IZ20663: VIOS OPTICAL SUPPORT SHOWS INCONSISTENCIES APPLIES TO AIX 5300-06

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • VIOS's file-backed optical support shows inconsistencies when
    there are an odd number of 2K blocks.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * CUSTOMERS AFFECTED:
    * Users of Virtual I/O Server (VIOS) file-backed optical
    * devices running the 5300-06 Technology Level with the kernels
    * (bos.mp, bos.mp64) below the level of 5.3.0.69.
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    * VIOS file-backed optical devices may return incorrect data
    * when there are an odd number of 2K blocks.
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:
    * Install APAR IZ20663.
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Return partially-read data correctly.
    

Temporary fix

  • *********
    * HIPER *
    *********
    

Comments

  • 5300-06 - use AIX APAR IZ20663
    5300-07 - use AIX APAR IZ20458
    5300-08 - use AIX APAR IZ19049
    5300-09 - use AIX APAR IZ18267
    6100-00 - use AIX APAR IZ23599
    6100-01 - use AIX APAR IZ18230
    6100-02 - use AIX APAR IZ18459
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IZ20663

  • Reported component name

    AIX 5.3

  • Reported component ID

    5765G0300

  • Reported release

    530

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    YesHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2008-04-20

  • Closed date

    2008-04-20

  • Last modified date

    2008-11-17

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

    IZ18230

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX 5.3

  • Fixed component ID

    5765G0300

Applicable component levels

  • R530 PSY U818788

       UP08/05/29 I 1000



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More support for:

AIX family

Software version:

530

Operating system(s):

AIX

Reference #:

IZ20663

Modified date:

2008-11-17

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