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MF62566 - LIC-OTHER-LOOP CALLS TO THE IBMI CRYPTO LIBRARY LOOP AS A RE

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Abstract

LIC-OTHER-LOOP CALLS TO THE IBMI CRYPTO LIBRARY LOOP AS A RE


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TYPE PROGRAM  RELEASE   NUMBER   MIN/MAX  OPTION
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APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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Calls to the IBMi crypto library loop as a result of stale
pointer references from IBM i SLIC compaction operation.

CORRECTION FOR APAR MA45865 :
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Systems running V7R2 and later on a POWER 8 system that have VMX
operations accessible to the cryptographic library include
references to the VMX operating functions.  Upon compaction of
SLIC, should it occur, this may yield stale pointers resulting
in looping or other possible errors.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR MA45865 :
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None.


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THIS IS A DELAYED PTF TO BE APPLIED AT IPL TIME.



Supersedes

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

Summary Information

System.............................. i
Models..............................
Release............................. V7R3M0
Licensed Program............... 5770999
APAR Fixed.......................... View details for APAR MA45865
Superseded by:......................
Recompile........................... N
Library............................. QSYS
MRI Feature ........................ NONE
Cum Level........................... C6299730


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Document information

More support for: i family

Software version: V7R3M0

Operating system(s): OS/400

Reference #: MF62566

Modified date: 06 September 2016