VSSI Package 5516

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We have just concluded a long (several months!) and torturous bug-hunt for several FORCE-LOGOFF issues that have been of long standing in VPARS (and hence ShadowDisk/Z also). We are happy to report that this issue has finally been hunted down (thanks to many cans of RAID and hard work/assistance from the excellent folks over at […]

VSSI Package 5512

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Several issues have been detected in the latest 5512 packages. These issues include: . VSPKG exec errors involving a REXX variable named blksusd . VSINSTAL errors if the install disk resides on an SFS filesystem . Missing/unresolved VSSI references at IPL time (i.e., HCPZXA2773I messages) Several VSSI build EXECs have been updated to address these […]

VSSI Package 5508

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VSSI product package release 5508 is now available. This release includes significant fixes for the support of z196 and z114 CPUs. All VSSI PTFs up to 550036 are incorporated in this release; users are strongly encouraged to upgrade.

VSSI Package 5506

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VSSI product package release 5506 is now available. This release includes significant fixes to VSSI shared tape device processing, as well as a number of bits required for Linux operation. All VSSI PTFs up to 550027 are incorporated in this release.