IBM Linux on Power Fundamentals

IBM Linux on Power Fundamentals Course Description

Duration: 3.00 days (24 hours)

This course is designed to teach the installation, configuration, administration, and troubleshooting of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and Red Hat Enterprise Linux on POWER7 servers. Class activities include installing, configuring, administering, and troubleshooting Linux in a Power environment.

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Intended Audience for this IBM Linux on Power Fundamentals Course

  • » System administrators that have experience with either Linux or Power Systems, but not together.
  • » This course provides the bridge for these skill sets to be brought together.

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Course Prerequisites for IBM Linux on Power Fundamentals

  • » Delegates should have a basic background in systems administration and/or troubleshooting.

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IBM Linux on Power Fundamentals Course Objectives

  • » Recognize different execution environments that each Linux distribution runs on for Power Systems
  • » Manage a given Linux distribution within a native system environment
  • » Configure a given Linux distribution within a native system environment
  • » Locate and utilize IBM Service and Productivity tools
  • » Access rescue mode on a Linux distribution
  • » Install a given Linux distribution within a native system environment
  • » Customize the configuration of the yaboot boot loader

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IBM Linux on Power Fundamentals Course Outline

      1. PowerLinux introduction.
        1. Introduction to lab environment.
      2. PowerVM.
        1. PowerVM operations.
      3. Utilizing Open Firmware.
        1. Open Firmware operations.
      4. Installing Linux on Power.
        1. Installing Linux.
      5. Power systems device management.
        1. EManaging Power systems devices.
      6. Boot loader configuration.
        1. Configuring yaboot.
      7. Rescue mode.
        1. Accessing rescue mode.

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