Server MTM 8236-E8CSystem firmware
HMC and HMC Virtual ApplianceAL730_146
AL730_149
AL730_152
AL730_154
AL730_157
AL730_159
AL730_035
AL730_049
AL730_060
AL730_066
AL730_078
AL730_087
AL730_095
AL730_099
AL730_114
AL730_122
AL730_127
AL730_142
AL710_043
AL710_065
AL710_083
AL710_086
AL710_097
AL710_099
AL710_114
AL710_117
AL710_119
V9 R2 M953 (1)SupportedUnsupportedUnsupported
V9 R2 M950
V9 R2 M951
V9 R2 M952 (1) (2)
SupportedUnsupportedUnsupported
V9 R1 M910
V9 R1 M911
V9 R1 M920
V9 R1 M921
V9 R1 M930
V9 R1 M931
V9 R1 M940
V9 R1 M941
V9 R1 M942 (1) (3)
SupportedSupportedSupported
V8 R870
V8 R870 SP1
V8 R870 SP2
V8 R870 SP3 (1) (4)
SupportedSupportedSupported
V8 R860
V8 R860 SP1
V8 R860 SP2
V8 R860 SP3 (4)
SupportedSupportedSupported
V8 R850
V8 R850 SP1
V8 R850 SP2
V8 R850 SP3 (4) (5)
SupportedSupportedSupported
V8 R840
V8 R840 SP1
V8 R840 SP2
V8 R840 SP3 (4) (5)
SupportedSupportedSupported
V8 R830
V8 R830 SP1
V8 R830 SP2
V8 R830 SP3 (4) (5)
SupportedSupportedSupported
V8 R820
V8 R820 SP1
V8 R820 SP2
V8 R820 SP3 (4) (5)
SupportedSupportedSupported
V8 R810
V8 R810 SP1
V8 R810 SP2
V8 R810 SP3 (4) (5) (6)
SupportedSupportedSupported
V7 R790
V7 R790 SP1
V7 R790 SP2
V7 R790 SP3 (4) (5) (7) (8)
SupportedSupportedSupported
V7 R780
V7 R780 SP1
V7 R780 SP2 (4) (5) (8) (9)
SupportedSupportedSupported
V7 R770
V7 R770 SP1
V7 R770 SP2
V7 R770 SP3
V7 R770 SP4 (4) (5) (10)
SupportedSupportedSupported
V7 R760
V7 R760 SP1
V7 R760 SP2
V7 R760 SP3 (4) (5) (11)
SupportedSupportedSupported
V7 R750
V7 R750 SP1
V7 R750 SP2
V7 R750 SP3 (4) (5)
SupportedSupportedSupported
V7 R740
V7 R740 SP1
V7 R740 SP2
V7 R740 SP3 (4) (5)
SupportedSupportedSupported
V7 R730
V7 R730 SP1
V7 R730 SP2
V7 R730 SP3
V7 R730 SP4
V7 R730 SP5
V7 R730 SP6
V7 R730 SP7 (4) (5)
SupportedSupportedSupported
V7 R720
V7 R720 SP1
V7 R720 SP2
V7 R720 SP3 (4) (5)
UnsupportedUnsupportedSupported
V7 R710
V7 R710 SP1
V7 R710 SP2
V7 R710 SP3
V7 R710 SP4 (4) (5)
UnsupportedUnsupportedSupported

Matrix key

  1. V8 R870, V8 R870 SP1, V8 R870 SP2, V8 R870 SP3, V9 R1 M910, V9 R1 M911, V9 R1 M920, V9 R1 M921, V9 R1 M930, V9 R1 M931, V9 R1 M940, V9 R1 M941, V9 R1 M942, V9 R2 M950, V9 R2 M951, V9 R2 M952, V9 R2 M953 - Note: Starting with HMC R870 additional options are available to run HMC on Power machines either directly or as a virtual appliance. To download HMC to run on Power 7063 machine types, visit IBM Fix Central here.
  2. V9 R2 M950 - Note: POWER7 servers are supported with the following minimum firmware levels. Update or upgrade the firmware on the server prior to upgrading the HMC. FW730_146 (730.A0), FW740_156 (740.90), FW760_087 (760.50), FW770_098 (770.50), FW780_068 (780.21)
  3. V9 R1 M920 - Note: POWER6 servers or HMC hardware models may impact upgrade, check readme documentation for more information.
