s390-tools 1.23.1

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This s390-tools 1.23.1 contains enhancements and bug-fixes; it replaces s390-tools-1.23.0.

2013-10-31 s390-tools 1.23.1 ("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-1.23.1.tar.bz2 / MD5 recommended (2013-10-31)

New tools

  • none

Changes to existing tools

  • dbginfo.sh:
    • Generic lookup for runtime environment
  • zgetdump:
    • Enhance --select option handling
    • Change default target dump format from s390 to ELF
  • znetconf:
    • Allow uppercase characters in device bus-IDs

Bug fixes

  • dbginfo.sh:
    • Avoid exclusion list for pipes in sysfs
  • lsqeth:
    • Fix errors in output for offline'd ccwgroup devices
    • Fix man page wording
  • zgetdump:
    • Fix info error message for short dump devices
    • Use p_filesz instead of p_memsz for reading ELF dumpsed
  • znetconf:
    • Improve command line parsing
    • Handle removal of offline'd ccwgroup devices
  • zipl dump tools:
    • Fix zipl --force option for DASD multi-volume dump
    • Do not write dump signature in case of --force option
  • zipl/zfcpdump:
    • Use possible_cpus=1 kernel parameter to reduce memory usage