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Re: Guest Partition OS Requirements on Power8



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Soooo can you load VIOS on top of an IBM i Host? For example this could let you do NPIV tape virtulization without having to purchase disks and SAS cards to host VIOS.

- Larry "DrFranken" Bolhuis

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On 5/9/2014 8:24 PM, Sue Baker wrote:

Yes, an IBM i LPAR which gets its disk via VSCSI from VIOS can
in turn host that storage to another IBM i LPAR.

Performance may be an issue, but there is nothin within the
operating system which will stop you from doing this.







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