CAVMEN - Chicago Area
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April 20, 2000 Meeting

Meeting Agenda:

9:00 AM VM TCP/IP Update
IBM continues to make investments in TCP/IP to try to deliver the key functions that customers need. This presentation reviews how the TCP/IP for VM product has evolved, outlines enhancements made since Function Level 310 was delivered with VM/ESA 2.3.0, describes the new features in Function Level 320, and gives a glimpse of future new capabilities.
The speaker will be Mr. Romney White of the IBM Corporation.
10:30 AM Coffee Break
10:45 AM Introduction to Linux
This brief presentation explains how Linux evolved in the context of Unix system development. It describes the key attributes of Linux and identifies some important issues that must be addressed in order for Linux on S/390 to be successful.
The speaker will be Mr. Romney White of the IBM Corporation.
12:00 PM Lunch Break
1:30 PM Administration and Vendor Announcements
1:45 PM Linux for S/390
Late last year, IBM released to open source changes to the Linux kernel that allowed it to run on S/390. Since that time, a lot has happened to make this development more than a mere curiosity. This presentation reviews what has occurred since that release and looks at the role VM can play to add value to Linux for S/390.
The speaker will be Mr. Romney White of the IBM Corporation.
2:45 PM Coffee Break
3:00 PM Free-for-All
Members will attempt to answer any reasonable VM or hardware related questions. If you are having a problem and want to find out if others are experiencing it, or you are installing new hardware or software and want to find out what types of problems others have experienced, here is the place to find out.
Members are encouraged to bring ideas for future presentations and speakers to this meeting.

Directions and Map:

This meeting will be held at the Hewitt Associates in Lincolnshire.

For DIRECTIONS and MAP, click here.