Five network/system tricks for Linux on System z

Techniques for starting Linux on S/390 systems

From the developerWorks archives

Anjali Gupta

Date archived: September 6, 2016 | First published: February 11, 2009

Bringing up Linux® on an IBM® System z machine should be fairly easy, but problems can crop up. If you've had problems, try out these workarounds for annoying obstacles to starting Linux on an S/390 system: "route-unknown" messages, bad network service behaviors, file system corruption on shutdown, too-lengthy boot-path-device processes, and Virtual LAN hardware installation. Added bonus: Warnings (and workarounds) for two SUSE bugs.

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