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

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Published 03 September 2002

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IBM Form #: REDP-0301-00

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


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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