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VM65986: NEW FUNCTION : GUEST INSTRUCTION-EXECUTION-PROTECTION SUPPORT

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APAR status

  • Closed as new function.

Error description

  • Enable guest use of instruction-execution-protection facility
    on IBM z14 and LinuxONE Emperor II.
    

Local fix

  • N/A
    

Problem summary

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    * USERS AFFECTED: All installations running z/VM on an IBM z14 *
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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
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    * RECOMMENDATION: APPLY PTF                                    *
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    Support available in z/VM for IBM z14
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

  • This APAR enables guest use of the
    instruction-execution-protection facility on z/VM 6.4.0 on the
    IBM z14 and IBM LinuxONE Emperor II (D/T3906), when the guest OS
    (e.g. z/OS or Linux) includes support to exploit the facility.
    Guest support is also included for the
    enhanced-suppression-on-protection facility 2.
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    VM65986

  • Reported component name

    VM CP

  • Reported component ID

    568411202

  • Reported release

    640

  • Status

    CLOSED UR1

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    YesSpecatt / New Function / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-02-06

  • Closed date

    2017-12-05

  • Last modified date

    2018-12-14

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

    UM35255

Modules/Macros

  • HCPARD   HCPBIE   HCPCDR   HCPEQUAT HCPHVV   HCPKEY   HCPPAGG
    HCPPAGTE HCPPRG   HCPRTEBK HCPSEGG  HCPSEGTE HCPSI2GB HCPSTR
    HCPTSKBK HCPVAT   HCPVDU   HCPVOP   HCPVOPBK HCPWAT   HCPWIS
    HCPWKY   HCPWVS   HCPWZD
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    VM CP

  • Fixed component ID

    568411202

Applicable component levels

  • R640 PSY UM35255

       UP17/12/11 P 1802  

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Document information

More support for: z/VM family

Software version: 640

Operating system(s): z/VM

Reference #: VM65986

Modified date: 14 December 2018