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MF64762 - LIC-OTHER-SRCB600690B ON SAS D-MODE IPL FROM TAPE DEVICE.

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Abstract

LIC-OTHER-SRCB600690B ON SAS D-MODE IPL FROM TAPE DEVICE.


Pre/Co-Requisite PTF / Fix List

REQ  LICENSED           PTF/FIX  LEVEL

TYPE PROGRAM  RELEASE   NUMBER   MIN/MAX  OPTION
---- -------- --------- -------  -------  ------
TR   5770999  V7R2M0    MF99108   00/00    0000



NOTICE:
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APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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An alternate IPL from a SAS tape device may fail with B600690B
when a SAS adapter firmware update is required during the
alternate IPL. This fix is hiper.  Although IBM is not aware of
this issue being experienced in the field, it impacts the
customer's ability to reinstall licensed internal code from tape
in a catastrophic failure scenario.  IBM recommends that the fix
be applied as soon as possible.

CORRECTION FOR APAR 'MA46971' :
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Tracking of the current tape position on an alternate IPL from a
SAS tape device during adapter firmware update has been
resolved.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR 'MA46971' :
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None.


Activation Instructions

None.




Special Instructions

This PTF should be permanently applied.


Default Instructions

THIS IS A DELAYED PTF TO BE APPLIED AT IPL TIME.



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 MA46971
Superseded by:...................... View fix details for PTF MF99109
Recompile........................... N
Library............................. QSYS
MRI Feature ........................ NONE
Cum Level........................... C8249720


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Document information

More support for: i family

Software version: V7R2M0

Operating system(s): OS/400

Reference #: MF64762

Modified date: 13 March 2018