How to use SMC?

You have heard about SMC but wonder how to set up shared memory communications? Read more on Stefan Raspl's article about SMC for Linux on IBM Z.

s390-tools 2.6.0 released

The s390-tools 2.6.0 version has been released today. You can obtain it on GitHub.

Besides some fixes, it introduces a new utility called zkey-cryptsetup.

So what can you do with it? zkey-cryptsetup helps you with updating your secure keys used for disk encryption.  Use it when a master key change for IBM Crypto Express adapters requires an update of your secure keys.

Sounds cryptic? Watch this space, I plan for an article about it.

SHARE St. Louis 2018

The SHARE 2018 starts next week in St. Louis, Missouri. As usual, people from the German Linux on Z team will be around and talk about various topics. For program details, see the Linux and VM.

If you are also there, don't miss these sessions:

Discover technologies:
Tune performance:

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