SUSE boot from PowerPC Power6 using HMC

redhuanredhuan New or Quiet Member
Hi All

Everyone can tell me, can i boot SUSE linux 12 from power 6 server using LPARs that managed from HMC server? Thank you.


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  • isgleasisgleas New or Quiet Member
    Hi redhuan

    I'm afraid not. SLES12 will work on Little Endian Power systems (Power 8), not on Big Endian ones (Power 6, Power 7 if I recall correctly). On Power 6, you should be able to run SLES11,

    Likewise, you cannot run SLES11 on Power 8 systems,

    Hope this helps
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