Unable read the CD containing the PTF. (NETIQKB30689)

  • 7730689
  • 02-Feb-2007
  • 08-Oct-2007

Resolution

fact
VigilEnt Security Agent for iSeries 5.4/7.0

fact
PTF02212

fact
PTF02180

fact
PTF02098

symptom
Unable read the CD containing the PTF.

symptom
Receiving a hardware error while trying to apply a PTF.

cause
The CD-ROM drive for iSeries machine is *DVD-ROM, which is incompatible with PTF versions prior to 1X02267-2.

fix

The error relates to a specific type of CD-ROM reader on some iSeries machines.

To check for the media type, please follow these steps:

  1. With the CD in the drive, use command WRKOPTVOL.

  2. Select Option 5 and look for the Media Type.

  3. If the Media Type is *DVD-ROM and the CD inserted is for a Service Pack prior to 1X02267-2, upgrade the PTF to 1X02267-2 or higher.


Additional Information

Formerly known as NETIQKB30689

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