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MF63211 - LIC-UNPRED-SRCB6000103 Partition crash when starting PowerVP

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Abstract

LIC-UNPRED-SRCB6000103 Partition crash when starting PowerVP


Pre/Co-Requisite PTF / Fix List

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

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Under some circumstances, an IBM i partition can crash while
starting to collect hardware data for PowerVP.  The failing
stack shows references to PdcPmcEiHandler and
PdcHdwModeDataBuffer.

CORRECTION FOR APAR MA45603 :
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Licensed internal code has been changed to prevent a NULL
pointer access in the performance data collection interrupt
handler.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR MA45603 :
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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
--------------  ------------------------------------------------------------
   MF58516      LIC-OTHER Performance monitor counter table update
   MF58183      LIC-OTHER-PERFM update to hardware event counter configurati
   MF57811      LIC-OTHER-WAIT
   MF57767      LIC-OTHER-INCORROUT QRNPMULVL in QAYPERUNI not consistent ac
   MF57645      LIC-OTHER-INCORROUT performance monitor unit configuration u
   MF57645      LIC-OTHER-UNPRED Partition crash running Performance Explore
   MF57645      LIC-OTHER-INCORROUT Performance Explorer hardware event coun

Summary Information

System.............................. i
Models..............................
Release............................. V7R2M0
Licensed Program............... 5770999
APAR Fixed.......................... View details for APAR MA45603
Superseded by:...................... View fix details for PTF MF64739
Recompile........................... N
Library............................. QSYS
MRI Feature ........................ NONE
Cum Level........................... C7290720


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Document information

More support for: i family

Software version: V7R2M0

Operating system(s): OS/400

Reference #: MF63211

Modified date: 22 February 2017