Actually, it will go up and down several times both in LIC and the OS. Unless your watching it, you won't really notice.

From the end user standpoint it's a single event, down and back.

Jim Oberholtzer
Chief Technical Architect
Agile Technology Architects


On 10/31/2012 2:02 PM, Jack Kingsley wrote:
Maybe a dual IPL,but you won't know it??

On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 1:50 PM, Jeff Crosby<jlcrosby@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> This is interesting.
>
> I have:
>
> MF56173 applied permanently.
> MF99005 applied permanently.
> SF99707 level 4 installed.
> SF99707 level 5 apply at next IPL.
>
> Single LPAR, 1 processor.
>
> Wonder what's going to happen when I IPL . . .
>
> :)
>
>
>
> On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 1:38 PM,<rob@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> > In the cover letter for MF99005, available at
> >
> >
> www-912.ibm.com/a_dir/as4ptf.nsf/86acab6961d02f8386257707005030d2/efadb01fd36ef39d86257a61004ce8d9?OpenDocument
> > It mentions nothing about MF56173
> >
> > It does say this:
> > Special Instructions
> >
> > Please ensure that you have a SAVSYS before applying this PTF.
> >
> > Permanently apply any temporarily applied LIC PTFs on your partition
> > before applying this PTF.
> >
> > This PTF must be permanently applied.
> >
> > BUT, as it has been pointed out to me, MF99005 is not TR5; SF99707 level
> 5
> > is. And if you look at the cover letter for SF99707 you'll see that
> > MF56173 is included with SF99707.
> >
> >
> http://www-912.ibm.com/s_dir/sline003.nsf/PDFPbyNum/SF99707/$File/SF99707.pdf
> > So, you need MF56173 applied before you apply MF56173?
> >
> > Of course, MF56173 is a delayed PTF, designed to stop a hang during an
> > IPL. Of course, what's to stop the hang during the IPL applying MF56173?
> > Well, don't have any "previous failed system configuration change" is a
> > big start.
> >
> > Probably it's a, "if you sneak by the hang on this IPL, then this PTF
> will
> > prevent this type of hang on any future IPLs".
> >
> >
> > Rob Berendt
> > --
> > IBM Certified System Administrator - IBM i 6.1
> > Group Dekko
> > Dept 1600
> > Mail to: 2505 Dekko Drive
> > Garrett, IN 46738
> > Ship to: Dock 108
> > 6928N 400E
> > Kendallville, IN 46755
> > http://www.dekko.com
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > From: Gregory Martin<mr.gamartin@xxxxxxxxx>
> > To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion<midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx>,
> > Date: 10/31/2012 12:42 PM
> > Subject: Re: Applying TR5
> > Sent by:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> >
> >
> >
> > We had an issue in installing TR5 as it hung during the IPL to apply the
> > PTF's. We call IBM and found out that we needed MF56173 to be applied
> > following the special instructions. Make sure you review MF56173
> > information before applying TR5.
> >
> > --
> > Thanks,
> > Greg Martin
> > mailto:mr.gamartin@xxxxxxxxx
> > --




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