Working with disks
“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.”
— Albert Einstein
This chapter relates to working with disks. This chapter describes both extended count key data (IBM ECKD™) direct access storage device (DASD), and Fibre Channel Protocol (FCP)/Small Computer System Interface (SCSI) tasks that you might want to perform. It concentrates on the tasks to perform on Linux.
For the z/VM perspective, see 6.2, “Considerations for disk storage types” in Volume 1 of this series ...