John,

When you do that, don't you lose all the DST/SST user-ids?

Pete

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[mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jones, John (US)
Sent: Monday, October 01, 2007 6:29 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: RE: Alt IPL Device (tape)

That's definitely nice about the HMC - being able to change the alt IPL
device quickly and easily - but don't count on it 100%. If you're using
a tape drive that happens to be part of a library then it's ability to
be an alt IPL device becomes a "maybe". It may work. Or not. On our
SCSI 3582 the answer turns out to be not.

For me I've given up on that and will use the LIC CD to get started &
then restore the OS from tape.


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