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How to boot to the SMS Menu and Apply Firmware Updates in AIX



How to boot to the SMS Menu?


    1. Boot normally
    2. Interrupt the boot when the
systems displays memory and cpu information
    3. <1> on Ascii terminals
    4. on Graphics terminals


How to Apply Firmware Updates?


If you want to update firmware then you need to choose option 3, then put software in diskette drive and choose the following from SMS Menu.
        
          a. Option 6 for Update System Software
          b. Option 7 for Update Service Processor



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