opal-utils - OPAL firmware utilities

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package filename opal-utils_6.2-1_amd64.deb
Package name opal-utils
Package version 6.2
Package release 1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category universe/admin
Homepage https://github.com/open-power/skiboot/
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Download size 50.52 KB
Installed size 195.00 KB
This package contains utility programs.
The 'gard' utility, can read, parse and clear hardware gard partitions on
OpenPower platforms.


Package Version Architecture Repository
opal-utils_6.2-1_i386.deb 6.2 i386 Ubuntu Universe
opal-utils - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.14


Type URL
Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
Binary Package opal-utils_6.2-1_amd64.deb
Source Package skiboot

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install opal-utils deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install opal-utils




2019-01-11 - Frédéric Bonnard <frediz@debian.org>
skiboot (6.2-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release 6.2
* Upgrade compat level
* Add Multi-Arch hinter
* Bump Standards-Version
2018-11-22 - Frédéric Bonnard <frediz@debian.org>
skiboot (6.1-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Use file operation used on x86 for ARCH_UNKNOWN
2018-11-16 - Frédéric Bonnard <frediz@debian.org>
skiboot (6.1-3) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Ondřej Nový ]
* d/changelog: Remove trailing whitespaces
[ Frédéric Bonnard ]
* Use default m32 or m64 gcc flag for xscom-utils
* Build opal-utils on any architecture
* Define new package qemu-skiboot to provide skiboot firmware
* Bump Standards-Version (no change needed)
2018-08-02 - Frédéric Bonnard <frediz@debian.org>
skiboot (6.1-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix wrong owner after log is being rotated (Closes: LP: #1785026)
2018-07-30 - Frédéric Bonnard <frediz@debian.org>
skiboot (6.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
* Improve formatting with wrap-and-sort
* Set proper debhelper Build-Depends
* Bump Standards-Version
2018-04-24 - Frédéric Bonnard <frediz@debian.org>
skiboot (5.10~rc4-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix opal-prd spinning and consuming 100% CPU
2018-02-22 - Frédéric Bonnard <frediz@debian.org>
skiboot (5.10~rc4-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version 5.10~rc4 (Closes: LP: #1744710)
* Improve watch file
* Add gbp configuration locally
* Rediff patches
* Update maintainer information
* Use https instead of https where available
* Add Vcs-* URI on salsa.debian.org
* Remove default PNOR device since autodetected now
* Remove upstart support
* Install man pages from the source
* Add getsram utility in the package (Closes: #874386)
* Avoid running tests on unsupported platforms
* Make use of Debian provided DEB_VERSION_UPSTREAM
* Improve logging support
* Bump Standards-Version (upstart support dropped)
* Bump compatibility level to 11 (dh systemd addon removed)
2017-03-08 - Frederic Bonnard <frediz@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
skiboot (5.4.3-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
* d/patches/fix-hardening-for-opal-gard.patch removed as it's applied upstream
* d/control :
- added Depends on lsb-base for opal-prd.init
- added ppc64 arch
* d/rules :
- proper clean is almost done by upstream, override_dh_auto_clean stripped
- enabled tests where they make sense
* d/patches/fix-distclean-for-gard-and-xscom-utils.patch : remaining cleanup
to be forwarded upstream
* d/opal-prd.socket : removed
d/opal-prd.service : linked to upstream service file
we now use service file from upstream that doesn't use systemd's socket
: opal-prd already does all the socket handling.
* d/patches/opal-prd-service-file-improvements.patch : added to handle man
page and /etc/default/opal-prd properly (Closes: LP : #1549098)
* Use upstream manpage :
d/opal-prd.8 : fixes were applied upstream
d/opal-prd.manpages : use upstream manpage
* d/patches/direct-systemd-to-always-restart-opal-prd.patch : applying
upstream patch in advance to restart opal-prd irrespective of why it
stopped.  (Closes: LP : #1671019)
2016-09-06 - Frederic Bonnard <frediz@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
skiboot (5.3.3-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
* Build and distribute getscom, putscom, pflash. Created basic manpages
(Closes: #836405))
* Changed d/opal-prd.docs, d/opal-utils.docs because README got renamed to
2016-07-18 - Frederic Bonnard <frediz@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
skiboot (5.2.4-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Forced no-pie for Ubuntu 16.10 as previous change was not enough : in 16.10
gcc's default change to build PIE by default.

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