that will probably never be known unfortunately........No two companies have
the same hardware components, licensed programs, etc., etc.............It
would be almost impossible to know the combinations that causes
this............

I think Al hit right on the nose in lack of testing...........

In terms of install time:  12 + hours by the time all the PTF's had
applied........

Regards,

Mike Shaw

----- Original Message -----
From: "jt" <jt@ee.net>
To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
Sent: Saturday, December 15, 2001 10:15 AM
Subject: RE: V5R1 Lic Pgm install failures


> Thanks, Mike...!
>
> But...  aaaaaaaargh...:-( !
>
> And then again, I've heard folks say they had few, if any problems...?!?
> Right...?
>
> Is there any way of knowing, in advance, if I have the set up that's gonna
> trigger all this ackus-morackas (sp? ;-)...
>
> I have to have a decent idea how long this is gonna take.. and I doubt if
> the time-estimates they give (I'm assuming they give, as haven't looked at
> it, yet) are NOT gonna include time for this kinda stuff.
>
> jt
>
> | -----Original Message-----
> | From: midrange-l-admin@midrange.com
> | [mailto:midrange-l-admin@midrange.com]On Behalf Of Mike Shaw
> | Sent: Saturday, December 15, 2001 12:56 PM
> | To: midrange-l@midrange.com
> | Subject: Re: V5R1 Lic Pgm install failures
> |
> |
> | Larry,
> |
> | I just did a V4R4 to V5R1 on a Model 720 on Thursday.  The
> | pre-install stuff
> | ran fine, but the install failed.  I wound up calling the support
> | center to
> | get it going again.....Wound up having to abort the automatic
installation
> | and install the licensed program products manually.
> |
> | >From the call and the install job log, it appears that something
happened
> | with the install of OS/400 Optional Part 3 (Extended Directory Support).
> | >From there, the system hung and nothing happened.
> |
> | The workaround was to go to manual mode and force the system to do an
IPL.
> |
> | Once IPL'ed to the B side in normal mode, I used Option 11 on the LICPGM
> | menu to load all the products that were flagged as *ERROR or *BACKLEVEL.
> | Once those were on, I went and got the stuff that was set in the Install
> | List so that I had everything.
> |
> | >From there it was on to the CUME, HIPER Group PTF's, and DB2 Group
PTF's.
> |
> | You are not alone, I know of a 730 that had the same
> | problem...........From
> | what we concluded looking at the install job log,  something happened
> | installing Optional Part 3 of OS/400......I have had the same problem
with
> | installs at V4R5 and V5R1 just as you have.
> |
> | Keep me in the loop if you get more info.  I'll do the same........
> |
> | Regards,
> |
> | Mike Shaw
> |
> | ----- Original Message -----
> | From: "Larry Bolhuis" <lbolhuis@arbsol.com>
> | To: "Midrange Systems Mailing List" <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
> | Sent: Friday, December 14, 2001 8:17 PM
> | Subject: V5R1 Lic Pgm install failures
> |
> |
> | > Greetings to the highly intelligent Midrange community.
> | >
> | > The last two V4R5 to V5R1 upgrades that I have done have each failed
to
> | > install at least a dozen program products. I didn't keep the lists but
> | > in each case they were smattered all over from pieces of SS1 all the
way
> | >   to XE1. In each case history log messages indicated the products
were
> | > not copied from the media. LICPGM Option 5-prepare for install- had
> | > successfully located these products.  After failing during the initial
> | > install the use of option 11-install licensed programs for each of the
> | > failed programs successfully loads them no problem.
> | >
> | > Both of these upgrades were dual processor 820 machines with lots of
> | > memory and disk.
> | >
> | > Nothing in the archives, or on the iSeries pages.
> | >
> | > Thoughts? Similar experiences? I'm full of ****?
> | >
> | >   Thanks,
> | >
> | >     - Larry.
> | >
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