Kernel 2.6 based: Archive: October 2005 stream

 

2005-12-09 s390-tools 1.5.1 ("April 2004" and "October 2005") (superseded)

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Category: operating system. Contains the source tree of a set of user space utilities that should to be used together with the Linux on zSeries kernel and device drivers.

s390-tools-1.5.1.tar.gz / MD5 recommended (superseded) (2005-12-09)

These s390-tools-1.5.1 replace s390-tools-1.5.0

This package contains the following bug fixes:

Description:
lsdasd: lsdasd man page and online help inconsistent.
Symptom:
"lsdasd -v" and "man lsdasd" show slightly different information.
Problem:
See symptom.
Solution:
Adapt files to be consistent.
Problem-ID:
19110
Description:
vmcp: Rearrange error messages and return codes to cover all possible cases with useful information.
Symptom:
Some error cases missed detailed information.
Problem:
Misleading error messages.
Solution:
Rearrange the error codes and messages, other cleanups.
Problem-ID:
19648
Description:
zfcp: zfcpdbf script does not check command line parameters for validity.
Symptom:
zfcpdbf script accepts 0 as 'switch off' and all other values as 'switch on'.
Problem:
zfcpdbf does not check command line parameters for validity.
Solution:
Check all command line parameters, if any is wrong show help message and quit.
Problem-ID:
19281
Description:
zipl: Compilation failure when using binutils 2.16.
Symptom:
Any attempt to compile the zipl tool with binutils 2.16 (and above) will fail with an error.
Problem:
Some of the assembler .macro statements contained in zipl are malformed. Newer versions of the GNU assembler will report these occurrences as errors and abort compilation.
Solution:
Fix the .macro statements.
Problem-ID:
19415

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