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z/VM Version 6 Release 1 Architecture Level Set

z/VM V6.1 will operate on: IBM zEnterprise System (z196 and z114), IBM System z10 or equivalent server.

Specifically, the architecture level required by z/VM V6.1 is z/Architecture with the following facilities:

  • Compare-and-swap-and-store facility
  • Compare-and-swap-and-store facility 2
  • DAT-enhancement facility 1
  • DAT-enhancement facility 2
  • Decimal-floating-point facility
  • ETF2-enhancement facility
  • ETF3-enhancement facility
  • Execute-extensions facility
  • Extended-immediate facility
  • Extended-translation facility 2
  • Extended-translation facility 3
  • Floating-point-support enhancement facilities (comprising the FPR-GR-loading, FPS-sign-handling, and DFP-rounding facilities)
  • General-instructions-extension facility
  • Long-displacement facility
  • Message-security assist
  • Move-with-optional-specifications facility
  • Parsing-enhancement facility
  • PFPO facility
  • Store-clock-fast facility
  • Store-facility-list-extended facility

Refer to z/Architecture Principles of Operation, Chapter 1 for descriptions of these facilities.

Return to z/VM V6.1 Resources .