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SI68043 - OSP-MEDIA-TAPE-MSGCPF516D DURING DUPTAP TO WORM MEDIA

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Abstract

OSP-MEDIA-TAPE-MSGCPF516D DURING DUPTAP TO WORM MEDIA


Pre/Co-Requisite PTF / Fix List

REQ  LICENSED           PTF/FIX  LEVEL

TYPE PROGRAM  RELEASE   NUMBER   MIN/MAX  OPTION
---- -------- --------- -------  -------  ------
DIST 5770SS1  V7R3M0    SI66907   NONE     0013



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APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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When the Duplicate Tape (DUPTAP) command is used to duplicate to
Write Once Read Many (WORM) tape media, and the duplicate
requires multiple output volumes, the duplicate will fail with
MSGCPF516D "Data Overwrite not allowed" after a volume switch.

CORRECTION FOR APAR 'SE69734' :
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Apply this fix to enable duplicating to multiple output volumes
of WORM media.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR 'SE69734' :
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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THE FOLLOWING ARE SUPERSEDED SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS. IF THE SUPERSEDED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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The SETTAPCGY command has been changed to add a new TGTCGYOPT parameter
to control when a cartridge will be moved to the target category if it
is different from the mounted category.

Option
'*MOUNT' - (Default) Category changed when cartridge mounted.
'*UNLOAD' - Category changed when cartridge unloaded.
'*EOV' - Category changed when end of volume is reached.

The QTARDSTS API has been changed to add a new field at the end of the
device information.

Offset (Dec) 90
Offset (Hex) 5A
Type         CHAR(1)
Field        Target category option

Target category option. Indicates when the target category will be
changed for a cartridge mounted during the mounted category session.
Possible values follow:
'0' - When the cartridge is mounted.
'1' - When the cartridge is unloaded.
'2' - When the cartridge encounters end of volume.


Default Instructions

THIS PTF CAN BE APPLIED IMMEDIATE OR DELAYED.



Supersedes

PTF/FIX NO(S).  APAR TITLE LINE
--------------  ------------------------------------------------------------
   SI66881      OSP-MEDIA-TAPE SETTAPCGY TGTCGY ENHANCEMENTS
   SI59228      OSP-MEDIA-TAPE-MSGCPF415E PARALLEL SAVE/RESTORE
   SI65193      OSP-MEDIA-TAPE-MSGCPF9E1F
   SI60331      OSP-MEDIA-TAPE-MSGCPF41B0 TAPE IMGCLG
   SI65971      OSP-MEDIA-TAPE WRONG DATA DISPLAYED FOR DSPTAP

Summary Information

System..............................i
Models..............................
Release.............................V7R3M0
Licensed Program...............5770SS1
APAR Fixed..........................View details for APAR SE69734
Superseded by:......................View fix details for PTF SI74084
Recompile...........................N
Library.............................QSYS
MRI Feature ........................NONE
Cum Level...........................C9116730


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Modified date:
29 October 2020