Implementing POWER Linux on IBM System i Platform

An IBM Redbooks publication

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Published on 14 February 2007

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ISBN-10: 0738489689
ISBN-13: 9780738489681
IBM Form #: SG24-6388-01


Authors: Yessong Johng, Erwin Earley, Rico Franke and Vlato Kosturjak

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    Abstract

    This IBM Redbooks publication is about POWER Linux implementation on the IBM System i platform. With the brand-new technologies of POWER5 and IBM Virtualization Engine, POWER Linux on i5 is even more powerful, scalable, and flexible. We also have new versions of Linux distributions that are available for POWER Linux on IBM System i platform. They are SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 10 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4.

    This book gets you ready to plan, configure, and install Linux on System i platform. It provides information about setting up a network connection between the server i5/OS partition and the client Linux partition over virtual LAN using various methods. It also covers various topics of administration, operations, and tips and techniques.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Introduction to Linux on System i platform

    Chapter 2. Configuration planning

    Chapter 3. Creating logical partitions

    Chapter 4. Creating the storage environment

    Chapter 5. Creating the network support

    Chapter 6. Linux installation

    Chapter 7. Administrating the Linux environment

    Chapter 8. Leveraging virtualization for specific requirements

    Appendix A. Virtual CD library

    Appendix B. Setting up Linux on iSeries models

    Appendix C. Performance considerations

    Appendix D. Troubleshooting

     

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