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MF59446 - TCPIP-ACT-THREADS-UNPRED ETH LINK AGGREAGTION, PING FAILS UN

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Abstract

TCPIP-ACT-THREADS-UNPRED ETH LINK AGGREAGTION, PING FAILS UN


Pre/Co-Requisite PTF / Fix List

REQ  LICENSED           PTF/FIX  LEVEL

TYPE PROGRAM  RELEASE   NUMBER   MIN/MAX  OPTION
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NONE



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APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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Client has configured Ethernet Link Aaggregation with 2 ports
connected to the switch.

If he disconnect both lines and reconnect the lines the
connection will not go to a status that the system can be
reached again.
Client need manually vary off and vary on the line to get the
connection to the system working again.

CORRECTION FOR APAR MA44161 :
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Licensed internal code has been changed to allow aggregate
Ethernet lines to recover connectivity after all links have
dropped.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR MA44161 :
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None.


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Supersedes

PTF/FIX NO(S).  APAR TITLE LINE
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     NONE

Summary Information

System.............................. i
Models..............................
Release............................. V7R2M0
Licensed Program............... 5770999
APAR Fixed.......................... View details for APAR MA44161
Superseded by:...................... View fix details for PTF MF99109
Recompile........................... N
Library............................. QSYS
MRI Feature ........................ NONE
Cum Level........................... C5135720


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Document information

More support for: i family

Software version: V7R2M0

Operating system(s): OS/400

Reference #: MF59446

Modified date: 09 January 2015