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MF63139 - LIC-MEDIA-OPT-MSGOPT1872 REQUEST TIMED OUT

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Abstract

LIC-MEDIA-OPT-MSGOPT1872 REQUEST TIMED OUT


Pre/Co-Requisite PTF / Fix List

REQ  LICENSED           PTF/FIX  LEVEL

TYPE PROGRAM  RELEASE   NUMBER   MIN/MAX  OPTION
---- -------- --------- -------  -------  ------
TR   5770999  V7R3M0    MF99202   00/00    0000



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APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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Save intermittently fails with MSGOPT1872 "Optical request timed
out or was cancelled". Problem is due to the optical hardware
driver incorrectly managing the outstanding operation count to a
pure virtual device.

CORRECTION FOR APAR MA46148 :
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Apply this fix to correct the operation counter so that
operations are properly scheduled.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR MA46148 :
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Operations other than the save that do I/O to the same device
(e.g. WRKIMGCLGE or WRKOPTVOL option 5=Display (DSPOPT) can
cause this problem. Try to avoid "checking" progress while the
save is running.


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Supersedes

PTF/FIX NO(S).  APAR TITLE LINE
--------------  ------------------------------------------------------------
   MF61006      LIC-MEDIA-OPT-PERFM PERFM PROBLEM WITH VIRTUAL IMAGE CATALOG

Summary Information

System.............................. i
Models..............................
Release............................. V7R3M0
Licensed Program............... 5770999
APAR Fixed.......................... View details for APAR MA46148
Superseded by:...................... View fix details for PTF MF99206
Recompile........................... N
Library............................. QSYS
MRI Feature ........................ NONE
Cum Level........................... C7283730


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Document information

More support for: i family

Software version: V7R3M0

Operating system(s): OS/400

Reference #: MF63139

Modified date: 27 February 2017