s390-tools 1.23.0

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This s390-tools 1.23.0 contains enhancements and bug-fixes; it replaces s390-tools-1.22.0.

2013-07-31 s390-tools 1.23.0 ("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-1.23.0.tar.bz2 / MD5 recommended (2013-07-31)

New tools

  • none

Changes to existing tools

  • dasdfmt:
    • Increase formatting speed
      • Enlarge size of formatting steps which allows recent DASD device drivers (kernel 3.10 and later) to optimize channel programs
      • Use PAV alias devices and add -r option for tuning
  • lschp:
    • Show Physical channel-ID
  • hyptop, cmsfs-fuse, zgetdump:
    • Exchange linked list implementation

Bug fixes

  • lsqeth:
    • Print card_type attribute for real devices
  • zgetdump:
    • Print warning for live dump if memory layout has been changed