mokuba at gmail.com
Mon Nov 2 23:22:13 CST 2015
I am so jealous.
On Mon, Nov 2, 2015 at 11:48 PM, william degnan <billdegnan at gmail.com>
> >> Congratulations! Mainframes are fun!
> > Thanks and yes they are :)
> >> One does not boot a mainframe; one IPLs it. :)
> > I totally knew this but somehow forgot such terminology while writing
> this email. *facepalm*
> >> I can't advise you as to the other boxes. From my Linux experience on
> mainframe I can say it doesn't seem to boo... IPL any differently to any
> other mainframe OS. If you can define the device to the mainframe and issue
> an IPL command, you *should* be able to IPL anything I think?
> > Hm ok, I will have to do some more research on the storage front then.
> > What I have been told is that you can IPL Linux over a SAN but not any
> IBM OS.
> > But if IPLing shouldn't be any different then maybe you can't IPL from a
> SAN at all which I wouldn't be surprised at.
> > -Connor K
> Check the OS defaults of the SAN networking software layer. My instinct is
> AIX might play a part here.
Gary G. Sparkes Jr.
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