LX21 IBM PowerLinux Fundamentals

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This course is designed to teach the installation, configuration, administration, and troubleshooting of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and Red Hat Enterprise Linux on POWER7 servers.


The objectives for this course are as follows:
  • Recognize different execution environments that each Linux distribution runs on for Power Systems
  • Install a given Linux distribution within a native system environment
  • Configure a given Linux distribution within a native system environment
  • Manage a given Linux distribution within a native system environment
  • Locate and utilize IBM Service and Productivity tools
  • Customize the configuration of the yaboot boot loader
  • Access rescue mode on a Linux distribution


This course is for system administrators that have experience with either Linux or Power Systems, but not together. This course provides the bridge for those skill sets to be brought together.


Day 1

  • Welcome
  • Unit 1 - Linux on Power introduction
  • Exercise 1 - Power virtualization
  • Unit 2 - Installing Linux on Power
  • Exercise 2 - Installing Linux on Power

Day 2

  • Unit 3 - System management tools
  • Exercise 3 - System management tools
  • Unit 4 - Power device operations

Day 3

  • Exercise 4 - Managing Power System devices
  • Unit 5 - Boot management and rescue mode
  • Exercise 5 - Managing boot operations

Training provider

Teaching mode:
Classroom - Instructor Led
Online - Instructor Led
Duration: 3 days
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