Overview: "October 2005 stream"

The recommended downloads from this page were tested with the following levels of open source kernel, tool-chain, utilities, and debug tools - which can be used to build Linux on System z distributions:

2007-11-20 New functionality for the "October 2005 stream":

2007-06-08 Upgrade:

2007-02-28 New functionality for the "October 2005 stream":

2007-02-15 New functionality for the "October 2005 stream":

2006-11-17 New functionality for the "October 2005 stream":

2006-09-29 Upgrade:

2006-05-19 Upgrade:

2006-03-28 Re-based "October 2005 stream" with new functionality:

The "October 2005 stream" has been re-based to pick up latest up-stream kernel 2.6.16 and tool-chain levels.
(The original kernel 2.6.13 based stream can be found in the Archive.)

Using mostly upstream code and comparatively few and small patches from developerWorks, the "October 2005 stream" for Linux on z now contains the following new functionality:

2005-12-09 Upgrade:

2005-10-14 Introducing the "October 2005 stream":

The "October 2005 stream" uses mostly up-stream code and requires comparatively few and small patches from developerWorks, and contains:

System Build Cross Reference "October 2005 stream"

If you download any software from this web site please be aware of the Warranty Disclaimer and Limitation of Liabilities.

Available downloads


 

kernel downloads for the "October 2005 stream"
Package Downloads Description
kernel 2.6.16 linux-2.6.16-s390-base-october2005.tar.gz / MD5 linux-2.6.16-s390-base (2006-03-28)
linux-2.6.16-s390-01-october2005.tar.gz / MD5 linux-2.6.16-s390-01 (2006-03-28)
linux-2.6.16-s390-02-october2005.tar.gz / MD5 linux-2.6.16-s390-02 (2006-04-28)
linux-2.6.16-s390-03-october2005.tar.gz / MD5 linux-2.6.16-s390-03 (2006-05-19)
linux-2.6.16-s390-04-october2005.tar.gz / MD5 linux-2.6.16-s390-04 (2006-05-19)
linux-2.6.16-s390-05-october2005.tar.gz / MD5 linux-2.6.16-s390-05 (2006-07-20)
linux-2.6.16-s390-06-october2005.tar.gz / MD5 linux-2.6.16-s390-06 (2006-09-07)
linux-2.6.16-s390-07-october2005.tar.gz / MD5 linux-2.6.16-s390-07 (2006-09-07)
linux-2.6.16-s390-08-october2005.tar.gz / MD5 linux-2.6.16-s390-08 (2006-11-02)
linux-2.6.16-s390-09-october2005.tar.gz / MD5 linux-2.6.16-s390-09 (2006-11-17)
linux-2.6.16-s390-10-october2005.tar.gz / MD5 linux-2.6.16-s390-10 (2006-11-17)
linux-2.6.16-s390-11-october2005.tar.gz / MD5 linux-2.6.16-s390-11 (2007-02-15)
linux-2.6.16-s390-12-october2005.tar.gz / MD5 linux-2.6.16-s390-12 (2007-02-15)
linux-2.6.16-s390-13-october2005.tar.gz / MD5 linux-2.6.16-s390-13 (2007-02-28)
linux-2.6.16-s390-14-october2005.tar.gz / MD5 linux-2.6.16-s390-14 (2007-03-23)
linux-2.6.16-s390-15-october2005.tar.gz / MD5 linux-2.6.16-s390-15 (2007-05-31)
linux-2.6.16-s390-16-october2005.tar.gz / MD5 linux-2.6.16-s390-16 (2007-08-30)
linux-2.6.16-s390-17-october2005.tar.gz / MD5 linux-2.6.16-s390-17 (2007-10-12)
linux-2.6.16-s390-18-october2005.tar.gz / MD5 linux-2.6.16-s390-18 (2007-11-20)
linux-2.6.16-s390-19-october2005.tar.gz / MD5 linux-2.6.16-s390-19 (2007-11-20)
linux-2.6.16-s390-20-october2005.tar.gz / MD5 linux-2.6.16-s390-20 (2008-02-01)
linux-2.6.16-s390-21-october2005.tar.gz / MD5 linux-2.6.16-s390-21 (2008-03-20)
linux-2.6.16-s390-22-october2005.tar.gz / MD5 linux-2.6.16-s390-22 (2008-05-07)

