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z/VM service required to run on IBM zEnterprise EC12 and BC12 Systems

Updated: October 9, 2013

The tables below provide you with a list of service required in order for z/VM V6.3 (in the base unless otherwise noted), V6.2, V6.1 and V5.4 to run on IBM zEnterprise System EC12.

z/VM service required to run IBM zEnterprise EC12 System at Driver D15 (see the next table for required z/VM service for an earlier driver of zEC12)
APAR Number z/VM Releases Description
PM83966 z/VM V6.2 NETSTAT OSAinfo support for the OSA-Express5S adapter
VM65356
VM65360
z/VM V6.3
z/VM V6.2
z/VM V5.4
Support for guests to obtain proper MSU information
VM65007 z/VM V6.2
z/VM V5.4
Guest exploitation of the zEnterprise EC12 at the level of zEnterprise 196 functionality. Additional exploitation includes support for the new Crypto Express4S card. The required service must be applied as part of installing z/VM on the zEC12.
VM65131 z/VM V6.2
z/VM V5.4
IOCP support of the zEnterprise EC12
VM65046 z/VM V6.2
z/VM V5.4
Performance ToolKit support of the zEnterprise EC12
VM650471 z/VM V6.2
z/VM V5.4
HCD for z/VM support of the zEnterprise EC12
VM647471 z/VM V5.4 HCM for z/VM support of the zEnterprise EC12 requires no additional service beyond what was provided with the PTF for APAR VM64747 for the zEnterprise 196.
VM651302 z/VM V6.2
z/VM V5.4
EREP/VM support of the zEnterprise EC12
PM497612 z/VM V6.3
z/VM V6.2
z/VM V5.4
High Level Assembler (HLASM) support for new instructions provided by the zEnterprise EC12
OA384182 z/VM V6.3
z/VM V6.2
z/VM V5.4
OSA/SF support for the OSA-Express4S and OSA-Express5S cards installed within the zEnterprise EC12


z/VM service required to run IBM zEnterprise EC12 System at Driver D12
APAR Number z/VM Releases Description
VM65007 z/VM V6.2
z/VM V6.1
z/VM V5.4
Guest exploitation of the zEnterprise EC12 at the level of zEnterprise 196 functionality. Additional exploitation includes support for the new Crypto Express4S card. The required service must be applied as part of installing z/VM on the zEC12.
VM65131 z/VM V6.2
z/VM V6.1
z/VM V5.4
IOCP support of the zEnterprise EC12
VM65046 z/VM V6.2
z/VM V6.1
z/VM V5.4
Performance ToolKit support of the zEnterprise EC12
VM650471 z/VM V6.2
z/VM V6.1
z/VM V5.4
HCD for z/VM support of the zEnterprise EC12
VM647471 z/VM V6.1
z/VM V5.4
HCM for z/VM support of the zEnterprise EC12 requires no additional service beyond what was provided with the PTF for APAR VM64747 for the zEnterprise 196.
VM651302 z/VM V6.2
z/VM V6.1
z/VM V5.4
EREP/VM support of the zEnterprise EC12
PM497612 z/VM V6.3
z/VM V6.2
z/VM V6.1
z/VM V5.4
High Level Assembler (HLASM) support for new instructions provided by the zEnterprise EC12
OA384182 z/VM V6.3
z/VM V6.2
z/VM V6.1
z/VM V5.4
OSA/SF support for the OSA-Express4S and OSA-Express5S cards installed within the zEnterprise EC12

1z/VM 6.1 packaged the 5.4 level of HCD and HCM, therefore the 5.4 PTF must be applied.
2For these stand-alone products, a single PTF applies to all the supported releases, since the product is the same across all z/VM releases.

Note: Pointer to Hardware PSP bucket Upgrade 2827DEVICE, Subset 2827/ZVM. See the ZOS2827 subset of the 2827DEVICE PSP bucket for required service to ICSF for EP11 support as a guest.

The table below provides you with a list of service required in order for z/VM V6.3 (in the base unless otherwise noted), V6.2, and V5.4 to run on IBM zEnterprise System BC12.

z/VM service required to run IBM zEnterprise BC12 System
APAR Number z/VM Releases Description
PM83966 z/VM V6.2 NETSTAT OSAinfo support for the OSA-Express5S adapter
VM65356
VM65360
z/VM V6.3
z/VM V6.2
z/VM V5.4
Support for guests to obtain proper MSU information
VM65007 z/VM V6.2
z/VM V5.4
Guest exploitation of the zEnterprise BC12 at the level of zEnterprise 196 functionality. Additional exploitation includes support for the Crypto Express4S card. The required service must be applied as part of installing z/VM on the zBC12.
VM65046 z/VM V6.2
z/VM V5.4
Performance ToolKit support of the zEnterprise EC12
VM65442 z/VM V6.3
z/VM V6.2
z/VM V5.4
IOCP support of the zEnterprise BC12
VM65236 z/VM V6.3
z/VM V6.2
z/VM V5.4
HCD for z/VM support of the zEnterprise BC12
VM65239 z/VM V6.2
z/VM V5.4
HCM for z/VM support of the zEnterprise BC12. Note for z/VM V6.3, the support is in the base product
VM65130 z/VM V6.3
z/VM V6.2
z/VM V5.4
EREP/VM support of the zEnterprise BC12
PM49761 z/VM V6.3
z/VM V6.2
z/VM V5.4
High Level Assembler (HLASM) support for the new instructions provided by the zEnterprise BC12
OA38418 z/VM V6.3
z/VM V6.2
z/VM V5.4
OSA/SF support for the OSA-Express4S and OSA-Express5S cards installed within the zEnterprise BC12

Note: Pointer to Hardware PSP bucket Upgrade 2828DEVICE, Subset 2828/ZVM.

Links to tables for other required service for z/VM V6.2, V6.1 or V5.4: