• Subject: Re: C900 2967
  • From: Chuck Lewis <clewis@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 02 Jan 2001 09:36:48 -0500

WOW - reslip ths OS... I've done that before but MAN it seems RIDICULOUS that
something like this could happen !

Does this only happen on V4R5 ?

Chuck

Neil Palmer wrote:

> Dennis,
>
> Read the circumvention section in the APAR I posted.
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> Dennis Munro <DMunro@badgerminingcorp.com>
> Sent by: owner-midrange-l@midrange.com
> 2001/01/01 11:28
> Please respond to MIDRANGE-L
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>
>         To:     "'MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com'" <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
>         cc:
>         Subject:        RE: C900 2967
>
> Well, here it is Monday morning at 10:12, which means my ApplY PTF Process
> has been running for 19+ hours.
>
> Ken, I looked through the ptf documentation & the BRMS ptf you mention is
> part of the ptf's being loaded.  I do not use BRMS but it somehow was
> loaded
> on my test machine & hence the ptf is trying to get loaded.  I found a few
> other products that are not used & I just never bothered to uninstall
> them.
> Now I wish I would have taken the time.
>
> We don't have IBM support that is 24 x 7 so I will have to wait until
> tomorrow to give IBM a call to get my mess fixed up.  My guess is a
> holiday
> call would be a higher charge for help vs. a non prime time call.  The
> difference for us was over $4,000.00 a year & I really could not justify
> the
> expense for a test machine.
>
> The 720 is my test machine that had v4r5m0 installed about two weeks ago.
> The cum ptf cd that came with the v4r5m0 upgrade from IBM gave me a few
> problems so I ordered a new one & all the latest group (SF99096, SF99105,
> SF99068, SF99037, SF64217, SF64050) ptf's which is what I was trying to
> apply yesterday.
>
> What a way to spend a holiday.  Good thing I've got nothing major planned
> at
> home.  It seems I might be here a while fixing my problem(s).
>
> Any other words of wisdom from people?  I am listening & appreciate any
> words of help.  I do have my pager on so 888-994-1549 if you are so
> inclined.
>
> Dennis
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dennis Munro [mailto:DMunro@badgerminingcorp.com]
> Sent: Sunday, December 31, 2000 5:38 PM
> To: Midrange List (E-mail)
> Subject: C900 2967
>
> 9402 720, v4r5mo, applying the latest cum C0294450 & all the group ptf's.
> The cum went on first with it's separate IPL & now all the "other" ptf's
> are
> being applied.
>
> When the instructions say "During the IPL, C9002967 could be displayed for
> an extended amount of time.  This is normal (assuming the processor light
> flashes periodically)." , the instructions are not kidding.  I know I have
> never waited this long (158.6 minutes & counting) & yes, the processor
> light
> is flashing periodically.  The IPL step is displaying "PTF apply".  Is
> there
> a manual that tells me what the panel codes mean?  I do not think the
> reference code detail (C900 2967  20 51 0060) has changed since this step
> has started & is this okay?
>
> It's 5:35 & I said I would only "be a while".  That "be a while" has now
> turned into almost 3 hours & I need to get out of here.
>
> Dennis Munro
>
> "I love deadlines.  I especially like the whooshing sound they make as
> they
> go flying by."  Dilbert's Words Of Wisdom:
>
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