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In the PWRDWNSYS menu, give an option to not apply any Pending PTFs during the IPL. This would fall under the Restart Options if doing a Restart after power down.
We apply all available PTFs (Groups and Recommended lists), some of which require an IPL to apply so we set them to Delayed, and apply the Immediate PTFs. This creates a problem when there is an 'out-of-band' IPL needed to fix a different issue and we are not ready for those PTFs set to Delayed to be applied.
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