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Re: Guest Partition OS Requirements on Power8



fixed

Without VIOS in the mix not sure, maybe others on the list might now. That
creates a problem, I believe you would have to update the OS.


On Wed, May 7, 2014 at 7:44 PM, Kirk Goins <kirkgoins@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Ya not trying to guest on guest, just hoping to somehow get a 6.1.1 guest
on a Power8.

Thanks



On Wed, May 7, 2014 at 4:41 PM, Jack Kingsley <iseriesflorida@xxxxxxxxx
wrote:

Kirk, with VIOS you can't do a guest of a guest that is what I have been
told. So I am thinking you would have VIOS and 7.2 or VIOS with 7.1 TR7
or
higher.


On Wed, May 7, 2014 at 7:25 PM, Kirk Goins <kirkgoins@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

I know the official line is Power8 means 7.1 with TR8 or 7.2. But on
the
off chance there might a 'but you can answer'..

If I use either VIOS, IBM 7.1 with TR8 or 7.2 has the Host, is there
anyway
in hell will IBM support running a 6.1.1 Guest partition?

I had to ask
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