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Red Hat 7.7 Released with s390x Support

This week Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7, the last release in the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 platform, came out. As with releases stretching back several years, this release has support for IBM Z, the s390x architecture.

Red Hat's press release can be found here: Red Hat Drives Cloud-Native Flexibility, Enhances Operational Security with Latest Version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

General release notes for RHEL 7.7 are available and include important changes to external Linux kernel parameters, including mitigations related to s390x.

If you're not running RHEL on IBM Z yet, you can visit the IBM Z Architecture - Installation and Booting guide to learn how to get started.