What is Linux for S/390?
Runs native, in an LPAR, on IBM S/390 Virtual Image Facility for Linux or on VM/ESA
- Pure Linux, an ASCII environment
- Exploits IBM S/390 hardware, including IEEE floating point
Not a unique version of Linux or other operating system
Not a replacement for other IBM S/390 operating systems
S/390 instruction set and I/O Hardware
common, architecture agnostic code