IC66704: AIX SYSTEM CRASH MAY OCCUR WHEN THE FILEPATH DRIVER IS LOADED

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When Journal Based Backup is enabled on AIX system,
    the filepath driver is also used.
    An AIX system crash may occur when the filepath driver is loaded
    although Journal based backup process is not running.
    
    
    The call stack from the AIS system dump will show :
    pvthread+02C300 STACK:
    [F1000000A037A07C]filepath:dumpVnodeops+00002C
    (F1000000A03B4004,
    408100143BC00000)
    [F1000000A0379C4C]filepath:getVnopsFromHash+000088
    (F10006000AEDBE08,
    F00000002FF46938)
    [F1000000A037A140]filepath:get_fileId+000030 (F10006000AEDBE08,
    F10006000BB7EC7C)
    [F1000000A03AAF68]filepath:hook_close_prim+000054
    (F10006000AEDBE08,
    0000000000000000,
       0000000000000000, F10006000BB7EC7C, 0000000100000001)
    [F1000000A03AA268]filepath:cleanTrackers+000118
    (F100068003518420)
    [F1000000A03AE7E8]filepath:hook_rdwr_attr+000214
    (F100068003518420,
    0000000100000001,
       0000000000000002, F00000002FF47538, 0000000000000000,
    0000000000000000,
       0000000000000000, 0000000000000000)
    [00014D70].hkey_legacy_gate+00004C ()
    [004B82C8]vnop_rdwr+0001A8 (??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??)
    [00524CB4]vno_rw+0000B4 (??, ??, ??, ??, ??)
    [004A22CC]rwuio+00012C (??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??)
    [004A2684]rdwr+000184 (??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??)
    [004A1CEC]kewrite+00016C (??, ??, ??, ??)
    [00003844].svc_instr+000144 ()
    [kdb_get_virtual_memory] no real storage @ 2FF20BB0
    [D013BE44]D013BE44 ()
    [kdb_read_mem] no real storage @ FFFFFFFFFFF63D0
    
    
    CRASH INFORMATION:
    CPU 0 CSA F00000002FF47600 at time of crash, error code for
    LEDs: 30000000  (Data storage interrupt from the processor.)
    pvthread+02CE00 STACK:
    [F1000000A038C96C]HASH_Find+000150 (F10006000ED78008,
    F100068001A6B420,
       0000000100000001)
    [F1000000A03A87A8]releaseTracker+000118 (F100068001A6B420,
    0000000300000003,
       000004A8000004A8)
    [F1000000A03A913C]removeTracker+000028 (F100068001A6B420,
    000004A8000004A8)
    [F1000000A03AA23C]hook_close_prim+000308 (F100068001A6B420,
    0000000004000020,
       0000000000000000, F1000600116B087C, 0000000000000000)
    [F1000000A03ADAF4]hook_close+000030 (F100068001A6B420,
    0000000004000020,
       0000000000000000, F1000600116B087C)
    [00014D70].hkey_legacy_gate+00004C ()
    [004BBD54]vnop_close+000094 (??, ??, ??, ??)
    [00524950]vno_close+000050 (??)
    [0053E0E4]closef+000064 (??)
    [0053E22C]fp_close+00004C (??)
    [004D6768]ld_usecount+000948 (??)
    [00170F08]kexitx+001008 (??)
    [0007D28C]kexit+00008C ()
    [kdb_get_virtual_memory] no real storage @ FFFFFFFF3FFFE60
    [kdb_read_mem] no real storage @ FFFFFFFFFFF6700
    
    
    CRASH INFORMATION:
    CPU 1 CSA F00000002FF47600 at time of crash, error code for
    LEDs: 30000000
    pvthread+011700 STACK:
    [F1000000A03A42F4]fileListRemove+000064 (F1000600040B4208)
    [F1000000A03A3FC4]FNAME_remove_internal+00010C
    (F100060000881054, 00000000000000F3,
       0000000100000001)
    [F1000000A03A4644]FNAME_remove+00004C (F100060000881054,
    00000000000000F3)
    [F1000000A03AD458]hook_remove+0000F8 (F10006800A259020,
    F10006800115F820,
       F0000 0002FF46D44, F10006003AA4D47C)
    [00014D70].hkey_legacy_gate+00004C ()
    [004B7A18]vnop_remove+000398 (??, ??, ??, ??)
    [0059FAE0]kunlink+000240 (??, ??)
    [00003844].svc_instr+000144 ()
    [kdb_get_virtual_memory] no real storage @ 2FF1E720
    [10028B6C]10028B6C ()
    [kdb_read_mem] no real storage @ FFFFFFFFFFF6700
    
    
    F1000000A03B260C]fileListAdd+000034 (F1000100182BDF08)
    [F1000000A03B2F18]FNAME_Add+000334 (F10001001321DFD4,
    0000000000000002,
       F10001001321DFD4, 0000000000000011, 0000000100000001,
    F00000002FF469A0)
    [F1000000A03BCC94]hook_lookup+0001D8 (F10001800AAD7820,
    F00000002FF46998,
       F00000002FF469A0, 0000000000000086, 0000000000000000,
    F10006000317A47C)
    [00014D70].hkey_legacy_gate+00004C ()
    [004B9C24]vnop_lookup+000184 (??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??)
    [004A0764]lookuppn+0008C4 (??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??)
    [0059FA4C]kunlink+0001AC (??, ??)
    [00003844].svc_instr+000144 ()
    [kdb_get_virtual_memory] no real storage @ 2FF1EB10
    [10028B6C]10028B6C ()
    [kdb_read_mem] no real storage @ FFFFFFFFFFF98D0
    
    
    TSM Versions Affected:
    TSM Client 6.1 for AIX platform
    
    Initial Impact: Medium
    
    Additional Keywords:
    Journal based backup zz61
    

Local fix

  • Please remove filepath module.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: Backup-archive clients on AIX using          *
    *                 journal-based backup                         *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: See ERROR DESCRIPTION                   *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION: Apply fixing level when available. This      *
    *                 problem is currently projected to be fixed   *
    *                 in levels 5.5.3, 6.1.4, 6.2.1. Note this     *
    *                 is subject to change at the discretion of    *
    *                 IBM.                                         *
    ****************************************************************
    *
    

Problem conclusion

  • The problem has been fixed so it no longer occurs.
    

Temporary fix

  • A fix for this problem is currently targeted for interim fix
    package 6.1.3.2. Until the interim fix is actually available
    this information is subject to change at the discretion of IBM.
    

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC66704

  • Reported component name

    TSM CLIENT

  • Reported component ID

    5698ISMCL

  • Reported release

    61A

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2010-02-26

  • Closed date

    2010-02-26

  • Last modified date

    2010-04-27

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

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    TSM CLIENT

  • Fixed component ID

    5698ISMCL

Applicable component levels

  • R61A PSY

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More support for:

Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version:

61A

Reference #:

IC66704

Modified date:

2010-04-27

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