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MF68233 - LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Prepare for future function

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Abstract

LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Prepare for future function


Pre/Co-Requisite PTF / Fix List

REQ  LICENSED           PTF/FIX  LEVEL

TYPE PROGRAM  RELEASE   NUMBER   MIN/MAX  OPTION
---- -------- --------- -------  -------  ------
CO   5770999  V7R4M0    MF68235   00/00    0000
CO   5770999  V7R4M0    MF68236   00/00    0000
CO   5770999  V7R4M0    MF67589   00/00    0000



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APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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Prepare for future function.

CORRECTION FOR APAR MA48781 :
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Apply this fix as instructed.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR MA48781 :
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None.


DESCRIPTION OF PROBLEM FIXED FOR APAR MA48813 :
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A CPF414C error occurs while trying to use a tape library.

An incorrect SRC63A03202 PAL may be logged against a tape drive
attached to a D/T298A IOA.

CORRECTION FOR APAR MA48813 :
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Some internal variables were not getting copied when multiple
bus resets occurred while the tape robot was being identified.
The code was changed to copy the needed variables.

This fix also prevents the incorrect 3202 PAL logged against
iSCSI resources.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR MA48813 :
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None.


Activation Instructions


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Special Instructions


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Default Instructions

THIS PTF CAN BE APPLIED IMMEDIATE OR DELAYED.



Supersedes

PTF/FIX NO(S).  APAR TITLE LINE
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   MF68177      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE-D/T3555 TAPE LIBRARY CAN NOT BE VARIED ON
   MF67592      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE PREPARE FOR FUTURE FUNCTION
   MF67518      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE
   MF67509      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE-D/T3555 URC9201
   MF66862      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE PREPARE FOR FUTURE FUNCTION
   MF66756      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Reading a LTO Drive Dump
   MF66247      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE

Summary Information

System..............................  i
Models..............................  
Release.............................  V7R4M0
Licensed Program....................  5770999
APAR Fixed..........................  View details for APAR MA48781
View details for APAR MA48813

Superseded by:......................  View fix details for PTF MF69842
Recompile...........................  N
Library.............................  QSYS
MRI Feature ........................  NONE
Cum Level...........................  C1091740


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Modified date:
18 May 2022