[rescue] IBM AIX

J. Alexander Jacocks jjacocks at mac.com
Mon Sep 5 21:51:59 CDT 2011

On Mon, Sep 5, 2011 at 9:53 PM, Andy Wallis <rawallis at panix.com> wrote:
> In reply to Ian Finder on Mon, 05 Sep 2011 14:52:07,
>> Does anyone know if this works on something like a pSeries 620?
>> Thanks,
>> On Mon, Sep 5, 2011 at 2:45 PM, Dr Robert Pasken <rpasken at eas.slu.edu> wrote:
>> > In the "pile" was a shrinked copy of IBM
>> > AIX-5.2. As far as I can tell this is the full set for the "PowerPC". Is
> AIX 5.2 will install on a p620, according to the Release Notes.
> http://publib16.boulder.ibm.com/pseries/en_US/infocenter/base/52_base_relnotes.htm#support
> Getting the latest maintenance level/technology level can be gotten for free from IBM FixCentral. TL10-SP8 was the last update, which dates to 2009. As I recall, AIX 5.2 is End-of-Life, but still supported as a VM under AIX 7.1 and PowerVM.

That brings up another interesting question: what is the minimum
hardware config and license required to run PowerVM?  Is there a
reasonable-for-home-use platform that can run it?

- Alex

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