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Re: Fedora core 1 or 2 on IBM Iseries



On Wed, 16 Jun 2004, Richard Houston wrote:

> Thanks for you response.
> 
> Actually I want to run FC1 or 2 in a LPAR on a IBM AS/400, now called
> Iseries or I5. This is not PC hardware but a $100,000+ IBM Power4 machine.
> 
> IBM say that SUSe and Redhat ES run in LPAR but no mention of anything
> else. Was wondering if, as RedHat ES is a cousin of Fedora maybe FC 1 or 2
> would run on it? Anyone have any idea?

There is a ppc tree in the development directory. it hasn't come out as a 
release.

joelja
 
> For those interested here is a link to the Linux on Iserise site at IBM.
> http://www-1.ibm.com/servers/eserver/iseries/linux/
> 
> Regards,
> +------------------------------------------+
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> 
> Scott Talbot said:
> > On Tue, 2004-06-15 at 13:28, Richard Houston wrote:
> >> (not sure if the first one got through so I have resent this. Sorry if
> >> it
> >> winds up being a double post)
> >>
> >> Hi all,
> >>
> >> Sorry if this has been asked and answered.
> >>
> >> Has or can you run FC 1 or FC 2 in a Iseries logical partition? I know
> >> Red
> >> Hat Enterprise as well as SUSe Enterprise can but we would really like
> >> to
> >> run Fedora on the Iseries.
> >>
> >> Any help would be greatly appreciated!!
> >>
> >> Regards,
> >> +------------------------------------------+
> >> | Richard Houston                  .^.     |
> >> | R.L.H.  Consulting               /V\     |
> >> | E-Mail  <rhouston rlhc net>    /(   )\   |
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> >> +------------------------------------------+
> >
> > 	Well, I'm not familiar with your hardware, but it is rare indeed to
> > find that a linux would not run from a logical partition.  Certain older
> > BIOS's did not allow for a bootable partition above a certain level
> > (cylinder 1024?) but that has been mostly fixed for a very long time.
> > You could always try it (it's cheap!) or rearrange your partitions to
> > get the /boot partition to be a primary partition.  How many OS's are
> > you running anyway?
> >
> > Scott
> >
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