When installing on IBM System z platforms, the language selection dialog
is followed by a dialog to configure the attached hard disks. Select
DASD, Fibre Channel Attached SCSI Disks (zFCP), or iSCSI for installation
of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. The DASD and zFCP configuration buttons are only
available if the corresponding devices are attached. For instructions on
how to configure iSCSI disks, refer to Section 14.1,
Installing iSCSI Target and Initiator, (↑Storage Administration Guide).
HINT: Adding DASD or zFCP Disks at a Later Stage
Adding DASD or zFCP disks is not only possible during the installation workflow, but also when the installation proposal is shown. To add disks at that stage, clickand scroll down. The DASD and zFCP entries are shown at the very bottom.
After adding the disks, reread the partition table. Return to the installation proposal screen and choosethen select . This updates the new partition table.
After selecting, an overview lists all available DASDs. To get a clearer picture of the available devices, use the entry field located above the list to specify a range of channels to display. To filter the list according to such a range, select .
Figure 6-4 IBM System z: Selecting a DASD
Specify the DASDs to use for the installation by selecting the corresponding entries in the list. Click Section 15.1, Using the YaST Partitioner.. Activate and make the DASDs available for the installation by selecting . To format the DASDs, select right away or use the YaST partitioner later as described in
To use zFCP disks for the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server installation, selectin the selection dialog. This opens a dialog with a list of the zFCP disks available on the system. In this dialog, select to open another dialog in which to enter zFCP parameters.
To make a zFCP disk available for the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server installation, choose an availablefrom the drop-down list. (World Wide Port Number) and (Logical Unit Number) return lists with available WWPNs and FCP-LUNs, respectively, to choose from. When completed, exit the zFCP dialog with and the general hard disk configuration dialog with to continue with the rest of the configuration.