zfcp HBA API library 1.4 superseded

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For use with "October 2005 stream" and "April 2004 stream".

Notes:

lib-zfcp-hbaapi-1.4.tar.gz MD5 recommended (2006-03-28)

This package is a complete replacement for lib-zfcp-hbaapi-1.3.tar.gz and contains the following changes:

Description:
lib-zfcp-hbaapi is part of an implementation of FC-HBA for the zfcp device driver. The package contains the tool san_disc which is based on FC-HBA. This tool can be used for port discovery and LUN scanning in FC SANs.

The zfcp device driver is a FCP device driver for Linux on zSeries. The implementation of FC-HBA for the zfcp device driver is called zfcp HBA API. Its implementation consists of the following parts:

Hardware Requirements:
The zfcp HBA API support was first available on IBM eServer zSeries 990 processors with a microcode level (MCL) that includes the enhancements of October 31, 2003. Please ensure to use the latest available microcode level.

This support is also available on System z9.

Installation:
The package doxygen (www.doxygen.org) is required for the complete build of the sources.

Generic installation instructions are given in file INSTALL. To build and install lib-zfcp-hbaapi, use the following steps:

lib-zfcp-hbaapi installs:

Beginning with version 1.4 of lib-zfcp-hbaapi no shared version of the library is installed anymore. Instead the san_disc tool is linked statically against libzfcphbaapi.

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.