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MF62929 - LIC-MEDIA-TAPE-LOOP-D/T63B0 Restore

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Abstract

LIC-MEDIA-TAPE-LOOP-D/T63B0 Restore


Pre/Co-Requisite PTF / Fix List

REQ  LICENSED      PTF/FIX  LEVEL

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



NOTICE:
-------
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.

SUBJECT TO ANY WARRANTIES WHICH CAN NOT BE EXCLUDED OR EXCEPT AS EXPLICITLY
AGREED TO IN THE APPLICABLE LICENSE AGREEMENT OR AN APPLICABLE SUPPORT
AGREEMENT, IBM MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED,
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF
MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON INFRINGEMENT,
REGARDING THE PTF.





APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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A restore using a tape management application that specifies a
position on tape may loop forever.

CORRECTION FOR APAR MA46043 :
-----------------------------
An end condition check was incorrect. Apply this fix to correct
the problem.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR MA46043 :
--------------------------------
None.


Activation Instructions


None.




Special Instructions


After the PTF is applied:
1) Unload any tape image catalogs that are in Ready status.
2) Vary all of the virtual tape device descriptions off and then
vary them back on with RESET(*YES) to activate the fix.


Default Instructions

THIS PTF CAN BE APPLIED IMMEDIATE OR DELAYED.



Supersedes

PTF/FIX NO(S).  APAR TITLE LINE
--------------  ------------------------------------------------------------
   MF50820      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Improvements

Summary Information

System..............................i
Models..............................
Release.............................V7R1M0
Licensed Program...............5770999
APAR Fixed..........................View details for APAR MA46043
Superseded by:......................View fix details for PTF MF64860
Recompile...........................N
Library.............................QSYS
MRI Feature ........................NONE
Cum Level...........................C7192710


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Document Information

Modified date:
22 November 2016