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MF68763 - LIC-MEDIA-TAPE SUPPORT LARGER TIMEOUTS

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Abstract

LIC-MEDIA-TAPE SUPPORT LARGER TIMEOUTS


Pre/Co-Requisite PTF / Fix List

REQ  LICENSED           PTF/FIX  LEVEL

TYPE PROGRAM  RELEASE   NUMBER   MIN/MAX  OPTION
---- -------- --------- -------  -------  ------
CO   5770999  V7R3M0    MF68760   00/00    0000



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APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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When drives are virtualized from an IBM i to another IBM i the
maximum timeout value that can be passed is 65535 seconds but
some tape devices require a larger timeout value for the erase
command.

CORRECTION FOR APAR MA49082 :
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This change will increase the maximum allowed timeout value to
be large enough to support the erase timeout values for the
newer tape drives.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR MA49082 :
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None.


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THIS IS A DELAYED PTF TO BE APPLIED AT IPL TIME.



Supersedes

PTF/FIX NO(S).  APAR TITLE LINE
--------------  ------------------------------------------------------------
   MF66249      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE-WAIT
   MF65514      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Reading a LTO Drive Dump
   MF64373      LIC-MEDIA-TAPE Prepare for future function

Summary Information

System..............................  i
Models..............................  
Release.............................  V7R3M0
Licensed Program....................  5770999
APAR Fixed..........................  View details for APAR MA49082
Superseded by:......................  View fix details for PTF MF69672
Recompile...........................  N
Library.............................  QSYS
MRI Feature ........................  NONE
Cum Level...........................  C2132730


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Modified date:
17 June 2022