Ubuntu is supported on Power8 only.

There is at least one other open distribution (that escapes memory retrieval just now)

Nigel Griffiths says Power7 supports Fedora-18-ppc64 and Debian 7. These won't have all the DLPAR bits and whatnot installed but they load and run.

- Larry "DrFranken" Bolhuis


On 7/22/2014 8:09 AM, rob@xxxxxxxxx wrote:

Yes, there are limitations as to what versions of Linux are supported. I
think it's basically red hat and suse.
After further review I think they've added ubuntu
There's also an extremely out of date redbook on this

Rob Berendt

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