s390-tools 1.19.0

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This s390-tools 1.19.0 contains enhancements and bug-fixes; it replaces s390-tools-1.18.0.

2012-11-05 s390-tools 1.19.0 ("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-1.19.0.tar.bz2 / MD5 recommended (2012-11-05)

New tools

  • none

Changes to existing tools

  • zgetdump: Add live dump support
    • The zgetdump tool can now use the /dev/mem device node as source dump
    • This allows the creation of non-disruptive kernel live dumps in every target format that is supported

Bug fixes

  • hyptop:
    • Add hint to man page how to setup the HMC for monitoring all LPARs
  • lsluns:
    • Check SCSI registration in loop after LUN0 and WLUN unit_add
  • qethqoat:
    • Support OSA address tables with more than 8 KB
    • Improve error handling
  • zgetdump:
    • Improve checking of "kdump_flat" dumps for --info option