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Thanks Bryan!

The document is linked to off several of IBM's webpages. However, each link I tried was broken. This should prove very helpful.

Now if I can just get past identifying the virtual SCSI adapter. There's nothing in the "Hardware contained within package" like the document shows.

Michael Quigley
Computer Services
The Way international

-----Original Message-----
From: MIDRANGE-L <midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> On Behalf
Of Bryan Dietz
Sent: Thursday, April 14, 2022 9:21 AM
To: midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Hosting a Linux partition

I've only created LINUX lpars from HMC's.
I just did a few quick searches to help find some instructions.

While this:
is for HMC based systems it will give you an overview of how it works and the
relationships between hardware on the hosted and hosting servers.

I found the PDF that appears to be from the dead link



keep in mind you will be using disk space from your hosting IBM i server, so
make sure you have disk to spare.


Michael Quigley wrote on 4/14/2022 7:38 AM:
We have a production POWER9 running IBM i. We do not have a HMC. We
would like to host a Linux partition on this. I've found some information on
setting up the partition, but the steps to configure, load, and run a Linux
partition are proving challenging. So far I get some promising information, but
it points me to links on Developerworks or other broken links. Some pages
I've found are only a few months old, but they too direct me to broken links.

Does anyone know where to find information on setting up a Linux
partition to be hosted by out "IBM I" partition?

Just for further clarification: I am not a Systems Admin, but those duties
have fallen to me since our admins have retired or left employment here and
moved on.

Michael Quigley
Computer Services
The Way international

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