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MF60878 - LIC-OTHER-WAIT STRCLUNOD TIMING ISSUE CAUSES CLUSTER HANG

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Abstract

LIC-OTHER-WAIT STRCLUNOD TIMING ISSUE CAUSES CLUSTER HANG


Pre/Co-Requisite PTF / Fix List

REQ  LICENSED           PTF/FIX  LEVEL

TYPE PROGRAM  RELEASE   NUMBER   MIN/MAX  OPTION
---- -------- --------- -------  -------  ------
NONE



NOTICE:
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Application of this PTF may disable or render ineffective programs that
use system memory addresses not generated by the IBM translator,
including programs that circumvent control technology designed to limit
interactive capacity to purchased levels.  This PTF may be a prerequisite
for future PTFs.  By applying this PTF you authorize and agree to the
foregoing.

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REGARDING THE PTF.





APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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In very rare circumstances when two or more STRCLUNOD commands
are issued at nearly the identical time, it cause an issue which
results in a hang within the cluster. From that point forward,
nodes may not end or start.

CORRECTION FOR APAR MA45052 :
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The timing condition causing the problem is fixed.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR MA45052 :
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None.


Activation Instructions


None.




Special Instructions


On each node in the cluster, end clustering, apply the fix, and then
start clustering.  It is not necessary to update all nodes at the same
time, however, any node without the fix will continue to be a potential
source of the problem.


Default Instructions

THIS PTF CAN BE APPLIED IMMEDIATE OR DELAYED.



Supersedes

PTF/FIX NO(S).  APAR TITLE LINE
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     NONE

Summary Information

System.............................. i
Models..............................
Release............................. V7R2M0
Licensed Program............... 5770999
APAR Fixed.......................... View details for APAR MA45052
Superseded by:......................
Recompile........................... N
Library............................. QSYS
MRI Feature ........................ NONE
Cum Level........................... C6127720


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Document information

More support for: i family

Software version: V7R2M0

Operating system(s): OS/400

Reference #: MF60878

Modified date: 15 December 2015