5.2. The process flow of a DLPAR operation

A DLPAR operation initiated on the HMC is transferred to the target partition through Resource Monitoring and Control (RMC). The request produces a DLPAR event on the partition. After the event has completed, regardless of the result from the event, a notification will be returned to the HMC in order to mark the completion of the DLPAR operation. This means that a DLPAR operation is considered as a single transactional unit; thus, only one DLPAR operation is performed at a time.

A DLPAR operation is executed in the process flow, as illustrated in Figure 5-1.

Figure 5-1. Process flow of a DLPAR operation[2]

[2] A managed system is a partitioning partitioning-capable pSeries server system managed by ...

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