[TriLUG] S/390 Linux
kmtrilug at nc.rr.com
Thu Dec 12 15:20:25 EST 2002
On Thu, 2002-12-12 at 14:33, Dan Monjar wrote:
> So, how fast is it?
Slow, very slow. This is a very low end development system. OS/390 ran
slow on it. But Linux does run.
> --On Thursday, December 12, 2002 11:30:09 AM -0500 Ken Mink
> <kmtrilug at nc.rr.com> wrote:
> > Hello Everyone,
> > I just got done installing RedHat 7.2 for S/390 on one of our 390s. I
> > am totally 390 illiterate and it took a lot of hand holding from our 390
> > folks to get the install started. I must commend the RedHat people.
> > Other than DASD(DASD is mainframe speak for disk) set up, it was just
> > like any other RedHat install I've done. I did an NFS install with the
> > RPMs stored on a x386 Linux machine. No problem.
> > Once I had Linux up and running, I felt right at home. The only hint
> > that is a 390 is uname and that root is mounted from /dev/dasda1 not
> > hda1 or sda1. I am pulling the errata with wget while ssh'd in. What a
> > great way to use IBM's hardware.
> > Ken
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