The question:
"Can a 520 run just Linux or does it still need to have iOS on it and then

run a Linux partition under iOS?" is a really good question. Does anyone
know offhand?

From what Rob just showed I can't see anything implying that you can run
it standalone.


From: rob@xxxxxxxxx
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 11/09/2015 11:01 AM
Subject: Re: Selling a used 520
Sent by: "MIDRANGE-L" <midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

Lot of getting started stuff and real details here:

Supported Linux distributions for POWER6 and POWER7 Linux on Power systems

More general stuff here.
Linux on Power

Tried to get information via the IBM chat service. What a bunch of
<expletive deleted>
You are now chatting with 'Shikhar'
Shikhar: Thank you for accepting our chat service. My name is Shikhar,
how may I assist you?
you: Do you have a chart which displays what levels of Linux run on which
models of Power systems?
Shikhar: There is no chart as such. Are you looking to make a purchase?
you: no
Chat InformationChat session has been terminated by the IBM

Rob Berendt

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