• Subject: RE: After Cum CRT lockups
  • From: Neil Palmer <npalmer@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 25 May 1998 14:34:30 -0600

No V3R2 PTF.  I believe the recent series of problems with Twinax hangs
have been restricted to the RISC models - and most appear related to the
PCI bus systems.



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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeffrey M. Silberberg [SMTP:silbrbrg@netcom.com]
> Sent: Saturday, May 23, 1998 2:08 PM
> To:   Dave Shaw
> Cc:   MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Subject:      Re: After Cum CRT lockups
> 
> 
>       How about V3R2, was/is it impacted by this problem, fix.
> 
>       Jeff Silberberg 
> 
> On Fri, 22 May 1998, Dave Shaw wrote:
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Carole Houghton <mchcah@dm.deskmedia.com>
> > 
> > 
> > >We recently put cum C8069370-01 on on AS/400 V3R7.  Since then we
> > >have CRT's locking up randomly daily.  We have 3 types of CRT's and
> > >it happens to all types.  They are all twinax connected to
> Transition
> > >hubs.  There is no pattern to the lockups on particular hubs
> > >either.  We are sure a PTF caused the problem, but IBM says
> removing
> > >the PTF will just cause it to happen again when we go to 4.2 (in
> the
> > >next few weeks.)  Cancelling the job will get the CRT back up
> again,
> > >but it is driving us crazy.  Has anyone else had this happen?  We
> > >have calls in to all of the CRT manufacturer's (Memorex/Telex, I/O
> > >and Idea)  Any ideas?
> > 
> > That sounds suspiciously like the symptoms supposedly resolved by
> the recent
> > HIPER PTF SF43719 for V3R7.  If so, I believe there is a V4R2
> equivalent,
> > but I don't have it handy.  We've been having this problem happen
> > intermittently to both terminals and Client Access 5250 displays
> since V3R6,
> > and are hoping this PTF is the fix for it (our application window
> isn't
> > until the 31st).  I hope this helps you.
> > 
> > Dave Shaw, General Nutrition, Greenville, SC 
> 
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