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MF59973 - LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Multipath error recovery improvements

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Abstract

LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Multipath error recovery improvements


Pre/Co-Requisite PTF / Fix List

REQ  LICENSED           PTF/FIX  LEVEL

TYPE PROGRAM  RELEASE   NUMBER   MIN/MAX  OPTION
---- -------- --------- -------  -------  ------
CO   5770999  V7R2M0    MF59974   00/00    0000
CO   5770999  V7R2M0    MF59863   00/00    0000



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APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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Some path failures that should be recovered fail with a URC 9903
and a failed device.

CORRECTION FOR APAR MA44519 :
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Apply this fix to improve the device driver error recovery for
multipath tape drives.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR MA44519 :
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None.


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Supersedes

PTF/FIX NO(S).  APAR TITLE LINE
--------------  ------------------------------------------------------------
   MF59861      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Busy ProtecTier may not properly report to th
   MF59266      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Tape position after rewind when tape degraded
   MF58992      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Prepare for future function
   MF58992      OSP-SRC21079903 SRC21079903. (9903) SHOULD BE LOGGING AGAINS
   MF58936      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Missing TAPMLB robot
   MF58431      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Prepare For Future Function
   MF58431      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Read may fail when drive attached to USB 3.0
   MF58164      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Prepare for future function
   MF58164      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE-SRCB6005121-UNPRED SYSTEM FAILED DURING ERROR
   MF57733      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Improved FFDC for Robotic Operations
   MF57892      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Prepare for future function.

Summary Information

System..............................i
Models..............................
Release.............................V7R2M0
Licensed Program...............5770999
APAR Fixed..........................View details for APAR MA44519
Superseded by:......................View fix details for PTF MF66855
Recompile...........................N
Library.............................QSYS
MRI Feature ........................NONE
Cum Level...........................C5310720


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Modified date:
14 May 2020