Last Updated: 4 August 2020


z/VM Version 7 Release 2 Architecture Level Set


z/VM 7.2 supports the following IBM Z and IBM LinuxONE servers:

  • IBM z15 Models T01 and T02
  • LinuxONE III Models LT1 and LT2
  • IBM z14 Models M01, M02, M03, M04, M05, and ZR1
  • LinuxONE Emperor II
  • LinuxONE Rockhopper II
  • z13
  • z13s
  • LinuxONE Emperor
  • LinuxONE Rockhopper

Specifically, the architecture level required by z/VM 7.2 is z/Architecture with the following facilities:

  • Compare-and-swap-and-store facility and facility 2
  • Constrained-transactional-execution facility
  • DAT-enhancement facilities 1 and 2
  • Decimal-floating-point facility
  • Decimal-floating-point packed-conversion facility
  • Decimal-floating-point zoned-conversion facility
  • Distinct-operands facility
  • Enhanced-DAT facility 1
  • Enhanced suppression on protection
  • ETF2-enhancement facility
  • ETF3-enhancement facility
  • Execute-extensions facility
  • Execution-hint facility
  • Extended-immediate facility
  • Extended-translation facilities 2 and 3
  • Fast-BCR-serialization facility
  • Floating-point-support enhancement facilities (comprising the FPR-GR-transfer, FPS-sign-handling, and DFP-rounding facilities)
  • General-instructions-extension facility
  • High-word facility
  • Interlocked-access facilities 1 and 2v
  • List-directed initial-program-load
  • Load-and-trap facility
  • Load-and-zero-rightmost-byte facility
  • Load-program-parameter facility
  • Load/store-on-condition facilities 1 and 2
  • Long-displacement facility
  • Message-security assist
  • Miscellaneous-instruction-extensions facility 1
  • Move-with-optional-specifications facility
  • Parsing-enhancement facility
  • PFPO facility
  • Population-count facility
  • Processor-assist facility
  • Store-clock-fast facility
  • Store-facility-list-extended facility
  • Transactional-execution facility
  • Vector facility for z/Architecture

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

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