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MF65111 - LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Improved Diagnostics

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Abstract

LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Improved Diagnostics


Pre/Co-Requisite PTF / Fix List

REQ  LICENSED           PTF/FIX  LEVEL

TYPE PROGRAM  RELEASE   NUMBER   MIN/MAX  OPTION
---- -------- --------- -------  -------  ------
PRE  5770999  V7R2M0    MF59075   00/00    0000
CO   5770999  V7R2M0    MF65109   00/00    0000
CO   5770999  V7R2M0    MF63917   00/00    0000
CO   5770999  V7R2M0    MF61618   00/00    0000
CO   5770999  V7R2M0    MF60595   00/00    0000



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APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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Additional advanced analysis macro changes are needed.

CORRECTION FOR APAR MA47155 :
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Minor advanced analysis macros changes have been made.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR MA47155 :
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None.


Activation Instructions


None.




Special Instructions


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THE FOLLOWING ARE SUPERSEDED SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS. IF THE SUPERSEDED
PTF HAS ALREADY BEEN APPLIED AND ITS SPECIAL INSTRUCTION FOLLOWED,
IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO FOLLOW THAT SPECIAL INSTRUCTION AGAIN.
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SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUPERSEDED PTF MF65029 :
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Use the following steps to set the preferred path using the iotapepaths
Advanced analysis macro:
1. From the Use Dedicated Service Tools or System Service
Tools display, select Start a Service Tool.
2. From the Start a Service Tool display, select
Display/Alter/Dump.
3. From the Display/Alter/Dump Output Device display, select
Display/Alter storage.
4. From the Select Data display, select Licensed Internal
Code (LIC) data.
5. From the Select LIC data display, page down and select
Advanced analysis
6. From the Select Advanced Analysis Command, type a 1 in
the option field next to the blank line and enter
iotapepaths as the command.
7. From the Specify Advanced Analysis Options display enter
the tape device resource name associated with the
preferred path you want to set, followed by the parameter
-PREFER to change the preferred path.

Example:
Specify Advanced Analysis Options

Output device  . . . . . . :   Display

Type options, press Enter.

Command . . . . :   IOTAPEPATHS

Options . . . . .   tap02 -PREFER

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUPERSEDED PTF MF60425 :
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iotapepaths advanced analysis macro:
The first input parameter is a hardware resource name, one of
1. Blank        Report all tape resources
2. IOP name     Report tape resources configured on this IOP
3. TapeLibrary  Report tape resources associated with this
logical tape library
4. TapeDevice   Report all the paths to the resource
Additional keywords may be specified:
-NOHEAD         Omit the title line from the output
-VIEW sort      Specify how the output is sorted, where sort is:
LIBRARY   Report drives under controlling library
DEVICE    Report all paths to a drive when the first one
is encountered in the report output.

Output format:
Columns  Title            Meaning
1-10     RSC_NAME__       Hardware Resource Name reported
12-19    CCIN-MOD         Device type and model
21-35    SERIAL_________  Device serial number
37-40    PATH             Tape device path number
42-51    LIBRARY___       Tape library if device is in a library
53-54    CP               Number of control paths
56-65    IOP_______       controlling IOP resource name
67-70    PORT             IOP port the device is attached to
71-87    STATUS__________ Description of device status
89-104   WWID____________ Device world wide ID
106-113  LEVEL___         Firmware level active in the device


Default Instructions

THIS PTF CAN BE APPLIED IMMEDIATE OR DELAYED.



Supersedes

PTF/FIX NO(S).  APAR TITLE LINE
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   MF63923      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Improved Diagnostics
   MF62949      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Improved Diagnostics
   MF61620      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Diagnostic Improvements
   MF61407      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE MULTIPATH IMPROVEMENTS
   MF60800      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Diagnostic Improvements
   MF60594      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Diagnostic Improvements
   MF60202      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Diagnostic Improvements
   MF60028      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Prepare for future function
   MF59384      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Prepare for future function
   MF58079      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Diagnostic Improvements
   MF65029      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE SET PREFERRED PATH
   MF60894      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE iotapepaths macro output has duplicate librar
   MF60425      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Advanced Analysis Tape Path Report

Summary Information

System.............................. i
Models..............................
Release............................. V7R2M0
Licensed Program............... 5770999
APAR Fixed.......................... View details for APAR MA47155
Superseded by:...................... View fix details for PTF MF66238
Recompile........................... N
Library............................. QSYS
MRI Feature ........................ NONE
Cum Level........................... C9123720


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Document information

More support for: i family

Software version: V7R2M0

Operating system(s): OS/400

Reference #: MF65111

Modified date: 27 November 2018