Linux on IBM eServer zSeries and S/390: Porting LEAF to Linux on zSeries

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Published 09 December 2002

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IBM Form #: REDP-3627-00

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Authors: Gregory Geiselhart, Vic Cross


This redpaper describes porting the Linux Embedded Appliance Firewall (LEAF) to Linux on zSeries. LEAF can be used for routing in a large scale Linux server farm running on zSeries.

Table of contents

What is LEAF?
How LEAF works
LEAF in the penguin colony
Bringing LEAF to zSeries
Running LEAF on zSeries
Starting a z/LEAF router
Building z/LEAF
Enhancing LEAF on zSeries
How a mulit-call binary works

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