On 10/13/2012 9:54 AM, John Mathew wrote:
Hi,
what is the purpose of IPL(Intial Program Load). What are steps involved in IPL.
thanks in advance.
John

IPL is IBM's term for booting:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Initial_Program_Load#IBM_Initial_Program_Load

To get some idea of what happens at each step, go to this page and click Show All:

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/iseries/v7r1m0/index.jsp?topic=%2Frzas5%2Frzas5iplsrcfinder.htm

Joe





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