The system images for build 95 of OpenSolaris for System z are available for download from http://distribution.sinenomine.net/opensolaris. Three packaging choices are available: VMARC, AWSTAPE and a DVD image.
Debian SSL Server Enabler is a preconfigured mainframe Linux system, developed by Sine Nomine Associates and offered for free download, that enables the use of the IBM VM SSL code shipped with z/VM 4.3 and 4.4.
The Debian SSL Server Enabler has been updated to version 0.4.
Sine Nomine Associates is pleased to announce the availability of a BETA TEST version of SysVInit for VM, a utility package that brings UNIX-like startup scripting to the VM operating system.
(this review will appear in Issue 2 OF Make magazine)
Version 0.5 of SysVInit for z/VM and VM/ESA has been released.
Sine Nomine Associates is pleased to announce Version 1.0 of the Debian SSL Enabler, a preconfigured Linux system that enables the use of the IBM VM SSL code shipped with z/VM 4.3, 4.4, and 5.1. It is also possible to use it in conjunction with z/VM 3.1, 4.1, or 4.2, although this is not tested or supported by Sine Nomine Associates.
Novell Inc. has announced the release of the SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server Starter System for System z, which is a pre-built mainframe Linux server that makes it easier for businesses to evaluate Linux on System z. The Starter System was developed by Sine Nomine Associates.