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MF51833 - SRC63A09101-HLIC-94XXTAP Greater than 32 hosts

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Abstract

SRC63A09101-HLIC-94XXTAP Greater than 32 hosts


Pre/Co-Requisite PTF / Fix List

REQ  LICENSED      PTF/FIX  LEVEL

TYPE PROGRAM  REL  NUMBER   MIN/MAX  OPTION
---- -------- ---  -------  -------  ------
NONE



NOTICE:
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Application of this PTF may disable or render ineffective programs that
use system memory addresses not generated by the IBM translator,
including programs that circumvent control technology designed to limit
interactive capacity to purchased levels.  This PTF may be a prerequisite
for future PTFs.  By applying this PTF you authorize and agree to the
foregoing.

This PTF is subject to the terms of the 'IBM License Agreement for Machine
Code', the terms of which were provided in a printed document that was
delivered with the machine.

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MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON INFRINGEMENT,
REGARDING THE PTF.


APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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A tape operation may fail with SRC63A09101 when more than 32
hosts are attached to a tape drive in a fibre channel Storage
Area Network.

CORRECTION FOR APAR 'MA40287' :
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The tape IOP code has been changed to correctly handle errors
when there are more than 32 hosts attached to a tape drive in a
fibre channel Storage Area Network.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR 'MA40287' :
----------------------------------
None.


Activation Instructions


None.




Special Instructions

This is a PTF for Tape IOP licensed internal code.  To fully activate
it all the tape controllers and devices associated with the IOP must be
varied off, then VARY ON one of them with a RESET(*YES).
If it is not possible to vary on with the RESET(*YES) option,
you must IPL the system to activate this PTF.

To activate this PTF for an IOP
that will allow VARY ON with RESET(*YES):

1.  Vary off all tape controllers and tape devices attached to the IOP.
2.  Vary on one of the controllers or devices under the IOP using
For Controllers:
VRYCFG CFGOBJ(The controller) CFGTYPE(*CTL) RESET(*YES)

For Devices without Tape Controllers:
VRYCFG CFGOBJ(The device) CFGTYPE(*DEV) RESET(*YES)

and other parameters as would normally be done.
3.  Vary on all of the other controllers and devices normally.


Default Instructions

THIS PTF CAN BE APPLIED IMMEDIATE OR DELAYED.



Supersedes

PTF/FIX NO(S).  APAR TITLE LINE
--------------  ------------------------------------------------------------
     NONE

Summary Information

System..............................i
Models..............................
Release.............................V7R1M0
Licensed Program...............5770999
APAR Fixed..........................View details for APAR MA40287
Superseded by:......................View fix details for PTF MF56106
Recompile...........................N
Library.............................QSYS
MRI Feature ........................NONE
Cum Level...........................C1116710


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Document Information

Modified date:
06 December 2010