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MF60157 - LIC-INCORROUT Native Flash volumes do not report after corre

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Abstract

LIC-INCORROUT Native Flash volumes do not report after corre


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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If a Flash Systems volume is created with the incorrect 512-byte
sector size and assigned to a natively-attached FibreChannel
port in the IBM i partition, a Product Activity Log entry is
written with an SRC ending in 3400, and no disk unit appears.
Removing the device and creating a new device with the correct
4096-byte sector size does not result in a new disk unit being
created until the partition is IPLed.

CORRECTION FOR APAR MA44619 :
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Licensed internal code has been changed to allow rediscovery of
Flash Systems disk units that are removed and re-added with the
correct block size after having been rejected because of an
incorrect block size.  In addition, the initial error log has
been changed so that the last 4 digits of the SRC are 3020 or
3021 to reflect a configuration error.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR MA44619 :
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IPL the partition after removing all volumes with incorrect
block size.


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 MA44619
Superseded by:......................View fix details for PTF MF99109
Recompile...........................N
Library.............................QSYS
MRI Feature ........................NONE
Cum Level...........................C5310720


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Modified date:
19 May 2015