By Marty Poniatowski
The professional consultant to fitting and working Linux on HP Integrity ItaniumR SystemsCompanies are more and more turning to Linux on HP Integrity structures for high-performance computing, huge firm and database functions, and 64-bit program improvement. notwithstanding, Linux management within the HP Integrity's ItaniumR 2-based setting is considerably varied than on traditional IA-32 structures. Now, there is a entire consultant to administering HP Integrity platforms operating Linux. HP answer Architect and Linux/Unix specialist Marty Poniatowski walks you thru each crucial instrument and process, from install and bootup, compiling kernels to construction clusters. assurance comprises: * A primer on uncomplicated Linux approach management for these migrating from different environments * The HP Integrity boot approach: EFI, POSSE, and the administration Processor * utilizing the HP Enablement package for Linux to put in, configure, and get better Linux on HP Itanium 2 structures * utilizing crimson Hat package deal supervisor (RPM) and LILO * operating with the GNOME and KDE consumer interfaces * including and partitioning SCSI disks on HP Integrity Servers * holding dossier platforms with fsck, e2fsck, inodes, and Superblock * Compiling and tuning Linux kernels * Linux procedure startup and shutdown scripts for HP Integrity structures * figuring out, configuring, and utilizing Linux networking * operating with netstat, direction, ipconfig, iptables, nslookup, and different key instructions * dealing with clients, teams, procedures, backup/restore, and different uncomplicated approach management projects * operating Samba to carry home windows fileand print prone * working Linux, HP-UX and home windows Server 2003 at the same time at the similar HP Integrity approach * Shell programming with the Linux bash shellHP co-developed the Itanium structure, and HP Labs scientists keep the Itanium Linux kernel. this can be the single ebook to leverage HP's designated wisdom approximately administering Linux on Itanium structures. it will likely be essential for each sysadmin working Linux on HP Integrity or different Itanium platforms - despite their event with Linux, HP-UX, or different UNIX platforms.
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DE - Display Entity Status: Displays the specified entity's status: C-CLU, D-CIO, M-MP, P-PM, S-PDHC. RP8400/7410: B-BPS, U-CLU, A-CIO, G-MP, P-PM, H-PDHC. 54 55 DF - Display FRUID: Displays the FRUID data of the specified FRU: A-ALL, B-CPB, C-CIO, D-DIMM, G-UGUY, H-SBCH, I-IOB M-PRM, O-IOPB, P-BPB, R-L(R)SB, S-SBC, T-PDH, W-CB, X-BPS, U-CPU (cpu only available on legacy pa-risc). RP8400/7410: S-BACKPLANE, G-MP/CIO, P-PCI BACKPLANE, M-MASS STORAGE BACKPLANE, I-PCI POWER MODULE, B- BPS, C-CELL, D-DIMM, H-PDHC, U-CPU.
Boottest [on|off] | [[test] [on | off] early_cpu, late_cpu, platform, chipset, io_hw, mem_init, mem_test In hpux use "setboot -v" or setboot -T to change settings. lanboot [select] Use "lanboot select" to search for LANs. reconfigreset Same as MP>CM: RR Use after cpu/cell config. reset Resets the partition and boots to EFI. Same as MP>CM:RS. selp [-a] [cmd | class] - Displays help. (cmd /? also works). search
Ver - Displays EFI, Sal, Pal, and module version information. Tables 1-4 through 1-6 provide a lot of information about the com- mands that specific users can issue at the MP:CM> prompt. Although the commands issued in Tables 1-7 through 1-9 are beyond the scope of this book, I have found that these tables are an excellent reference for Integrity servers especially when running additional operating systems beyond Linux. The next chapter discusses loading Linux on an Integrity server. < Day Day Up > < Day Day Up > 63 64 Chapter 2.