Partitioning is not a new concept in the computing industry. Man vendors have provided some form of partitioning as a software and/or a hardware solution for some years. The basic idea of partitioning is to create a configuration of hardware and software components that supports the running of an independent instance of an operating system. HP currently supports two types of partitioning:
nPar or Node Partition
vPar or Virtual Partition
This chapter deals with Node Partitions and Chapter 3 deals with Virtual Partitions. ...