At 08:50 PM 12/8/97 EST, you wrote:
>I am wondering what the correlation is between the timing of restoring user
>libraries and the installing of licensed program products.  We are doing a
>staged side by side upgrade with just enough disk (50 gig vs 150 gig) to
>restore our production libraries and our vendor products.  (Actually it will
>be the prod data libraries with some of the big history files scaled down for
>testing).
>
Here's the problem:

1.      To simplify things, IBM has you do a SAVLIB(*NONSYS) to get everything
over.  Everything includes your data, and the IBM LPPs.  It's easy, and it
works.

2.      Then, you have a RISC system with backlevel LPPs.  Sounds stupid, right?
No.  Because, then you load the LPPs normally as you would do during a
release upgrade.  The LPP install process determines exactly what LPPs are
on your system, and only loads the appropriate LPPs.

Example, you could have a license to RPG, but might have deleted the RPG/36
options of RPG because you are not a S/36 shop.  The normal LPP load
process will figure this out, and only load what you need.

Follow the roadmap, follow the roadmap, follow the roadmap.

Al



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