By Marty Poniatowski
This can be the single publication out there that covers Linux on HP Itanium systems.HP plans to exchange all in their excessive finish, precision structure structures withItanium structures in the subsequent years. based on IDC, HP keeps tomaintain its long-standing No. 1 place within the swiftly becoming Linux servermarket throughout all server systems with 31.7 percentage consumer profit shareworldwide.This booklet is split into components. half 1, Linux approach Administration,begins with vast assurance of booting HP Itanium-based platforms. This iscrucial as those platforms can run Linux, HP-UX, and home windows Server 2003simultaneously, and as the boot technique is considerably diverse than onprevious platforms. Poniatowski additionally covers the HP Enablement package for Linux, aset of instruments that offers a framework for fitting, configuring, andrecovering a Linux distribution on HP Itanium 2 platforms. eventually, half 1 coversmany extra procedure management themes similar to startup, backup,networking, kernel, and so on.For these coming to Linux on Itanium from a non-UNIX historical past (such asWindows, MPE, and VMS sysadmins), half 2 offers assurance of Linux tools,the Bash shell, shell programming, etc. This part offers allof the fundamentals on utilizing Linux in the event you should not have Linux adventure.