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MF51192 - LIC-UNPRED - MH Power 7 PTF apply fails with Function Check

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Abstract

LIC-UNPRED - MH Power 7 PTF apply fails with Function Check


Pre/Co-Requisite PTF / Fix List

REQ  LICENSED      PTF/FIX  LEVEL

TYPE PROGRAM  REL  NUMBER   MIN/MAX  OPTION
---- -------- ---  -------  -------  ------
NONE



NOTICE:
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foregoing.

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REGARDING THE PTF.





APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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When trying to apply the latest MH firmware PTF for Power 7
firmware, the APYPTF operation can fail with an MCH3601 error.
This is happening because the latest Power 7 PTF is too large
for the existing amount of space in LIC.  his only affects Power
7 users.

CORRECTION FOR APAR MA39979 :
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Increased the space in LIC to allow for the larger Power 7
firmware PTF.  This only affects Power 7 users.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR MA39979 :
--------------------------------
None.


Activation Instructions


None.




Special Instructions


None.


Default Instructions

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



Supersedes

PTF/FIX NO(S).  APAR TITLE LINE
--------------  ------------------------------------------------------------
   MF50836      MSGCPF7206 applying cumulative PTF package.
   MF50629      LIC-UNPRED LINKLOADER HEAP DEALLOCATION
   MF50003      LIC-UNPRED UNRESOLVED EXTERNALS FOR MODULES IN TEMP APPLIED
   MF49038      LIC-OTHER PREPARE FOR TECHNOLOGY REFRESH PART 3
   MF48483      LIC-OTHER PREPARE FOR TECHNOLOGY REFRESH
   MF48279      LIC-OTHER MACRO INFORMATION ENHANCEMENTS
   MF48620      LIC-OTHER PREPARE FOR TECHNOLOGY REFRESH PART 2

Summary Information

System..............................i
Models..............................
Release.............................V7R1M0
Licensed Program...............5770999
APAR Fixed..........................View details for APAR MA39979
Superseded by:......................View fix details for PTF MF67794
Recompile...........................N
Library.............................QSYS
MRI Feature ........................NONE
Cum Level...........................C1116710


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Modified date:
19 October 2020