s390-tools 1.20.0

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This s390-tools 1.20.0 contains enhancements and bug-fixes; it replaces s390-tools-1.19.0.

2012-12-19 s390-tools 1.20.0 ("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-1.20.0.tar.bz2 / MD5 recommended (2012-12-19)

New tools

  • lsscm
    • List status and attributes of storage-class memory increments

Changes to existing tools

  • cmsfs-fuse:
    • Remove the dasd info ioctls
  • cpuplugd:
    • Improve default config file
  • fdasd:
    • Add -f/--force option to support non DASD devices
  • lscss:
    • Add support for EADM subchannels
  • lsqeth:
    • Add support for new card_type value
  • lszcrypt:
    • Add support for CEX4 crypto cards
  • zgetdump:
    • Improve text for --help option
  • zipl:
    • Flexible IPL record
    • Add virtblock boot support

Bug fixes

  • chccwdev:
    • Fail if incompatible options / invalid bus-IDs are specified
  • dbginfo.sh:
    • Improve data collection and speed
  • udev:
    • Let udev wait for read_ahead_kb attribute
  • zgetdump:
    • Stop live dump in case of read errors
    • Live dump support for NSS Linux systems
  • ziomon:
    • Follow symlinks to find multipath devices
  • zipl:
    • Check if used tools are available
    • Prevent DASD ioctl on SCSI partitions
    • Flush disk cache before installing IPL record
  • zipl dump tools:
    • Print message "I/O Error" to report device problems