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SI46754 - OSP-MSE-TAPE IMAGE CATALOG NOT UNLOADED

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Abstract

OSP-MSE-TAPE IMAGE CATALOG NOT UNLOADED


Pre/Co-Requisite PTF / Fix List

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TYPE PROGRAM  REL  NUMBER   MIN/MAX  OPTION
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NONE



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APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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Multiple concurrent saves to IBM i virtual tape may fail with
MSGCPF41B0 "Incorrect image catalog name specified" if a tape
management application attempts to change the image catalog used
during the save.

CORRECTION FOR APAR SE51903 :
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A tape management application will now be allowed to unload a
tape image catalog during the "End position" exit by changing
the control value image catalog name field to blanks.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR SE51903 :
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None.


DESCRIPTION OF PROBLEM FIXED FOR APAR SE51904 :
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If a job is canceled or an error occurs the tape drive may not
be rewound because the timeout value is too small causing the
rewind to be canceled.

CORRECTION FOR APAR SE51904 :
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The timeout values have been increased to allow the rewind to
complete.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR SE51904 :
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None.


Activation Instructions


None.




Special Instructions


After this fix is applied MSGCPF41B0 can return a new condition code of
9.   The meaning of condition code 9 is "New image catalog name not
allowed for specified exit type"  The recovery for condition code 9 is
"Specify a blank image catalog name to request unload of the mounted
image catalog or leave the image catalog name field unchanged"


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Supersedes

PTF/FIX NO(S).  APAR TITLE LINE
--------------  ------------------------------------------------------------
   SI45457      OSP-MEDIA-TAPE RMVTAPCTG/ADDTAPCTG fixes
   SI42993      OSP-MEDIA-TAPE WRONG VOLUME IN PRODUCT ACTIVITY LOG
   SI42993      OSP-MEDIA-TAPE-MSGCPF1343 USING QTARJMA API IN AN AUTO-START
   SI40727      OSP-MEDIA-TAPE RMVTAPCTG on ctg in drive loops on export
   SI42096      OSP-MEDIA-TAPE-MSGCPA4268 Volume sequence numbers reversed
   SI41728      OSP-MEDIA-TAPE-MSGCPF412C Cartridge is in the tape library
   SI36864      OSP-MEDIA-TAPE-MSGCPF41B5 after new volume auto-creation

Summary Information

System..............................i
Models..............................
Release.............................V7R1M0
Licensed Program...............5770SS1
APAR Fixed..........................View details for APAR SE51903
View details for APAR SE51904
Superseded by:......................View fix details for PTF SI68041
Recompile...........................N
Library.............................QSYS
MRI Feature ........................NONE
Cum Level...........................C2279710


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Modified date:
18 June 2012