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IBM XIV Storage System: Host Attachment and Interoperability by Thomas Peralto, Markus Oscheka, Mark Kremkus, Desire Brival, Bruce Allworth, Bertrand Dufrasne

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XIV and Linux host connectivity
This chapter addresses the specifics for attaching IBM XIV Storage System to host systems that are running Linux. Although it does not cover every aspect of connectivity, it addresses all of the basics. The examples usually use the Linux console commands because they are more generic than the GUIs provided by vendors.
This guide covers all hardware architectures that are supported for XIV attachment:
Intel x86 and x86_64, both Fibre Channel and iSCSI
IBM Power Systems™
IBM System z®
Older Linux versions are supported ...

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