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MF60284 - LIC-MEDIA-TAPE-MSGCPD8EB4 Drive will not vary on after IPL

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Abstract

LIC-MEDIA-TAPE-MSGCPD8EB4 Drive will not vary on after IPL


Pre/Co-Requisite PTF / Fix List

REQ  LICENSED           PTF/FIX  LEVEL

TYPE PROGRAM  RELEASE   NUMBER   MIN/MAX  OPTION
---- -------- --------- -------  -------  ------
PRE  5770999  V7R2M0    MF60308   00/00    0000
PRE  5770999  V7R2M0    MF60492   00/00    0000
CO   5770999  V7R2M0    MF60285   00/00    0000
CO   5770999  V7R2M0    MF60286   00/00    0000



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APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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If a multipath supported drive starts the drive allocation
process, and fails due to another system using the drive, the
system must remembers it has registered usage with the drive.
If the system is IPLed before the registration is removed, the
drive will not be usable after the IPL.

CORRECTION FOR APAR MA44683 :
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Apply this fix to correct the management of reservation
registration so that the drive will properly be reserved.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR MA44683 :
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None.


DESCRIPTION OF PROBLEM FIXED FOR APAR MA44755 :
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Unexpected D/T3577 behavior of the media mover when it is in
sequential mode.

CORRECTION FOR APAR MA44755 :
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The system does not properly detect that the mover is in
sequential mode, and initiates the operation to store the media
when the drive is unloaded.  This prevents the 3577 from loading
the next sequential cartridge, and the library appears to the
user to be in library mode.  Apply this fix to allow proper
operation of the library.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR MA44755 :
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None.


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Supersedes

PTF/FIX NO(S).  APAR TITLE LINE
--------------  ------------------------------------------------------------
   MF60203      LIC-OTHER-SRCB6005121-INCORROUT STACK RECURSION PROCESSING U
   MF60103      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Prepare for future function.
   MF59973      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Multipath error recovery improvements
   MF59861      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Busy ProtecTier may not properly report to th
   MF59266      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Tape position after rewind when tape degraded
   MF58992      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Prepare for future function
   MF58992      OSP-SRC21079903 SRC21079903. (9903) SHOULD BE LOGGING AGAINS
   MF58936      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Missing TAPMLB robot
   MF58431      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Prepare For Future Function
   MF58431      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Read may fail when drive attached to USB 3.0
   MF58164      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Prepare for future function
   MF58164      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE-SRCB6005121-UNPRED SYSTEM FAILED DURING ERROR
   MF57733      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Improved FFDC for Robotic Operations
   MF57892      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Prepare for future function.

Summary Information

System..............................  i
Models..............................  
Release.............................  V7R2M0
Licensed Program....................  5770999
APAR Fixed..........................  View details for APAR MA44683
View details for APAR MA44755

Superseded by:......................  View fix details for PTF MF69671
Recompile...........................  N
Library.............................  QSYS
MRI Feature ........................  NONE
Cum Level...........................  C5310720


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Modified date:
17 June 2022