I too have been having problems releasing the lan attachement, even after
following the steps below.

At different times, I couldn't get into the F11=configuration, and when I
was there the F7=Store made no difference.

It has seemed to have release it now, but I said that a week ago, and after
an IPL in the week it was back to a LAN console.


Andy Youens

>From: Philipp Rusch <Philipp.Rusch@rusch-edv.de>
>Reply-To: midrange-l@midrange.com
>To: midrange-l@midrange.com
>Subject: Re: Ops Console, LAN: How to remove / Addition
>Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2002 14:36:30 +0100
>Hello Stefan and others,
>just a short addition to your checklist:
>be sure to have the latest PTFs on your machine
>as I was not able to store that re-configured console setting with F7 from
>it just came back and back again after the next IPL ...
>although we followed exactly the same procedure as described below .
>After some PTF installation we had our LAN card again.
>(this hit me with my first V5R1 install, can't tell for V4R5)
>Regards from germany, Philipp Rusch
>Stefan.Tageson@intentia.se schrieb:
> > Some time ago a question was asked on how to get rid of the Operations
> > Console LAN-attach in order to return the LAN-card to it's normal use.
> > I haven't seen any answers yet but as this problem hit us today one way
> > fix the problem is:
> >
> > Manual IPL to DST
> > Work with DST environment
> > Work with system devices
> > Console mode
> >   set the appropriate console mode 1=twinax, 2=OpsConsole
> >   then hit F11 Configure
> >      enter for ip-address and default routers and subnet mask
> >      press enter
> >      press F7 = Store
> >      press F13 Deactivate
> >     press F3 to return
> >
> > Be SURE to have the LAN-card connected to a hub/switch during this
> > operation or DST will freeze when pressing F13
> >
> > Re-Ipl the system and the LAN-card should be usable for other purposes
> > again.
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > Stefan Tageson
> > Intentia Consulting Sverige AB
> > Propellergatan 1, SE-211 19 Malmö, Sweden
> > Phone: +46 (0)40 691 35 00
> > Cell: +46 (0)733 913 813
> > Fax: +46 (0)40 691 3900
> > E-mail: stefan.tageson@intentia.se
> >
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