What Makes It Tick: The Linux Boot Process on IBM zSeries
Project and Program: Linux & VM
, SHARE in Orlando 2011
Linux on the Mainframe is a powerful tool, but are you safe using a tool without understanding how that tool works? In this session you will be show step-by-step how a Linux Kernel loads into an LPAR or z/VM - up to the point where the system init script starts.
The following information will be presented:
* zipl : How it works and how you can control it.
* Starting the Linux Kernel from DASD, zFCP disk or NSS.
* Linux Kernel boot options that only a zSeries admin could love.
Come prepared to learn about the Linux Kernel boot process and how you can control it better.
Presenter(s): John L. Jolly, Novell
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