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SLES 11 kernel does not support s390x vx instructions

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major - P3
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: 3.3.12
    • Component/s: Build
    • Labels:
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    • Backwards Compatibility:
      Fully Compatible
    • Operating System:
      ALL
    • Sprint:
      Platforms 2016-08-26, Platforms 2016-09-19
    • Linked BF Score:
      0

      Description

      On SLES 11, the VX instructions are not supported. Support for this was added in 3.18: https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/80703617

      Kernel Version: Linux sles11-z-2 3.0.101-68-default

      > cat /proc/cpuinfo
      vendor_id       : IBM/S390
      # processors    : 4
      bogomips per cpu: 20325.00
      features        : esan3 zarch stfle msa ldisp eimm dfp etf3eh highgprs
      processor 0: version = FF,  identification = 046A77,  machine = 2964
      processor 1: version = FF,  identification = 046A77,  machine = 2964
      processor 2: version = FF,  identification = 046A77,  machine = 2964
      processor 3: version = FF,  identification = 046A77,  machine = 2964
      

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