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Re: Applying TR5



fixed

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
> > --
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> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > 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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