 

Tool-chain for the "October 2005 stream"
Package Downloads Description
binutils 2.16.91.0.6 n/a binutils-2.16.91.0.6-s390 (2006-05-19)
gcc 4.1.0 n/a gcc-4.1.0-s390 (2006-03-28)
glibc 2.4.0 n/a glibc-2.4.0-s390 (2006-03-28)

 

Utilities for the "October 2005 stream"
Package Downloads Description
s390-tools 1.6.2 s390-tools-1.6.2.tar.gz / MD5 s390-tools-1.6.2 (2007-11-20)

 

Debug tools for the "October 2005 stream"
Package Downloads Description
gdb 6.4 n/a gdb-6.4-s390 (2006-03-28)
strace 4.5.12 n/a strace-4.5.12-s390 (2005-10-14)
lkcdutils n/a lkcdutils (2006-03-28)

 

Useful add-ons for the "October 2005 stream"


Other useful packages for the "October 2005 stream"

Download Area "October 2005 stream"

Below are the downloads (with description) for the kernel 2.6.16 "October 2005 stream", listed in reverse chronological order.
This can be used to backtrack the "October 2005 stream".
The System Build Cross Reference shows the most current set of downloads for the "October 2005 stream" and ignores superseded patches and modules (which are still shown below if not moved to the Archive).

If you download any software from this web site please be aware of the Warranty Disclaimer and Limitation of Liabilities.

Downloads for the kernel 2.6.16 based "October 2005 stream"
Date Component Downloadable
2008-05-07 kernel kernel 2.6.16-s390-22
2008-03-20 kernel kernel 2.6.16-s390-21
2008-02-01 kernel kernel 2.6.16-s390-20
2007-11-20 kernel

utilities
kernel 2.6.16-s390-19
kernel 2.6.16-s390-18
s390-tools 1.6.2
2007-10-12 kernel kernel 2.6.16-s390-17
2007-08-30 kernel kernel 2.6.16-s390-16
2007-06-08 utilities s390-tools 1.6.1 (superseded)
2007-05-31 kernel kernel 2.6.16-s390-15
2007-03-23 kernel kernel 2.6.16-s390-14
kernel

utilities
kernel 2.6.16-s390-13

s390-tools 1.6.0 (superseded)
2007-02-15 kernel kernel 2.6.16-s390-12
kernel 2.6.16-s390-11
2006-11-17 kernel kernel 2.6.16-s390-10
kernel 2.6.16-s390-09
2006-11-17 kernel add-ons (optional) kernel 2.6.16-s390-cmm2-v3 (superseded)
kernel 2.6.16-s390-esl-v1 (superseded)
2006-11-02 kernel kernel 2.6.16-s390-08
2006-09-29 utilities s390-tools 1.5.4 (superseded)
2006-09-07 kernel kernel 2.6.16-s390-07
kernel 2.6.16-s390-06
2006-07-20 kernel kernel 2.6.16-s390-05
2006-05-19 kernel kernel 2.6.16-s390-04
kernel 2.6.16-s390-03
2006-04-28 kernel kernel 2.6.16-s390-02
2006-03-28 kernel


utilities
kernel 2.6.16-s390-01
kernel 2.6.16-s390-base

s390-tools 1.5.3 (superseded)


 

Downloads for the archived kernel 2.6.13 based "October 2005 stream"
Date Component Downloadable
2005-12-09 utilities s390-tools 1.5.1 (superseded)
2005-10-14 kernel


OCO modules

utilities
kernel 2.6.13-s390-01 (superseded)
kernel 2.6.13-s390-base (superseded)

tape_3590-2.6.13 (superseded - by open source patch)

s390-tools 1.5.0 (superseded)

For details refer to the kernel 2.6 Archive

Contact the IBM team

If you want to contact the Linux on System z IBM team refer to the Contact the Linux on System z IBM team page.