Useful add-ons: snIPL (simple network IPL)

 

snIPL V.2.1 (Linux Image Control for LPAR / VM) (superseded)

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For use with "June 2003 stream" and "April 2004 stream", as well as "October 2005 stream".

snipl-0.2.1.tar.gz MD5 recommended (2004-11-02)

This version supersedes

This version contains the following snIPL bug fix for snIPL V.2.0:

Description:
snipl: VM systems are always immediately deactivated.
Symptom:
VM systems cannot shutdown gracefully for "snipl --deactivate" without option --force.
Problem:
"snipl --deactivate" for VM systems is always processed with FORCE IMMED, even though option --force is not specified.
Solution:
Fixed handling of option --force and its default "noforce".
Problem-ID:
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snIPL - simple network IPL (Linux Image Control for LPAR / VM) is a command line tool which serves as remote linux image control using basic S/390 or zSeries Support Element (SE) functions or basic z/VM system management functions with z/VM 4.4 (or higher) on one or more images.

Please read the README and manpage of snIPL enclosed in the tarball for further information and restrictions.

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