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The Virtualization Cookbook for IBM z Systems Volume 2: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 Servers by Ken Werner, Paul W Novak, Felipe Miranda, Berthold Gunreben, Lydia Parziale

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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 ...

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