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PowerLinux Fundamentals

IBM Course Code: LX21G

GK# 9587 Vendor# LX21G

Course Overview


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. Class activities include installing, configuring, administering, and troubleshooting Linux in a Power environment.


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What You'll Learn

  • 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


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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

Who Should Attend


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

Training Exclusives

This course comes with the following benefits:

  • Digital Courseware
  • 12 Months of Indexed Virtual Class Recordings
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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Classroom Live

Receive face-to-face instruction at one of our training center locations.

Duration: 3 day

Virtual Classroom Live

Experience expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection.

Duration: 3 day

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