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MF63919 - LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Handle load failures better

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Abstract

LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Handle load failures better


Pre/Co-Requisite PTF / Fix List

REQ  LICENSED           PTF/FIX  LEVEL

TYPE PROGRAM  RELEASE   NUMBER   MIN/MAX  OPTION
---- -------- --------- -------  -------  ------
CO   5770999  V7R2M0    MF63921   00/00    0000



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APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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When a tape cartridge gets stuck in a tape drive subsequent
mount requests from the same job will fail because the same
drive continues to be used.

CORRECTION FOR APAR MA46350 :
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If a load failure occurs multiple times for the same drive
without a successful mount the tape drive will be marked as
FAILED so a different tape drive will be selected.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR MA46350 :
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None.


Activation Instructions


None.




Special Instructions


None.


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THIS PTF CAN BE APPLIED IMMEDIATE OR DELAYED.



Supersedes

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

Summary Information

System..............................i
Models..............................
Release.............................V7R2M0
Licensed Program...............5770999
APAR Fixed..........................View details for APAR MA46350
Superseded by:......................View fix details for PTF MF69053
Recompile...........................N
Library.............................QSYS
MRI Feature ........................NONE
Cum Level...........................C8032720


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Modified date:
28 October 2021