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IV65465: SYSTEM CRASH IN BMINODEFLUSH APPLIES TO AIX 6100-09

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Under heavy file system use if the inode cache size tunable is
    reduced, then it is possible for the machine to crash with
    variations of the following stack. The two important calls here
    are iRecycle and bmInodeFlush
    STACK:
    ■002F7D78bmInodeFlush@AF123_69+0001B8 (F100010183FC6080,
    F1000100E30C3EF0, 0000000000000000, 000000000000000A,
    000000000212E000, 0000000000000000, 0000000000000000,
    F000000035B4D600 ■??)
    ■002F40B8bmInodeFlush+000038 (??)
    ■002E4B0CpagerUnbind@AF66_41+00012C (??, ??, ??, ??)
    ■002E3B6CpagerUnbind+00002C (??, ??, ??)
    ■002DE164iRecycle+000124 (??, ??, ??)
    ■002DDDF0iPut+000550 (??, ??)
    ■0036A644j2_rele@AF24_6+000024 (??, ??)
    ■006017C4vnop_rele+000084 (??)
    ■00704E80mkdir+000340 (??, ??)
    ■00003888mfspurr_sc_flih01+0000E4 ()
    ■kdb_get_virtual_memory no real storage @ 11C2B13A0
    ■100000C880000000100000C88 ()
    ■kdb_read_mem no real storage @ FFFFFFFFFFF8980
    

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Problem summary

  • Under heavy file system use if the inode cache size tunable is
    reduced, then it is possible for the machine to crash with
    variations of the following stack. The two important calls here
    are iRecycle and bmInodeFlush
    STACK:
     002F7D78 bmInodeFlush@AF123_69+0001B8 (F100010183FC6080,
    F1000100E30C3EF0, 0000000000000000, 000000000000000A,
    000000000212E000, 0000000000000000, 0000000000000000,
    F000000035B4D600  ?? )
     002F40B8 bmInodeFlush+000038 (??)
     002E4B0C pagerUnbind@AF66_41+00012C (??, ??, ??, ??)
     002E3B6C pagerUnbind+00002C (??, ??, ??)
     002DE164 iRecycle+000124 (??, ??, ??)
     002DDDF0 iPut+000550 (??, ??)
     0036A644 j2_rele@AF24_6+000024 (??, ??)
     006017C4 vnop_rele+000084 (??)
     00704E80 mkdir+000340 (??, ??)
     00003888 mfspurr_sc_flih01+0000E4 ()
     kdb_get_virtual_memory  no real storage @ 11C2B13A0
     100000C88 0000000100000C88 ()
     kdb_read_mem  no real storage @ FFFFFFFFFFF8980
    

Problem conclusion

  • changed conditional
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV65465
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV65464
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV65465

  • Reported component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Reported component ID

    5765G6200

  • Reported release

    610

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-10-01

  • Closed date

    2014-10-01

  • Last modified date

    2015-05-22

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

    IV65464

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Fixed component ID

    5765G6200

Applicable component levels

  • R610 PSY U861283

       UP14/10/29 I 1000

PTF to Fileset Mapping



Document information

More support for: AIX Standard Edition

Software version: 610

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV65465

Modified date: 22 May 2015