Quick Links

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For a more detailed  list, see the Detailed PowerLinux Links page.

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Tyan's OpenPower customer reference system:

Red Hat's RHEV for Power now available

POWER8 CAPI - Coherent Accelerator Processor Interface 


PowerLinux social media

PowerLinux information portals

Technical information

IBM developerWorks for Linux

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) http://www.redhat.com/

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) http://www.novell.com/products/server/

Canonical Ubuntu

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PowerKVM and KVM technology

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Community portals

Product documentation

IBM information centers

IBM Power Systems Hardware Information Center

IBM Systems Director Information Center

Linux Information Center

Software vendors


Porting Linux on x86 to PowerLinux

Support information

IBM Power Systems

Power Hardware Systems

Power Firmware


Commercial Applications

IBM Redbooks

The Redbooks Domain - Linux and IBM

POWER7 Systems

PowerLinux Systems

IBM Power Systems







IBM product downloads

IBM installation tools: IBM Installation Toolkit for Linux

IBM Software Development Kit for Power Linux:   IBM SDK for Power Linux

IBM Advance Toolchain for PowerLinux:  AT Documentation

IBM service tools: Service and Productivity Tools

IBM XL C/C++ Version 12.1:   XL C/C++

IBM XL Fortran Version 14.1:  XL Fortran

All IBM XL:  The latest updates and runtimes 


IBM Java: IBM Java for Linux  (Java 7, Java 6, Java 5, Java 1.4.2)

IBM ESSL:  Not available for download

IBM PE MPI:  Not available for download; alternatively, openmpi is available with SLES and RHEL.

Related downloads

nmon - system performance monitoring tool

Advance Toolchain - early versions of FSF tools for POWER

Post-Link Optimization for Linux on POWER aka FDPR-pro

powerpc-utils - Handy tools for Power Linux


libhugetlbfs - library to transparently accessing Linux huge pages from an application

Power Tech Preview - patch set to enable POWER support in common Linux packages

pmcount - Note: POWER6 supported, but not POWER7

LPAR2RRD - statistics and documentation tool for IBM Power systems servers