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RE: 5722 SRC27638008 - Battery Pack, right?



fixed

I seem to recall mine showing life of 800-900 days after replacement.

No way they were yearly, or even close to that.



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[mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Richard Schoen
Sent: Tuesday, February 04, 2014 6:42 PM
To: midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: RE: 5722 SRC27638008 - Battery Pack, right?

I shake my head in disgust every time I'm forced to replace one of these.

This is still one of the dumbest design decisions ever made by IBM and I get
reminded of it every year :-)

I have Dell Servers that are 4+ years old with no cache battery issues ever
on the disk controllers.

Has this been improved on the newer equipment ?

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message: 1
date: Tue, 04 Feb 2014 16:48:13 -0500
from: DrFranken <midrange@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
subject: Re: 5722 SRC27638008 - Battery Pack, right?

So I'm looking for that date in the future when Richard posts: "My power
blipped for just a second and the system crashed. When i went to bring it
up, it complains that it needs to clear the ASP. What happened??"

:-)

- Larry "DrFranken" Bolhuis

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On 2/4/2014 3:53 PM, Richard Schoen wrote:
FWIW.

Probably not recommended practice but.............

I had a cache battery go out that was less than a year old or so it
seemed.

Brought down the system, removed battery for 2 minutes, put it back in and
it's running fine.

Not totally convinced these batteries need replacement every year :-)

Did you do a WRKDSKSTS

Regards,
Richard Schoen
RJS Software Systems Inc.
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Intelligence
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