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IBM FlashSystem A9000, IBM FlashSystem A9000R, and IBM XIV Storage System: Host Attachment and Interoperability by Bertrand Dufrasne, Jana Jamsek, Detlef Helmbrecht, Roger Eriksson, Bruce Spell, Markus Oscheka

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Linux connectivity
This chapter addresses the specifics for attaching IBM FlashSystem A9000, IBM FlashSystem A9000R, and 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 that are provided by vendors.
This guide covers all hardware architectures that are supported for the attachment:
Intel x86 and x86_64, both Fibre Channel and iSCSI
IBM Power Systems™ ...

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