|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4: Installation Guide for the IBM® S/390® and IBM® eServer™ zSeries® Architectures|
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Anaconda (the installation program) supports the direct installation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux to SCSI devices. This section includes information on how to IPL from a SCSI device within z/VM.
To IPL the SCSI disk, we provide the WWPN and LUN to the machine loader using the SET LOADDEV command.
set loaddev portname 50050763 00c18154 lun 57190000 00000000 Ready; T=0.01/0.01 15:47:53 q loaddev PORTNAME 50050763 00C18154 LUN 57190000 00000000 BOOTPROG 0 BR_LBA 00000000 00000000 Ready; T=0.01/0.01 15:47:56
IPL the SCSI disk using the FCP device defined to the guest.
q fcp 00: FCP 010A ON FCP 010ACHPID C1 SUBCHANNEL = 0000 00: 010A QDIO-ELIGIBLE QIOASSIST-ELIGIBLE Ready; T=0.01/0.01 15:51:29 i 010a 00: I 010A 00: HCPLDI2816I Acquiring the machine loader from the processor controller. 00: HCPLDI2817I Load completed from the processor controller. 00: HCPLDI2817I Now starting machine loader version 0001. 01: HCPGSP2630I The virtual machine is placed in CP mode due to a SIGP stop and store status from CPU 00. 00: MLOEVL012I: Machine loader up and running (version 0.13). 00: MLOPDM003I: Machine loader finished, moving data to final storage location. Linux version 2.6.7-1.451.2.3 (firstname.lastname@example.org) (gcc version 3.4 .1 20040702 (Red Hat Linux 3.4.1-2)) #1 SMP Wed Jul 14 17:52:22 EDT 2004 We are running under VM (64 bit mode)
The example may vary slightly from your Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 installed system due to the code available during the documentation process for this manual.