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MF60031 - LIC-DISK-INCORROUT NPIV FlashSystem 4K volume doesn't show u

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Abstract

LIC-DISK-INCORROUT NPIV FlashSystem 4K volume doesn't show u


Pre/Co-Requisite PTF / Fix List

REQ  LICENSED           PTF/FIX  LEVEL

TYPE PROGRAM  RELEASE   NUMBER   MIN/MAX  OPTION
---- -------- --------- -------  -------  ------
TR   5770999  V7R2M0    MF99102   00/00    0000



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APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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Incorrectly mapped an unsupported 512-byte block FlashSystem
volume instead of a supported 4K block volume to an IBM i 6B25
virtual Fibre Channel client adapter. After unmapping the
512-byte volume, creating a new 4K volume, and mapping the new
volume to the IBM i host using the same logical unit number
(LUN), the new volume never shows up under the 6B25 adapter
unless the virtual IOP or the partition is reIPLed.

CORRECTION FOR APAR MA44558 :
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The 6B25 client adapter Licensed Internal Code will change to
detect that the unsupported volume has been unmapped by the
storage system provided a delay of at least 30 seconds occurs
between the unmapping of the old volume and the mapping of the
new volume. This will permit the new volume to be recognized and
a new disk resource created.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR MA44558 :
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Map the new volume to a previously unused LUN value.


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Summary Information

System..............................i
Models..............................
Release.............................V7R2M0
Licensed Program...............5770999
APAR Fixed..........................View details for APAR MA44558
Superseded by:......................View fix details for PTF MF99109
Recompile...........................N
Library.............................QSYS
MRI Feature ........................NONE
Cum Level...........................C5310720


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Modified date:
04 May 2015