zfcp HBA API library 1.4 superseded

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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:

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.

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.