IBM BladeCenter JS12 and JS22 Implementation Guide

An IBM Redbooks publication

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Published on December 29, 2008, updated January 12, 2009

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ISBN-10: 0738431907
ISBN-13: 9780738431901
IBM Form #: SG24-7655-00


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

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    Abstract

    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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