IBM BladeCenter JS12 and JS22 Implementation Guide

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 29 December 2008, updated 12 January 2009

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ISBN-10: 0738431907
ISBN-13: 9780738431901
IBM Form #: SG24-7655-00
(514 pages)

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Authors: Chris Almond, Kerry Anders, Hendrik Ernst, Gregor Linzmeier, Ameet Paranjape


This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides a detailed technical guide for configuring and using the IBM BladeCenter® JS12 and IBM BladeCenter JS22 servers. These IBM Power Blade servers feature the latest IBM POWER6™ processor technology. This book teaches you how to set up the latest Power Blade servers to run AIX® , i, and Linux® operating systems in the IBM BladeCenter architecture.
This book will be useful for data center system architects; network, storage and facilities engineers; system administrators; and application architects that need a detailed system bring-up guide and integration guide for IBM Power Blade servers hosting virtualized operating system partitions. We include procedures for installation and configuration of Virtual Input/Output Server (VIOS), Integrated Virtualization Manager (IVM), IBM AIX Version 6.1, IBM i 6.1 (i5/OS® V6R1), Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and SUSE® Enterprise Linux.

Table of contents

Part 1. The IBM BladeCenter JS12 and JS22 servers
Chapter 1. General description
Chapter 2. Technical description of the hardware architecture
Part 2. System configuration and management
Chapter 3. System configuration using VIOS and IVM
Chapter 4. IBM AIX Installation
Chapter 5. IBM i 6.1 installation
Chapter 6. Red Hat Enterprise Linux installation
Chapter 7. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server installation
Chapter 8. Performing Live Partition Mobility
Chapter 9. JS12 and JS22 power management using EnergyScale technology
Appendix A. Consoles, SMS, and Open Firmware
Appendix B. Red Hat Enterprise Linux Kickstart
Appendix C. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server AutoYaST
Appendix D. Additional Linux installation configuration options
Appendix E. VIOS/IVM Command Help
Appendix F. Service and productivity tools for Linux

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