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MF63921 - 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
---- -------- --------- -------  -------  ------
PRE  5770999  V7R2M0    MF60329   00/00    0000
CO   5770999  V7R2M0    MF63917   00/00    0000
CO   5770999  V7R2M0    MF63919   00/00    0000
CO   5770999  V7R2M0    MF62947   00/00    0000
CO   5770999  V7R2M0    MF62948   00/00    0000
CO   5770999  V7R2M0    MF61620   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 MA46351 :
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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 MA46351 :
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None.


Activation Instructions


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Supersedes

PTF/FIX NO(S).  APAR TITLE LINE
--------------  ------------------------------------------------------------
   MF62946      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE-MSGCPF67AC WITH TAPE DEVICES IN DISABLED STAT
   MF62946      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE-WAIT
   MF62014      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE-LOOP MOVER LOST FOR MULTIPATH CAPABLE DRIVE
   MF61618      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE MULTIPATH IMPROVEMENTS
   MF61404      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE MULTIPATH IMPROVEMENTS
   MF60970      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE MULTIPATH IMPROVEMENTS
   MF60798      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE MULTIPATH ENHANCEMENTS
   MF60725      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Prepare for future function
   MF60725      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE MULTIPATH FIXES
   MF60590      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE PREPARE FOR FUTURE FUNCTION
   MF60590      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Diagnostic Improvements
   MF60590      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Diagnostic Improvements
   MF58076      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE-UNPRED DUMPING TAPE FLIGHT RECORDERS
   MF60529      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE-WAIT LIVE PARTITION MOBILITY
   MF60201      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE-INCORROUT A TAPE PATH IS NOT BEING USED
   MF60201      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE-MSGCPF4315
   MF60015      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE-WAIT IOP IPL DURING VARY ON OR OFF
   MF59882      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Prepare for future function
   MF59380      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Prepare for future function
   MF58690      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Prepare for future function
   MF58086      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE-INCORROUT TAPMLB OPERATIONAL AFTER DLPAR OUT
   MF58215      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE-UNPRED DUMPING TAPE FLIGHT RECORDERS

Summary Information

System..............................i
Models..............................
Release.............................V7R2M0
Licensed Program...............5770999
APAR Fixed..........................View details for APAR MA46351
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