010.03.17
Error Log Analysis diagela-2.2.3-0.ppc64.rpm 2006.01.01
Service Agent ftp://ftp.software.ibm.com/linux/service_agent_code/LINUX
svcagent_ppclinux.tar
svdUG_ppclinux.pdf (User's guide)
Broadcom flash, diagnostic utility bcmflashdiag-js20-1.24-1.ppc.rpm 2006.06.01

Installation tips

Follow these steps to download and install a service aid package:

  1. Click on a package name to download it. Download a package into any directory.
  2. Install an RPM by entering the following command:
         rpm -Uvh <filename>.rpm
  3. Detailed installation instructions for the BladeCenter JS20 are available in a PDF-formatted document. View or download the document Linux Service Aid Install Instructions for JS20.










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