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Table 2 2-7 Hardware requirements for Linux on POWER
Software requirements
Table 22-8 describes the minimum software requirements.
Table 22-8 Software requirements for Linux on Power
22.2.7 Server requirements for Linux on x86_64 systems
The Tivoli Storage Manager V6.1 server has the following minimum requirements for
hardware and software.
Type of hardware Hardware requirements
Hardware Linux on POWER IBM system such as one of the systems listed in the
following Linux for Power server solution Web site:
http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/power/software/linux/about/inde
x.html
Disk space The following minimum disk space:
5 MB for the /var directory
4 GB for the /opt directory
190 MB for the /tmp directory
300 MB for the /usr directory
Additional disk space might be required for database and log files. The
size of the database depends on the number of client files to be stored
and the method by which the server manages them.
Memory At least 2 GB. A minimum of 4 GB for production servers. 8 GB is
optimal.
Type of software Minimum software requirements
Operating System The Tivoli Storage Manager server on Linux on Power (ppc64
architecture) requires one following operating systems:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, Update 3 or later
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10, Update 2 or later
Asianux 3.0
Libraries GNU C libraries, Version 2.4-31.30 and later
Applications IBM Java 1.5 or later.
Communication protocol TCP/IP Version 4 or Version 6, which is standard with Linux
Shared memory protocol (with Tivoli Storage Manager Version 6.1
System p client)
Web browser A Web browser to obtain the Linux installation packages. The following
browsers are supported:
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 SP1
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0
FireFox 1.5
FireFox 2.0
FireFox 3.0
Mozilla 1.7.8
Your browser must support the server code page. If your browser does
not support the server code page, the windows might be unreadable.
If your browser meets these requirements but does not correctly
display a Tivoli Storage Manager Web-based interface, consider using
a different browser.
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Hardware requirements
Table 22-9 describes the minimum hardware requirements.
For information about estimating the total disk space that is required, see “Estimating total
space requirements for upgrade process and server” on page 514.
Table 22-9 Hardware requirements for Linux on x86_64
Software requirements
Table 22-10 describes the minimum software requirements.
Table 22-10 Linux x86_64 software requirements
Type of hardware Hardware requirements
Hardware An AMD64 or Intel EMT-64 processor
Disk space The following minimum values for disk space:
5 MB for the /var directory
4 GB for the /opt directory
190 MB for the /tmp directory
300 MB for the /usr directory
Additional disk space might be required for database and log files. The
size of the database depends on the number of client files to be stored
and the method by which the server manages them.
Memory At least 2 GB. A minimum of 4 GB for production servers. 8 GB is
optimal.
Type of software Minimum software requirements
Operating System The Tivoli Storage Manager server on Linux x86_64 requires one of
the following operating systems:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
Asianux 3.0
Libraries For Linux x86_64, GNU C libraries, Version 2.3.3-98.38 or later that is
installed on the Tivoli Storage Manager system.
Applications IBM Java 1.5 or later
Communication protocol TCP/IP Version 4 or Version 6, which is standard with Linux
Shared memory protocol (with Tivoli Storage Manager Version 6.1
Web browser A Web browser to obtain the Linux installation packages. The following
browsers are supported:
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 SP1
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0
FireFox 1.5
FireFox 2.0
FireFox 3.0
Mozilla 1.7.8Your browser must support the server code page. If your
browser does not support the server code page, the windows might be
unreadable. If your browser meets these requirements but does not
correctly display a Tivoli Storage Manager Web-based interface,
consider using a different browser.

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