D SCR Output Shows 'VTCS not fully initialized' When VTCS is Not Used (Doc ID 1232724.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 17, 2016

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek Host Software Component (HSC) for MVS and z/OS - Version: 7.0 to 7.0 - Release: 7.0 to 7.0
Sun StorageTek Enterprise Library Software (ELS) - Version: 7.0 and later    [Release: 7.0 and later]
IBM z/OS on System z

Symptoms

This document applies to an ELS 7.0 HSC-only environment where HSC is started with PARM='NOVTCS' (VTCS is not used).

Display scratch command output shows a line for virtual volumes.
D SCR output shows a line for VSM.
D SCR output displays 'VTCS not fully initialized'

Sample Display Scratch output:

=SLS2638I Scratch Summary 224

ACS/LSM    Subpool Name Label Media    Rectech       Count
==========================================================
VSM        **** VTCS not fully initialized ****          0
----------------------------------------------------------
 LSM 00:00 REAL1           SL All                      250
 LSM 00:00 REAL2           SL All                      207
 LSM 00:00 Non-Subpool        All                        0
 LSM 00:00 Total              All                      457
ACS 00 REAL1               SL All                      250
ACS 00 REAL2               SL All                      207
ACS 00 Non-Subpool            All                        0
ACS 00 Total                  All                      457
==========================================================


Cause

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