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VM65598: NEW FUNCTION - NEW PARTITION TYPE FW SUPPORT

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APAR status

  • Closed as new function.

Error description

  • Support to allow users to define MCS (Master Control Service)
    firmware partition.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All users of HCM who want to define MCS      *
    *                 (Master Control Service) firmware            *
    *                 partition.                                   *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Support to allow users to define MCS    *
    (Master Control Service) firmware partition.
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION: Install the PTF.                             *
    ****************************************************************
    Enhancement:
    For z/VM 6.4, z/VM 7.1 HCM, this APAR offers:
    
    1. Support for new partition type for the processor types 3906
    and 3907.
    1.1 The new partition type is called FW.
    1.2 The new partition type is only supported by partition
    number B in the highest channel subsystem of the processor.
    1.3 The name of MCS firmware partition is required to be MCS_1.
    
    
    Documentation updates:
    Reference to enhancement.
    For more information, please see the Hardware Configuration
    Manager User's Guide.
    
    
    It is recommended to install the HCD PTFs for
    APAR VM66130 first.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

  • Enhancement:
    For z/VM 6.4, z/VM 7.1 HCM, this APAR offers:
    
    1. Support for new partition type for the processor types 3906
    and 3907.
    1.1 The new partition type is called FW.
    1.2 The new partition type is only supported by partition
    number B in the highest channel subsystem of the processor.
    1.3 The name of MCS firmware partition is required to be MCS_1.
    
    
    Documentation updates:
    Reference to enhancement.
    For more information, please see the Hardware Configuration
    Manager User's Guide.
    
    
    It is recommended to install the HCD PTFs for
    APAR VM66130 first.
     KEYWORDS: D/T3906,D/T3907,Driver D36
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    VM65598

  • Reported component name

    HCD/HCM

  • Reported component ID

    568411219

  • Reported release

    640

  • Status

    CLOSED UR1

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    YesSpecatt / New Function / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2018-02-26

  • Closed date

    2018-10-09

  • Last modified date

    2018-10-15

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

    UM35271 UM35288

Modules/Macros

  • EEQINSTM
    

Publications Referenced
SC34267030    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    HCD/HCM

  • Fixed component ID

    568411219

Applicable component levels

  • R640 PSY UM35271

       UP18/10/12 I 1000

  • R710 PSY UM35288

       UP18/10/12 I 1000

Fix is available

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Document Information

Modified date:
15 October 2018