Decommitment of intent: IBM General Parallel File System client support on the Sun Solaris operating system

IBM United States Marketing Announcement 308-035
December 16, 2008

 
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In January 2007, IBM® announced plans to support IBM General Parallel File System™ (GPFS™) on the Microsoft® Windows® and Sun Solaris operating systems as a possible follow-on solution to the IBM TotalStorage® SAN File System.

IBM no longer intends to provide support for GPFS from a Sun Solaris client. However, earlier this year, IBM announced support for client access to GPFS file systems from a Windows operating system server.

Refer to:

  • Software Announcement 208-192, dated August 26, 2008
  • Withdrawal Announcement 907-012, dated January 23, 2007

 
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