2002-12-19 [RH 7.1] kernel 2.4.9-38

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The following recommended downloads are for use with:

Note, that these OCO-modules will most certainly not match any other (earlier or later) Red Hat distribution, nor any other distribution.

Current: OCO modules for Red Hat Linux 7.1 zSeries (Kernel 2.4.9-38) 64-bit

The 2002-12-19 recommended OCO modules contain the following changes since the 2002-10-15 recommended modules:

Description:
Re-enable OSA features like broadcast after cable pull.
Symptom: Broadcast doesn't work on OSD devices after cable pull.
Description:
Fix MAC decoding problem for VM Guest LAN interfaces (needs PTF UM30652, available for z/VM 4.3.0).
Symptom:
MAC address could not be determined for VM Guest LAN interfaces.
Description:
Removed message "adapter is using anycast or nocast. Using unicast instead."
Symptom:
A lot of messages "adapter is using anycast or nocast. Using unicast instead." showing up, possibly jamming the console.
Description:
Fix high load in many-to-one communication scenarios.
Symptom:
When multiple guests send traffic to one destination under VM LAN, the Linux load goes to 100%

[2002-12-19] kernel-oco-2.4.9-38-1.s390x.tar.gz MD5

Unpack the tarball: kernel-oco-2.4.9-38-1.s390x.tar.gz

As root, install the rpm using: rpm -i kernel-oco-2.4.9-38-1.s390x.rpm

and then delete the old module dependencies using: rm -f /lib/modules/2.4.9-38*/modules.dep

2002-10-15: OCO modules for Red Hat Linux 7.1 zSeries (Kernel 2.4.9-38) 64-bit

The 2002-10-15 recommended OCO modules are funtionally equivalent to the 2002-08-16 OCO-modules for 2.4.9-37.

[2002-10-15] kernel-oco-2.4.9-38.s390x.tar.gz MD5

Unpack the tarball: kernel-oco-2.4.9-38.s390x.tar.gz

As root, install the rpm using: rpm -i kernel-oco-2.4.9-38.s390x.rpm and then delete the old module dependencies using: rm -f /lib/modules/2.4.9-38*/modules.dep

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