s390-tools 1.28.0

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This s390-tools 1.28.0 contains enhancements and bug-fixes; it replaces s390-tools-1.27.0.

2015-04-08 s390-tools 1.28.0 ("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-1.28.0.tar.bz2 / MD5 recommended (2015-04-08)

New tools

  • hmcdrvfs:
    • File system for remote access to media in the HMC media drive.

Changes to existing tools

  • zipl dump tools:
    • Add vector register support
    • Implement ECKD track I/O for more performance
  • zgetdump:
    • Add vector register support
  • lsdasd:
    • Add path information
  • 59-dasd.rules:
    • Set scheduler via udev rule
  • dbginfo.sh:
    • Collect grub2, libvirt, multipath, and transparent cio_ignore information

Bug fixes

  • dbginfo.sh:
    • Correction of local defined variables
    • Avoid loading vmcp module if built-in
    • Ignore trace_pipes from sysfs collection