IBM - Service and productivity tools for Linux on POWER

Service and productivity tools

For Linux on POWER systems

Support for individual service and productivity tools

See Support terms for designations in table.

PackageRHEL 7RHEL 6RHEL 5SLES11SLES10
IBM Flash Adapter utility
(rsxx-utils)
n/aIBMn/an/an/a
Platform Enablement Library
(librtas)
IBMIBMDistro
(as ppc64-utils package)
IBMIBM
SRCIBMIBMIBMIBMIBM
RSCT Core UtilsIBMIBMIBMIBMIBM
RSCT CoreIBMIBMIBMIBMIBM
ServiceRMIBMIBMIBMIBMIBM
DynamicRMIBMIBMIBMIBMIBM
ncurses-libsDistroDistron/an/an/a
readlineDistroDistron/an/an/a
sqliteDistroDistroDistroDistron/a
sg3-utilsDistroDistron/aDistron/a
libgccDistroDistron/an/an/a
libstdc++DistroDistron/an/an/a
zlibDistroDistron/aDistron/a
iprutilsSourced from:
IBM - IBM
Distro - Distro
Sourced from:
IBM - IBM
Distro - Distro
Sourced from:
IBM - IBM
Distro - Distro
Sourced from:
IBM - IBM
Distro - Distro
Sourced from:
IBM - IBM
Distro - Distro
Hardware Inventory
(lsvpd and libvpd)
IBMIBMDistro
(as ppc64-utils package)
IBMIBM
ServiceLog
LibServiceLog
IBMIBMIBMIBMIBM
Service Aids
(powerpc-utils)
Sourced from:
IBM - IBM
Distro - Distro
Sourced from:
IBM - IBM
Distro - Distro
Distro
(as ppc64-utils package)
Sourced from:
IBM - IBM
Distro - Distro
Distro
powerpc-utils-pythonDistroIBMn/aDistron/a
SLES10 add-on for Service Aidsn/an/an/an/aIBM
Error Log Analysis
(ppc64-diag)
IBMIBMIBMIBMIBM
Inventory ScoutIBMIBMIBMIBMIBM

Fedora

Fedora packages are provided with no formal support. Questions may be posted at the Support for the IBM Service and Productivity Tools topic of the Think PowerLinux Community.


Additional packages
PackageRHEL 7RHEL 6RHEL 5SLES11SLES10
nmon for LinuxYesYesYesYesYes
To get support or ask questions, use the Performance Tools Forum
Note: Make sure the question title includes "nmon for Linux".
pseries energy7.0 and later6.0 and latern/aSP1 and latern/a
Post questions on the Support for the IBM Service and Productivity Tools topic of the Think PowerLinux Community.
ESA7.0 and later6.1 and latern/aSP1 and latern/a
Refer to the ESA documentation shipped with the product
Large Page Analysis (lpa)n/a6.3 and latern/aSLES11 SP2 and latern/a
For support, you can post questions about Large Page Analysis on the PowerLinux Community Message Board on developerWorks.
Performance Management (ibmPMLinux)YesYesYesYesYes
For support, you can post questions about IBM Performanagement Agent for IBM PowerLinux on the PowerLinux Community Message Board on developerWorks.

Look for the topic "Performance Management Agent for IBM PowerLinux"

Support terms

  1. IBM

    The packages available for download via this site (both Open Source and IBM Proprietary) are provided by IBM under the "International License Agreement for Non-Warranted Programs" (ILAN).

    Voice Support for these tools is provided by the IBM Linux Support Line Offering.

    Otherwise, questions may be posted at the Support for the IBM Service and Productivity Tools topic on the Think PowerLinux Community.


  2. Distro

    Packages referenced on this site but provided by the distribution (Distro) media are supported by the IBM Linux Support Line or Distro (Red Hat or SUSE), depending on the vendor providing support for your Linux operating system.

    Otherwise, questions may be posted at the Support for the IBM Service and Productivity Tools topic on the Think PowerLinux Community.


  3. Community

    Applies to Fedora packages. Fedora package are provided AS-IS, without any formal support. However, questions may be posted at the Support for the IBM Service and Productivity Tools topic on the Think PowerLinux Community


  4. N/A

    Does not apply to this Distribution

Note: Packages not listed here, but used with the RAS Tools Stack for Linux on POWER are supported by the package provider.

Linux on IBM

Readme first issues!

Urgent information that alerts you to problems you can avoid during Linux install on IBM systems.

Prerequisite flow

The following chart shows the dependencies and prerequisites among the service and productivity tools for PowerLinux servers.


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