Also feel free to reference PMR 43894.

Regards,

Mike Shaw
----- Original Message -----
From: "Norbut, Jim" <Jim.Norbut@Grubb-Ellis.com>
To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
Sent: Wednesday, January 16, 2002 10:23 AM
Subject: RE: 270 Ops Console


> Yes....I wouldn't wish this on my worst enemy....luckily it's our "test"
> system.
> But it's been "down" nearly 2 weeks now....and still we have no concrete
> steps that will fix it.
>
> If anyone is using ops console on any machine....I would highly suggest to
> make
> Sure that you have IBM involved from the front....before even attempting
to
> go from V4R? to V5R1.
>
> They may balk at you...but force the issue....it's better than where I am
> sitting right now.
> Either that...or just wait.....until they fix this bug w/ a ptf or a new
> card or better instructions.
>
> Just mention PMR # 66778 when you talk to them...and they will see what a
> problem this issue really is.
>
>  -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Allen [mailto:allenmark@nu-z.net]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 16, 2002 12:16 PM
> To: midrange-l@midrange.com
> Subject: RE: 270 Ops Console
>
> Yes please do so maybe it'll get fixed before I do it!!!!
>
> Mark Allen
> I.S. Manager
> Wilkes Telephone & Electric
> A Dycom Company
> Phone: (706) 678-9565
> Email: allenmark@nu-z.net
> http://www.nu-z.net
>
>
>
>
> :-----Original Message-----
> :From: midrange-l-admin@midrange.com
> :[mailto:midrange-l-admin@midrange.com] On Behalf Of Mike Shaw
> :Sent: Wednesday, January 16, 2002 1:09 PM
> :To: midrange-l@midrange.com
> :Subject: Re: 270 Ops Console
> :
> :
> :Jim,
> :
> :This is a known problem within IBM.  Had the same issue doing
> :a V4R4 to V5R1 upgrade last month on a Model 720 2063.  Wound
> :up having to do the install of Licened Program Products
> :manually........I not only raised hell with the support
> :center, but also pushed this through another channel as a post
> :install review.  Have heard nothing back as of
> :yet......................
> :
> :You are right on the mark about much end user responsibility
> :that is not documented in the install guide or memo to users.
> :If anyone else has experienced this, please, please log your
> :complaint with IBM!!!!!!  Maybe if enough do that, this will
> :get fixed.................
> :
> :Regards,
> :
> :Mike Shaw
> :----- Original Message -----
> :From: "Norbut, Jim" <Jim.Norbut@Grubb-Ellis.com>
> :To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
> :Sent: Wednesday, January 16, 2002 9:49 AM
> :Subject: RE: 270 Ops Console
> :
> :
> :> Man......if that's what it takes to go from V4R5 to V5R1...why don't
> :> they say so in the install manual. Seems like a lot of "end user"
> :> responsibility to figure all this stuff out on their own.
> :>
> :> My 2771 is in C07 and my 2745 is in C06 (ibm told me to do it this
> :> way) And I have the ops console cable in the 2771.
> :>
> :> I was able to get the lic for V5R1 installed...but now can't do the
> :> additional licensed programs.
> :>
> :> Getting the error "Installation not complete. File system not
> :> available"
> :>
> :> It just get's more interesting all the time <G>
> :>
> :>  -----Original Message-----
> :> From: Dwayne Lindner [mailto:Dwayne.Lindner@writ.wesfarmers.com.au]
> :> Sent: Tuesday, January 15, 2002 7:45 PM
> :> To: 'midrange-l@midrange.com'
> :> Subject: RE: 270 Ops Console
> :>
> :> > Fiddly is putting it mildly.....in the last 3 days I have
> :had 3 IBM
> :> > CE's out here
> :> > And yesterday (2 at one time all afternoon) Looking at my
> :> > 270...and we still
> :> > can't get it to upgrade from V4R5 to V5R1 correctly.
> :> >
> :>
> :> There's your first mistake :-).  Too many CE's.
> :>
> :> What slot is the 2771 in ??  From memory, it should be C06 if you
> :> don't
> :have
> :> the 2745 installed...
> :>
> :> Our setup works with the 2771 in C04 and the 2745 in C06 with Ops
> :> Console plugged into the 2771.  I swapped the cable from the 2745 to
> :> the 2771
> :during
> :> the IPL after LIC install when upgrading to V5R1. Upgrade your Ops
> :> Console to V5R1 at the same time!
> :>
> :> We've got 820's, but the setup should be identical for the 270's.
> :>
> :> > We have switched card locations and change the ops console
> :cable to
> :> > Run off of the 2745 card (which V4R5 likes) to the 2771
> :card (which
> :> > V5R1
> :> > likes)
> :>
> :> If you switch before upgrading it simply won't work!!  Been there,
> :> done that!
> :>
> :> Good luck!
> :>
> :> Dwayne Lindner
> :> Team Leader - Data Centre
> :> Wesfarmers Rural Information Technology
> :> 184 Railway Parade, Bassendean WA 6054
> :> Ph: (08) 9273 5365    Mob: 0407 386 693
> :> Email: dwayne.lindner@writ.wesfarmers.com.au
> :>
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