s390-tools 1.16.0

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This s390-tools 1.16.0 contains enhancements and bug-fixes; it replaces s390-tools-1.15.0.

2011-11-30 s390-tools 1.16.0 ("Development stream")

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s390-tools is a package with a set of user space utilities to be used with the Linux on System z distributions.

s390-tools-1.16.0.tar.bz2 / MD5 recommended (2011-11-30)

New tools

  • dasdstat:

    Configure and format the debugfs based DASD statistics data.

Changes to existing tools

  • none

Bug fixes

  • General - build process: Do not use subshells from recursive build.
  • chem:
    • Fix handling of memory holes.
  • cmsfs-fuse:
    • Fix file size for files larger than 2GB.
    • Fix block allocation for large disks with 512 byte block size.
    • Prevent EIO on big write requests on variable record files.
    • Fix contiguous writes on fixed record files.
    • Fix end-of-file detection for fixed record files.
    • Keep file state consistent if writes fails with ENOSPC.
    • Add support for FBA-512 disks
  • cpuplugd:
    • Fix typos and wording in man page
    • Fix config file parsing
  • dasdfmt:
    • Fix dummy bootstrap records for LDL DASD devices.
  • dasdview:
    • Fix printing of random characters after bus-ID.
  • dbginfo.sh:
    • Adjust for kernel 3.x.
    • Return "1" in case of invalid options.
  • dumpconf:
    • Do not use DELAY_MINUTES for restart.
    • Allow up to eight vmcmd commands.
  • fdasd:
    • Fix generation of disk label for option "auto" and "config".
  • hsnc:
    • Exit with "0" for "--help" and "--version".
  • lscss:
    • Exit with "0" for "--help" and "--version".
    • Suppress error messages when working on unsettled sysfs tree.
  • lsdasd:
    • Improve tool performance for systems with many DASDs.
    • Show correct block size when used without root rights.
    • Suppress error messages when working on unsettled sysfs tree.
  • lsluns:
    • Fix "--help" option.
    • Add check for required SCSI generic (sg) functionality.
  • lsmem:
    • Fix handling of memory holes.
  • lsqeth:
    • Use ethtool instead of checksumming sysfs attribute for kernel 3.x.
    • Exit with "0" for "--help" and "--version".
  • qetharp:
    • Fix buffer overflow.
  • qethconf:
    • Exit with "0" for "--help" and "--version".
  • zfcpdbf:
    • Add "--version" option to help text.
    • Fix messages for "--include" and "--exclude" options.
    • Fix "--timediff" option.
  • zipl:
    • Fix SCSI dump on LPAR.
    • Fix error caused by localized script output.
    • Prevent unsupported parmfile address.
    • Improve man page description for the "--mvdump" option.