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MF59732 - LIC-INCORROUT SLOT GOES INOPERATIVE UPON INSTALLING A CARD I

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LIC-INCORROUT SLOT GOES INOPERATIVE UPON INSTALLING A CARD I


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TYPE PROGRAM  RELEASE   NUMBER   MIN/MAX  OPTION
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NONE



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APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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On a 9117-MMD, upon installing a card in slot 5 of a D/T5877, an
8GB card in slot
4 goes inoperative until they IPL the partition.

CORRECTION FOR APAR MA44300 :
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The following steps described by the customer recreate the
problem.  After problem is encountered, a partition IPL is
required to recover the slot.
1.       FRU Exchange U5877.001.RCH5780-C5.  No card removal,
just ran through the steps.
a.       No change to U5877.001.RCH5780-C4 or C5

2.       FRU Exchange U5877.001.RCH5780-C5.  Unseeded and
reseeded the card.
a.       No change to U5877.001.RCH5780-C4 or C5

3.       FRU Remove and Add. Took out U5877.001.RCH5780-C5 5774
and inserted U5877.001.RCH5780-C5 577D
a.       No change to U5877.001.RCH5780-C4 or C5

4.       FRU Remove and Add. Took out U5877.001.RCH5780-C5 577D
and inserted U5877.001.RCH5780-C5 5774
a.       At the end of the add procedure, system level
activation it stalled out, then finished with a unqualified
success. SRC57FC8300
b.      U5877.001.RCH5780-C5 never went Operational
CMB05            5774-001   Inoperative           Storage
Controller
DC03           5774-001   Not detected          Storage
Controller
MLBENCRYPT     3584-032   Not detected          Tape Library

c.       U5877.001.RCH5780-C4 status never changed from
Operational.

5.       FRU Exchange U5877.001.RCH5780-C5.  Removed card and
verified in holder correctly, installed.
a.       At the beginning of the Exchange  procedure, system
level deactivation finished with a unqualified success. And card
was powered off as expected. Then Removed card and verified in
holder correctly, installed. finished Exchanged
b.      U5877.001.RCH5780-C5 never went Operational
CMB05            5774-001   Inoperative           Storage
Controller
DC03           5774-001   Not detected          Storage
Controller
MLBENCRYPT     3584-032   Not detected          Tape Library

c.       U5877.001.RCH5780-C4 status never changed from
Operational. But noticed the link was different. (Green and
Green, instead of just Green and Yellow)
d.      Did NETSTAT on the interface tied to
U5877.001.RCH5780-C4 and its status is as follows:
172.21.104.39    172.21.104.0     N1ETH03      RCYPND


CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR MA44300 :
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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
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     NONE

Summary Information

System..............................i
Models..............................
Release.............................V7R2M0
Licensed Program...............5770999
APAR Fixed..........................View details for APAR MA44300
Superseded by:......................View fix details for PTF MF99109
Recompile...........................N
Library.............................QSYS
MRI Feature ........................NONE
Cum Level...........................C5135720


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Modified date:
07 February 2015