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MA45595 - LIC-MEDIA-TAPE-LOOP MOVER LOST FOR MULTIPATH CAPABLE DRIVE

 APAR (Authorized Program Analysis Report)

Abstract

LIC-MEDIA-TAPE-LOOP MOVER LOST FOR MULTIPATH CAPABLE DRIVE

Error Description

If the media mover is not reachable for a multipath capable    
device a failover may loop logging VL2E000533 and VL2E008104    
LIC log entries.                                                

Problem Summary

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* PROBLEM: (MA45595) Licensed Program = 5770999 for i 7.2 and  *
*                                       i 7.3                  *
*           Crash/Hang Requiring an IPL to Recover             *
*            SRC B600 0103                                     *
*           Looping Condition                                  *
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* USERS AFFECTED: All IBM i operating system users.            *
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* RECOMMENDATION: Apply LIC PTF MF62014 for i 7.2.             *
*                 Apply LIC PTF MF62015 for i 7.3.             *
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********                                                        
If the media mover is not reachable for a multipath capable    
device a failover may loop logging VL2E000533 and VL2E008104 LIC
log entries.                                                    

Problem Conclusion

A loop detector has been added to prevent the failover recovery
loop.                                                          

Temporary Fix

                       *********                                
                       * HIPER *                                
                       *********                                

Comments

Circumvention


PTFs Available

R720 MF62014 PTF Cover Letter   6306
R730 MF62015 PTF Cover Letter   6299

Affected Modules

         
         

Affected Publications

Summary Information

Status............................................ CLOSED PER
HIPER........................................... Yes
Component.................................. 9400DG300
Failing Module.......................... RCHMGR
Reported Release................... R720
Duplicate Of..............................




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Document information

More support for: i family

Software version: V7R2M0, V7R3M0

Operating system(s): OS/400

Reference #: MA45595

Modified date: 11 November 2016