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z/VM service required to run on IBM System z10 EC and z10 BC

The table below provides you with a list of service required in order for z/VM V6.1, V5.4, or z/VM V5.3 to support Crypto Express3 and for Ficon Express8 when using 3590 and 3592 tapes with z/VM.

z/VM service required for exploitation z10 enhancements
APAR Number z/VM Release      Description
VM64656 z/VM 6.1/5.4/5.3 z/VM support for Crypto Express3:
  • The ability to dedicate any available domain to a guest for clear-key and secure-key cryptographic functions.
  • The ability for guests to share all available, non-dedicated domains for clear-key cryptographic functions.
  • Enhancements to the CP QUERY CRYPTO APQS to display information about both shared and dedicated cryptographic domains. Prior to this enhancement, the command only displayed user information for dedicated domains.
Driver 79 MCLS must be applied z/VM 6.1/5.4/5.3 z/VM support for Ficon Express8, Express4, Express2 and Express

Prior to using 3590 and 3592 tapes with z/VM, including installing z/VM from tape:
- N24401.001 for Ficon Express8
- N24400.001 for Ficon Express4    and Express2
- N24402.001 for Ficon Express


 

The tables below provide you with a list of service required in order for z/VM V5.4, V5.3, or z/VM V5.2 to operate on:

  • IBM System z10 EC announced on February 26, 2008, and enhancements to z10 EC announced on May 6, 2008 and October 21, 2008
  • IBM System z10 BC announced on October 21, 2008

z/VM service required for exploitation on OSA-Express
APAR Number z/VM Release      Description
VM64277
PK50120
z/VM 5.3/5.2 Exploitation support of OSA-Express3 four port features and two ports on the 2P features on the z10 BC
VM64463
PK67610
z/VM 5.4/5.3 Port isolation security that provides the ability to restrict guest-to-guest communications within a VSWITCH and OSA-Express QDIO data connection. Requires OSA-Express3 and OSA-Express2 features on a System z10 EC and z10 BC or OSA-Express2 features on a System z9 EC and z9 BC.
z/VM service required to run on IBM System z10 EC and z10 BC
APAR Number z/VM Release      Description
VM64180
 
VM64242
z/VM 5.3
z/VM 5.2
z/VM 5.3
z/VM 5.2
Guest exploitation of the System z10
at the level of System z9 functionality.
VM64349 z/VM 5.3
z/VM 5.2
Improved memory management algorithms
to help benefit paging workloads with large
memory environments
VM64249
 
VM64323
 
VM64389
z/VM V5.3
 
z/VM V5.3
 
z/VM V5.3
Processors dynamically added to or
removed from a z/VM LPAR in reserve
without preplanning
 
VM64369 z/VM 5.3
z/VM 5.2
Correct the display of the z10 and z9 processor models by Performance Toolkit for VM
PK58463 z/VM 5.3
z/VM 5.2
HLASM support for new z10 instructions

VM64367
 
VM64302
VM64474
 
VM64020
VM64410
 
OA23824
OA26286

z/VM 5.3/5.2
 
z/VM 5.3/5.2
z/VM 5.4/5.3/5.2
 
z/VM 5.3/5.2
z/VM 5.4/5.3/5.2
 
z/VM 5.3/5.2
z/VM 5.4/5.3/5.2
Support for the System z10 EC:
- EREP
 
- CMS IOCP
 
 
- HCD
 
 
- OSA/SF
 

VM64367
VM64475
 
VM64302
VM64474
 
VM64020
VM64410
 
OA23824
OA26286

z/VM 5.3/5.2
z/VM 5.4/5.3/5.2
 
z/VM 5.3/5.2
z/VM 5.4/5.3/5.2
 
z/VM 5.3/5.2
z/VM 5.4/5.3/5.2
 
z/VM 5.3/5.2
z/VM 5.4/5.3/5.2
Support for the System z10 BC:
- EREP
 
 
- CMS IOCP
 
 
- HCD
 
 
- OSA/SF
 
 
z/VM service required for device support
APAR Number z/VM Release      Description
VM64458
VM64459
z/VM 5.4/5.3/5.2
 
Support for the IBM System Storage Enterprise 3592 Tape Controller Model C06 and 3592 Tape Drive Model E06, including DFSMS/VM

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