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Linux on IBM eServer zSeries and S/390: Cloning Linux Images in z/VM

An IBM Redpaper publication

Note: This is publication is now archived. For reference only.


Published on 03 September 2002

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IBM Form #: REDP-0301-00

Authors: Gregory Geiselhart, Tung-Sing Chong and Michael Donovan

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    There are many ways to clone multiple Linux for eServer zSeries images under a zVM system. This Redpaper discusses and expands on one example of this process, and is intended to help customers create many Linux for zSeries systems in a repeatable manner, with minimal effort.

    Table of Contents



    Virtual machine definitions

    TCP/IP stack configuration

    Obtaining and installing the sample code

    Contents of the LXOPR191 VMARC package

    Running the on-demand cloning process

    Running the continuous cloning process

    The Web pages

    Addtional material



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