Date: November 9, 2007
The attached PDF, Configuring MPIO for the Virtual Client, describes how to set up Multi-Path I/O boot disks for AIX clients of the virtual I/O server. There some considerations for booting off the SAN.
The "pro's" include:
The "con's" include:
For a more detailed discussion of the pro/con's, see Steve Pittman's Wiki
For more information, see the following IBM Redbooks.
Advanced Power Virtualization http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/abstracts/sg247940.html?Open (Chapter 4.4
APV Best Practices: http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/abstracts/sg247349.html?Open (Chapter 2 )
November 9, 2007