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Question to the ADSM.ORG FastBack on Linux

Discussion in 'News & Announcements' started by caldwem01, Jan 21, 2009.

  1. caldwem01

    caldwem01 New Member

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    IBM development is asking if they were to support Linux what would we need support for. Right now Fastback supports Windows o/s. If IBM were to provide Linux support for clients. What Linux flavor, what kernel, and 32 or 64 bit would be best to start with?

    Any thoughts?

    Thanks!
     
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    moon-buddy Moderator

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    Red Hat or SUSE
     
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    SUSi ... ehm SUSE (32 and 64 Bit)
     
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    Any comments on inital support for these versions right out the gate? Is this most common?
    RH Enterprise Linux 5 Server for x86 based on 2.6.18 kernel
    SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 for x86 based on 2.6.16 kernel
     
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    Red Hat or SUSE are easy to manage right out of the box. I had (in the past) and have (presently) no major issues with these DISTROS. The web provides a wealth of information and help, and anyone with solid AIX or Solaris experience can easily adapt to these DISTROS.

    I have not called support in all of the 5 or so years that I have worked with these systems and thus I don't know how the support goes as compared to IBM or SUN.
     
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    I agree,
    RHEL5 which would cover Fedora X and CentOs. Client/Server
    Ubuntu Server although there is a .DEB package that works well for clients but I don't know if anyone has worked to get an Ubuntu TSM server running.
     
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    RHEL would seem the best choice.
     

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