• Subject: RE: Y2K Group PTF
  • From: "Allen, Stuart" <sallen@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Nov 1999 02:50:59 -0600

Rick,

Did you log an APAR?  I have applied a y2k group pft in September, and was
thinking of getting the current one and applying it.  Now i'm not sure!

Regards,
Stuart
                                     
Stuart Allen
European Systems Analyst
Fellowes

Tel: +44 1302 892273
Fax: +44 1302 890003
mailto:sallen@fellowes.com


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rick DuVall [SMTP:info@daaokc.com]
> Sent: Monday, November 22, 1999 5:57 PM
> To:   MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Subject:      Re: Y2K Group PTF
> 
> Hi Matthias,
> 
>     I installed the Y2K group Thursday, November 18, and applied it
> Thursday
> night.  Friday morning I started receiving calls complaining about
> performance.  Sure enough processor utilization was @ ++++ and no user
> jobs
> were running.  I traced the problem through WKRSYSACT to an IPPTR000XXX
> task
> which was taking 80-90%.  I ended TCP and it went away.  I would suggest
> waiting a while before installing the Y2K ptf.  I am at V4R3 and I removed
> the ptf the next night and plan to wait till late December to try it
> again.
> 
> Just FYI.
> 
> Regards
> Rick DuVall
> Dealer's Auto Auction of Okc, Inc.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matthias Oertli <oertlim@s054.aone.net.au>
> To: midrange-l@midrange.com <midrange-l@midrange.com>
> Date: Monday, November 22, 1999 2:54 AM
> Subject: Y2K Group PTF
> 
> 
> >Hi,
> >
> >I've ordered SF99200, the y2k group ptf for v4r3.
> >The double CD set came, labelled "SF99200 Group PTF for
> >Release 410".
> >
> >I was a bit unsure if this was the right CD's, seeing as it
> >was labelled 410, but according to the listing it has PTF's
> >for several releases, not just 410.
> >
> >So I went ahead and loaded the first volume, GO PTF option
> >8, device OPT01, all PTF's.
> >The machine crunched for a little while, then came back to
> >the command line with message CPF361C "No PTFs installed".
> >
> >Strange, I am on the latest CUM and current on Hipers but
> >have never installed the y2k group before. According to the
> >listing there are v4r3 PTF's on the CD's which I haven't
> >got. But the PTF installation never prompted me to insert
> >the second CD.
> >
> >Now I'm wondering, should I restart the PTF install with the
> >second CD loaded from the beginning? Is that safe?
> >
> >Is there any way I can see which PTF's are on which CD?
> >
> >I really wish IBM would include some basic instruction with
> >this group ptf, rather than sending me a 20+ Page listing
> >containing mostly incomprehensible stuff.
> >
> >Has anyone seen this before? Any advice?
> >
> >Regards,
> >Matthias
> >
> >--------------------------------------------------
> >Matthias Oertli   oertlim@s054.aone.net.au
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