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Where to get LiS (Linux Streams)

Technote (FAQ)


Where can I get the LiS package needed for CS Linux?


Communications Server for Linux requires the open source LiS package. Some older Communications Server for Linux v6.2, v6.4 README files point to an FTP site and Web page, which is no longer active.


Use the level of LiS and the LiS patch as specified in the README for your level of CS Linux.

LiS must be installed following the instructions in the appropriate CS Linux and CS Linux on System z Readme files from:

The LiS package level 2.19-0 can be downloaded from:

or anonymous FTP to using an FTP client:

User ID anonymous
Password anything
Directory /pub/LiS/
Mode binary
Get file name LiS-2.19.0.tgz

Information about the Linux Streams Open Source can be found at the following sites:

- LiS-2.18-0, go to

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Networking Communications Server for Linux on zSeries Linux Red Hat - zSeries, Linux SUSE - zSeries, Linux zSeries 6.2.3, 6.4,

Document information

More support for: Communications Server for Linux

Software version: 6.2.3, 6.4,

Operating system(s): Linux

Reference #: 1247997

Modified date: 19 November 2010

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