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Re: How to boot a kernel?

On Tuesday 13 January 2004 17:32, Florian Bilek wrote:
> Hi Pat,
> May be these URLs help. The SE supports IPL from CDROM or FTP.
> http://www-1.ibm.com/servers/eserver/zseries/os/linux/pdf/l390gp2.pdf
> http://mirrors.usc.edu/pub/linux/distributions/suse/s390/sles7-beta/31-bit/
>c d1/sles7_s390_en.pdf

I've seen these already, but thanks.

> For IPLing into an LPAR, there is the option to directly load from the
> MP3000 or HMC CDROM device. It also allows you to IPL via FTP from a server
> holding the SuSE Linux S/390 files. Find this button near the 'LOAD' button
> (if you have upgraded to the latest MCL, see Chapter 5 page 17). For using
> the HMC to run this operation, there is no button 'Load from CDROM or
> server' available on the HMC's console. Start a remote session to the SE
> via the single operation button. The SE's remote console then shows the
> 'Load from CDROM or server' button. 15

The problem is that the SE doesn't have that button, just a 'Load from 
diskette' button.

Purdue University ITAP/RCS
Information Technology at Purdue
Research Computing and Storage

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