Quick start guides for Linux on IBM® Power System servers

Use these PDF files to find information about installing Linux® on IBM Power System servers running POWER9.

For a list of supported distributions, see Supported Linux distributions for POWER8® and POWER9 Linux on Power® systems.

System Recommended installation guides
  • 9183-22X (IBM Power System IC922)

For information about managing your OpenBMC system, including downloading, configuring, and using basic commands, see Managing OpenBMC-based systems

Installing with a USB device

Installing with a network boot server

Configuring Linux that is preinstalled on IBM POWER9 servers

  • 8335-GTG (IBM Power System AC922)
  • 8335-GTH (IBM Power System AC922)
  • 8335-GTX (IBM Power System AC922)

For information about managing your OpenBMC system, including downloading, configuring, and using basic commands, see Managing OpenBMC-based systems

Installing with a USB device

Installing with a network boot server

Configuring Linux that is preinstalled on IBM POWER9 servers

  • 9006-12P (IBM Power System LC921)
  • 9006-22P (IBM Power System LC922)

For information about managing your BMC system, including IPMI and BMC GUI, see Managing BMC-based systems

Installing with virtual media

Installing with a USB device

Installing with a network boot server

Configuring Linux that is preinstalled on IBM POWER9 servers