Whatever the defect was must have been corrected. It could be as simple as
the load was built with an error in it.

In any case it's superceded so I'm not sure I really care that much.

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-----Original Message-----
From: MIDRANGE-L [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
Steinmetz, Paul
Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2014 10:09 AM
To: 'Midrange Systems Technical Discussion'
Subject: RE: Defective PTF set to apply at IPL - how to stop it.

I thought if IBM determines a PTF as defective, they remove the ability for
it to be downloaded.
That did not occur in this case.
Why?

Paul

-----Original Message-----
From: MIDRANGE-L [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jim
Oberholtzer
Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2014 7:30 AM
To: 'Midrange Systems Technical Discussion'
Subject: RE: Defective PTF set to apply at IPL - how to stop it.

I agree with Rob. Rather than messing around with the old PTF, it's been
superseded by a (presumably) corrective one, so apply them all. That's what
IBM intended when the superseded PTF was released.

It is very likely that the offending PTF fixed more than one APAR, but only
a small function was incorrect, so you'll need both of them anyway. The
follow on PTF only fixes what it needs to, not the entire function of the
prior one.

I have not looked but I'll bet an adult beverage that the old PTF is a
pre-req to the new one.

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Jim Oberholtzer
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-----Original Message-----
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rob@xxxxxxxxx
Sent: Tuesday, December 02, 2014 12:37 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: Defective PTF set to apply at IPL - how to stop it.

<snip>
I stumbled upon the fact that it's back due to the fact there is a
superseding PTF, 5770TC1-SI55030. Or do I just download the superseding PTF
and set it to apply?
</snip>

I would think that would be the proper course of action.


Rob Berendt
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From: Jeff Crosby <jlcrosby@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 12/02/2014 09:54 AM
Subject: Defective PTF set to apply at IPL - how to stop it.
Sent by: "MIDRANGE-L" <midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx>



All,

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 me errors.

I was one of those involved in discovering it's defective, deleted it at
that time, and now, somehow, it got downloaded again. Part of some group,
maybe? Anyway, I stumbled upon the fact that it's back due to the fact
there is a superseding PTF, 5770TC1-SI55030. Or do I just download the
superseding PTF and set it to apply?

Thanks.


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VP Information Systems
UniPro FoodService/Dilgard
P.O. Box 13369
Ft. Wayne, IN 46868-3369
260-422-7531
www.dilgardfoods.com

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