Firebird News

Friday, October 06, 2006

r00t login into Debian Hercules (s390 emulator)

you need to prefix the debian commands with "." :

A Linux boot sequence takes place that looks more-or-less as it does on Alpha, Intel or other platforms. Interaction here is still via the virtualised HMC, where the rule is that any commands prefixed by a dot "." are passed through to the mainframe session and anything else is interpreted as an HMC command.

Quote from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hercules_emulator

Here are my results
.cat /proc/cpuinfo
cat /proc/cpuinfo
vendor_id : IBM/S390
# processors : 1
bogomips per cpu: 50.68
processor 0: version = FD, identification = 002623, machine = 3090
debian:~#




read more | digg story

No comments: