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rtas_ibm_get_vpd - retrieve dynamically changing Vital Product Data

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NAME

rtas_ibm_get_vpd - retrieve dynamically changing Vital Product Data

SYNOPSIS

/usr/sbin/rtas_ibm_get_vpd -h
/usr/sbin/rtas_ibm_get_vpd [-l location_code]

DESCRIPTION

The rtas_ibm_get_vpd utility is a utility to assist inventory retrieval applications by gathering dynamically changing vital product data on IBM ppc64 systems. The output of this utility is formatted to be parsed by other applications; as such, it is not intended for general command-line usage, though there is no reason that it should not be used in that manner.

OPTIONS

-l location_code
Specify the location code of the device from which dynamic VPD should be gathered. If this option is not specified, dynamic VPD for all appropriate devices will be gathered.
-h
Print a usage message.

EXIT STATUS

0
Success.
1
Usage or parameter error.
2
Hardware error.
3
The library used to invoke firmware routines, librtas, has experienced an error.
4
The necessary firmware routine is not available on this system.
5
Out of memory.
 

SEE ALSO

lsvpd(8), lscfg(8)
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