IY98462: 0512-300 MKDVD: ERROR IN ROUTINE: BUILD_BOOT_IMAGES APPLIES TO AIX 5300-06

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Both 'mkdvd' command line and 'smitty mkdvd' will fail
    with the following error message when running bosboot
    at AIX 5300-05-00 and above for a specified mksysb image.
    
    # mkdvd -d /dev/cd0 -m /fullpath_to_mksysb_image
    
    Initializing mkdvd log: /var/adm/ras/mkcd.log...
    Verifying command parameters...
    Creating temporary file system: /mkcd/cd_fs...
    Populating the CD or DVD file system...
    Building chrp boot image...
    
    0301-111 /usr/lib/boot/bin/mkboot_chrp: error on
    Object Data Manager routine "odm_get_first"
    
    0301-158 bosboot: mkboot failed to create /tmp/cd.bi.
    
    0301-165 bosboot: WARNING! bosboot failed - do not
    attempt
    to boot device.
    
    mv: cannot rename /mkcd/cd_fs/307348/cd.bi to
    /mkcd/cd_fs/307348/ppc/chrp/bootfile.exe:
    No such file or directory
    
    # more /var/adm/ras/mkcd.log
    
    ##################################################
    Sat Mar 22 16:46:30 CDT 2008
    cmd: mkdvd -d /dev/cd0 -m /nicfs/mksysb -Y
    Initializing mkdvd log: /var/adm/ras/mkcd.log...
    Verifying command parameters...
    Creating temporary file system: /mkcd/cd_fs...
    Populating the CD or DVD file system...
    Building chrp boot image...
    0512-300 mkdvd: Error in routine: build_boot_images.
    Cleaning up...
    Removing temporary file system: /mkcd/cd_fs...
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • Both 'mkdvd' command line and 'smitty mkdvd' will fail with
    the following error message when running bosboot at
    AIX 5300-05-00 and above for a specified mksysb image.
    
    #mkdvd -m /nicfs/55709_mksysb/55709.500.mksysb_seprda02.2006-12
    -V rootvg -C /dvd/dvdimage -R -S -D -Y
    Initializing mkdvd log: /var/adm/ras/mkcd.log...
    Verifying command parameters...
    Creating temporary file system: /mkcd/cd_fs...
    Populating the CD or DVD file system...
    Building chrp boot image...
    
    0301-111 /usr/lib/boot/bin/mkboot_chrp: error on
    Object Data Manager routine "odm_get_first"
    
    0301-158 bosboot: mkboot failed to create /tmp/cd.bi.
    
    0301-165 bosboot: WARNING! bosboot failed - do not attempt
    to boot device.
    
    mv: cannot rename /mkcd/cd_fs/307348/cd.bi to
    /mkcd/cd_fs/307348/ppc/chrp/bootfile.exe:
    No such file or directory
    

Problem conclusion

  • Code has been modified to create bootimages without regard to
    whether the particular type of device atually exits on the
    system.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 5300-06 - use AIX APAR IY98462
    5300-07 - use AIX APAR IZ00082
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IY98462

  • Reported component name

    AIX 5.3

  • Reported component ID

    5765G0300

  • Reported release

    530

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2007-05-11

  • Closed date

    2007-06-05

  • Last modified date

    2007-12-06

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

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

    IZ00082

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX 5.3

  • Fixed component ID

    5765G0300

Applicable component levels

  • R530 PSY U811904

       UP07/08/03 I 1000

PTF to Fileset Mapping



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More support for:

AIX family

Software version:

530

Operating system(s):

AIX

Reference #:

IY98462

Modified date:

2007-12-06

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