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MF55601 - LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Partition Mobility

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Abstract

LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Partition Mobility


Pre/Co-Requisite PTF / Fix List

REQ  LICENSED      PTF/FIX  LEVEL

TYPE PROGRAM  REL  NUMBER   MIN/MAX  OPTION
---- -------- ---  -------  -------  ------
PRE  5770999  710  MF55600   00/00    0000
PRE  5770999  710  MF55599   00/00    0000
DIST 5770SS1  710  SI46755   00/00    0000



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APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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When a partition is migrated a tape device may hold a
reservation between the host HBA and the tape device. After the
migration the new host can not obtain the device reservation
because the previous host did not release the reservation. The
tape device must be reset or power cycled to be able to reserve
it from the new partition.

CORRECTION FOR APAR MA42054 :
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A partition migration will be aborted if a tape device is in a
state that would prevent a migration.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR MA42054 :
--------------------------------
None.


Activation Instructions


None.




Special Instructions


None.


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 MA42054
Superseded by:......................View fix details for PTF MF99011
Recompile...........................N
Library.............................QSYS
MRI Feature ........................NONE
Cum Level...........................C2279710


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Modified date:
15 May 2012