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IV42025: CHOWN -R FAILS WITH EOVERFLOW ERROR APPLIES TO AIX 7100-00

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When running "chown -R 755 <dir> on a  filesystem, the
    command fails with the following error:
    
    # chown -R axsadm:axsadm /COOLDATA
    chown: /COOLDATA: Value too large to be stored in data
    type.
    

Local fix

  • n/a
    

Problem summary

  • chown command is not working on huge file system,
    returns EOVERFLOW error.
    

Problem conclusion

  • chown command modified to support 64-bit length
    inode and offset values.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 5300-12 - use AIX APAR IV39533
    6100-06 - use AIX APAR IV38544
    6100-07 - use AIX APAR IV31603
    6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV39885
    7100-00 - use AIX APAR IV42025
    7100-01 - use AIX APAR IV41380
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV40002
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV42025

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2013-05-07

  • Closed date

    2013-05-07

  • Last modified date

    2013-11-26

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

    IV31603

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Fixed component ID

    5765H4000

Applicable component levels

  • R710 PSY U858345

       UP13/07/30 I 1000

PTF to Fileset Mapping



Document information

More support for: AIX Enterprise Edition

Software version: 710

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV42025

Modified date: 26 November 2013


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