  4. V7 R710, V7 R710 SP1, V7 R710 SP2, V7 R710 SP3, V7 R710 SP4, V7 R720, V7 R720 SP1, V7 R720 SP2, V7 R720 SP3, V7 R730, V7 R730 SP1, V7 R730 SP2, V7 R730 SP3, V7 R730 SP4, V7 R730 SP5, V7 R730 SP6, V7 R730 SP7, V7 R740, V7 R740 SP1, V7 R740 SP2, V7 R740 SP3, V7 R750, V7 R750 SP1, V7 R750 SP2, V7 R750 SP3, V7 R760, V7 R760 SP1, V7 R760 SP2, V7 R760 SP3, V7 R770, V7 R770 SP1, V7 R770 SP2, V7 R770 SP3, V7 R770 SP4, V7 R780, V7 R780 SP1, V7 R780 SP2, V7 R790, V7 R790 SP1, V7 R790 SP2, V7 R790 SP3, V8 R810, V8 R810 SP1, V8 R810 SP2, V8 R810 SP3, V8 R820, V8 R820 SP1, V8 R820 SP2, V8 R820 SP3, V8 R830, V8 R830 SP1, V8 R830 SP2, V8 R830 SP3, V8 R840, V8 R840 SP1, V8 R840 SP2, V8 R840 SP3, V8 R850, V8 R850 SP1, V8 R850 SP2, V8 R850 SP3, V8 R860, V8 R860 SP1, V8 R860 SP2, V8 R860 SP3, V8 R870, V8 R870 SP1, V8 R870 SP2, V8 R870 SP3 - Note: Additional details for HMC Code updates and upgrades are here.
  5. V7 R710, V7 R710 SP1, V7 R710 SP2, V7 R710 SP3, V7 R710 SP4, V7 R720, V7 R720 SP1, V7 R720 SP2, V7 R720 SP3, V7 R730, V7 R730 SP1, V7 R730 SP2, V7 R730 SP3, V7 R730 SP4, V7 R730 SP5, V7 R730 SP6, V7 R730 SP7, V7 R740, V7 R740 SP1, V7 R740 SP2, V7 R740 SP3, V7 R750, V7 R750 SP1, V7 R750 SP2, V7 R750 SP3, V7 R760, V7 R760 SP1, V7 R760 SP2, V7 R760 SP3, V7 R770, V7 R770 SP1, V7 R770 SP2, V7 R770 SP3, V7 R770 SP4, V7 R780, V7 R780 SP1, V7 R780 SP2, V7 R790, V7 R790 SP1, V7 R790 SP2, V7 R790 SP3, V8 R810, V8 R810 SP1, V8 R810 SP2, V8 R810 SP3, V8 R820, V8 R820 SP1, V8 R820 SP2, V8 R820 SP3, V8 R830, V8 R830 SP1, V8 R830 SP2, V8 R830 SP3, V8 R840, V8 R840 SP1, V8 R840 SP2, V8 R840 SP3, V8 R850, V8 R850 SP1, V8 R850 SP2, V8 R850 SP3 - Note: This may require a multi-step upgrade. See HMC release notes in fix central for details.
  6. V8 R810 - Note: HMC V8R8.1 is supported on rack-mount models CR5, CR6, CR7 and CR8; and on desktop model C08. These listed models meet or exceed the V8R8.1 minimum memory requirement of 2GB; 4GB is recommended.
  7. V7 R790, V7 R790 SP1, V7 R790 SP2, V7 R790 SP3 - Note: HMC V7.R790 is the last HMC release to support Power 5 servers.
  8. V7 R780, V7 R780 SP1, V7 R780 SP2, V7 R790, V7 R790 SP1, V7 R790 SP2, V7 R790 SP3 - Note: HMC V8 does not support Power5 systems or firmware levels and some HMC models are not supported. Please refer to the HMC MTM support matrix for more information: http://www-304.ibm.com/support/customercare/sas/f/power5cm/supportedcodeHMCHW.html
  9. V7 R780, V7 R780 SP1, V7 R780 SP2 - Note: HMC Version 7.7.8 requires model CR3 or later model rack-mount HMC or C05 or later deskside HMC. Models CR2, C03, and C04 are not supported. Model C05 is not supported when the HMC is managed by IBM Systems Director. HMC Version 7.7.8 requires a minimum of 1Gig of memory; 4Gig is recommended. For more information, please see: http://delivery04.dhe.ibm.com/sar/CMA/HMA/046qn/9/MH01377.readme.html
  10. V7 R770, V7 R770 SP1, V7 R770 SP2, V7 R770 SP3, V7 R770 SP4 - Note: The HMC Model 7310-C03 cannot be upgraded to HMC Version 7.7.
  11. V7 R760 - Note: HMC V7R760 was the last release supported on models 7310-C04 and 7310-CR2. Future HMC releases are not supported on C04 or CR2. For more information, please see: http://delivery04.dhe.ibm.com/sar/CMA/HMA/03mkm/1/MH01343.readme.html