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IO25603: NEW FUNCTION - NEW PARTITION TYPE FW SUPPORT

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APAR status

  • Closed as new function.

Error description

  • New function support.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All users of HCM who want to define MCS                      *
    * (Master Control Service) firmware partition.                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * Please see problem summary.                                  *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Install the PTF.                                             *
    ****************************************************************
    Align with HCD to allow users to define MCS
    (Master Control Service) firmware partition.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Enhancement:
    For z/OS V1R13, V2R1, V2R2 and V2R3 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.
    SC34267030
    
    It is recommended to install the HCD PTFs for
    APAR OA54912 first.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • KEYWORDS: R3906/K
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IO25603

  • Reported component name

    MVS HDWARE CFG.

  • Reported component ID

    569711900

  • Reported release

    F10

  • Status

    CLOSED UR1

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    YesSpecatt / New Function / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-08-30

  • Closed date

    2018-08-20

  • Last modified date

    2018-11-02

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

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

    UO01879 UO01880 UO01881 UO01882

Modules/Macros

  • EEQINSTM
    

Publications Referenced
SC34267030    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    MVS HDWARE CFG.

  • Fixed component ID

    569711900

Applicable component levels

  • RF10 PSY UO01882

       UP18/10/02 P F810  

  • RD10 PSY UO01880

       UP18/10/02 P F810  

  • RG10 PSY UO01879

       UP18/10/02 P F810  

  • RE10 PSY UO01881

       UP18/10/02 P F810  

Fix is available

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Document Information

Modified date:
02 November 2018