Preparing the Blue Gene/Q hardware for service is a normal part of the System Administrator’s duties. This chapter describes service actions and discusses how to prepare the hardware for service and how to cycle power.
9.1 Service actions overview
Replacing hardware on the Blue Gene/Q system requires you to perform a service action. Service actions prepare the hardware for removal by a trained IBM Systems Service Representative (SSR). You can implement service actions using either the Blue Gene Navigator (discussed in Chapter 2., ...