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MF68142 - LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Diagnostic Improvements

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Abstract

LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Diagnostic Improvements


Pre/Co-Requisite PTF / Fix List

REQ  LICENSED           PTF/FIX  LEVEL

TYPE PROGRAM  RELEASE   NUMBER   MIN/MAX  OPTION
---- -------- --------- -------  -------  ------
CO   5770999  V7R3M0    MF67924   00/00    0000
CO   5770999  V7R3M0    MF66839   00/00    0000
CO   5770999  V7R3M0    MF65113   00/00    0000



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APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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Additional diagnostic data needs to be made available via
Advanced Analysis macros.

CORRECTION FOR APAR MA48783 :
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Additional diagnostic data will be made available.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR MA48783 :
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None.


Activation Instructions


None.




Special Instructions


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THE FOLLOWING ARE SUPERSEDED SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS. IF THE SUPERSEDED
PTF HAS ALREADY BEEN APPLIED AND ITS SPECIAL INSTRUCTION FOLLOWED,
IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO FOLLOW THAT SPECIAL INSTRUCTION AGAIN.
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SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUPERSEDED PTF MF65030 :
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This PTF adds an option to the ioptapepaths advanced analysis
macro to allow the preferred path to be set/changed.

Use the following steps to set the preferred path using the
iotapepaths Advanced analysis macro:

1. From the Use Dedicated Service Tools or System Service
Tools display, select Start a Service Tool.
2. From the Start a Service Tool display, select
Display/Alter/Dump.
3. From the Display/Alter/Dump Output Device display, select
Display/Alter storage.
4. From the Select Data display, select Licensed Internal
Code (LIC) data.
5. From the Select LIC data display, page down and select
Advanced analysis
6. From the Select Advanced Analysis Command, type a 1 in
the option field next to the blank line and enter
iotapepaths as the command.
7. From the Specify Advanced Analysis Options display enter
the tape device resource name associated with the
preferred path you want to set, followed by the parameter
-PREFER to change the preferred path.

Example:
Specify Advanced Analysis Options



Output device  . . . . . . :   Display



Type options, press Enter.



Command . . . . :   IOTAPEPATHS



Options . . . . .   tap02 -PREFER


Default Instructions

THIS PTF CAN BE APPLIED IMMEDIATE OR DELAYED.



Supersedes

PTF/FIX NO(S).  APAR TITLE LINE
--------------  ------------------------------------------------------------
   MF66836      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE DIAGNOSTIC IMPROVEMENTS
   MF66239      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Diagnostic Improvements
   MF65115      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Improved Diagnostics
   MF63930      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Improved Diagnostics
   MF62953      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Improved Diagnostics
   MF61621      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Diagnostic Improvements
   MF61408      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE MULTIPATH IMPROVEMENTS
   MF60974      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Diagnostic Improvements
   MF65030      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE SET PREFERRED PATH
   MF60926      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE iotapepaths macro output has duplicate librar

Summary Information

System..............................i
Models..............................
Release.............................V7R3M0
Licensed Program...............5770999
APAR Fixed..........................View details for APAR MA48783
Superseded by:......................
Recompile...........................N
Library.............................QSYS
MRI Feature ........................NONE
Cum Level...........................C1098730


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Modified date:
17 April 2021