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MF56425 - LIC-MEDIA-TAPE-INCORROUT WRONG VOLUME MOUNTED ON DEVICE

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Abstract

LIC-MEDIA-TAPE-INCORROUT WRONG VOLUME MOUNTED ON DEVICE


Pre/Co-Requisite PTF / Fix List

REQ  LICENSED      PTF/FIX  LEVEL

TYPE PROGRAM  REL  NUMBER   MIN/MAX  OPTION
---- -------- ---  -------  -------  ------
TR   5770999  710  MF99005   00/00    0000



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.

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Code', the terms of which were provided in a printed document that was
delivered with the machine.

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REGARDING THE PTF.


APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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When sharing a tape drive in a tape library between systems a
volume change may go undetected so the operating system may
think the current volume is still mounted on a drive. This may
cause a command to fail with MSGCPI401A and possibly MSGCPA4268.

CORRECTION FOR APAR 'MA42225' :
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This PTF enables collection of additional data to try to
determine why the volume change is undetected.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR 'MA42225' :
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None.


Activation Instructions


None.




Special Instructions


1. Before loading and applying this PTF ensure there is no tape
activity on the system.  Allow all jobs using tape to end.
Once these jobs are ended vary all tape devices and libraries off.
2. Load and apply this PTF.
3. Vary the tape devices and libraries back on.


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 MA42225
Superseded by:......................View fix details for PTF MF99011
Recompile...........................N
Library.............................QSYS
MRI Feature ........................NONE
Cum Level...........................C3037710


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Modified date:
18 December 2012