[geeks] Interesting read
vance at ikickass.org
Fri Feb 22 23:48:50 CST 2002
On Sat, 23 Feb 2002, Joshua D Boyd wrote:
> > > > That, and you don't actually *need* z/VM to run z/Linux. z/Linux will run
> > > > fine without VM.
> > >
> > > I knew that, but the last I heard it really was a waste to do so. BTW, have
> > > you tried linux on your G5?
> > Both natively in LPAR and under VM. Works beautifully. The main benefits
> > of VM with Linux are things like load management and backend access to
> > z/OS on the same machine. Things like that.
> Yeah, but why run Linux on bare metal when it doesn't support hotswapping
> everything (or does it?)?
Because VM costs $10,000/year and Linux is free. 8-)
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