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MA47139 - LIC-UNPRED POWER9 MH FIRMWARE PTF HANG

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 APAR (Authorized Program Analysis Report)

Abstract

LIC-UNPRED POWER9 MH FIRMWARE PTF HANG

Error Description

Applying or installing MH PTFs (power firmware PTF) through a  
Power9 service partition on R720 will result in a hang.        

Problem Summary

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* PROBLEM: (MA47139) Licensed Program = 5770999 for i 7.2      *
*           Looping Condition                                  *
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* USERS AFFECTED: All IBM i operating system users.            *
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* RECOMMENDATION: Apply LIC PTF MF65082 for i 7.2.             *
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Please see the ERROR DESCRIPTION section.                      

Problem Conclusion

This problem only affects Power9 IBM i service partitions at    
R720 installing MH PTFs. Power7 and Power8 will not see this    
hang at R720. R730 or HMC-managed servers will not see this    
hang, either.                                                  

Temporary Fix

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

Comments

Circumvention


PTFs Available

R720 MF65082 PTF Cover Letter   8249

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

Modified date:
13 October 2018