On 02-Dec-2014 08:53 -0600, Jeff Crosby wrote:
I have a defective PTF (5770TC1-SI54738) set to apply at the next
IPL. How do I stop it? I've tried both RMVPTF and DLTPTF. Both give
Perhaps counter-intuitively, the command to use is the Apply PTF
(APYPTF); effect an override of the IPL Apply Option, to ask that the PTF
*not* be applied with the upcoming IPL as was previously requested.
_Apply Program Temporary Fix_ (APYPTF)
_IPL apply options_ (IPLAPY)
Specifies the action that is done for delayed or immediate PTFs at the
next unattended IPL.
Previous requests to apply the identified PTFs at the next unattended
IPL are canceled.
<<SNIP>> there is a superseding PTF, 5770TC1-SI55030. Or do I just
download the superseding PTF and set it to apply?
I do not recall for sure, but I believe after the apply action is
changed for the currently loaded PTF SI54738, the Remove PTF (RMVPTF)
should be successful using the *IMMED even if the PTF is defined as
supported only for Delayed-apply. After that defective PTF is removed,
only then should the Load PTF (LODPTF) of the supersede be performed. I do
not recall if Delete PTF (DLTPTF) is desirable or even allowed against the
permanently removed defective PTF, but no harm in the attempt performed
after the removal and before the download\load\apply activity of the
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