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IV50544: AIX NFS CLIENT IN WPAR SEES ESTALE ON ASYNC READDIR OPERATIONS APPLIES TO AIX 6100-09

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When using WPAR setup under AIX, with each WPAR
    configured
    as an NFS client, it is possible that asynchronous
    READDIR
    operations fail with ESTALE error under the WPAR.
    Asynchronous READ and WRITE operations work fine, and
    all operations work fine in the global environment.
    
    Applications such as SAP and other OEM programs could
    abort when
    reading NFS directories from a WPAR.
    
    
    An example error:
    
    $ xe   /sapmnt/software/SCM/702_upgrade/download_dir/
    
    uabend:err code=1,p1=00000000,p2=00000000,p3=00000000
         IOT/Abort trap
    (coredump)
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • When using WPAR setup under AIX, with each WPAR configured
    as an NFS client, it is possible that asynchronous READDIR
    operations fail with ESTALE error under the WPAR.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Use the correct CID for READDIR operations from WPAR
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-07 - use AIX APAR IV58282
    6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV46710
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV50544
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV50544
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV50544
    7100-01 - use AIX APAR IV57531
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV57081
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV50856
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV50544

  • Reported component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Reported component ID

    5765G6200

  • Reported release

    610

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2013-10-08

  • Closed date

    2013-10-08

  • Last modified date

    2014-08-14

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

    IV46710

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Fixed component ID

    5765G6200

Applicable component levels

  • R610 PSY U859271

       UP14/05/21 I 1000

PTF to Fileset Mapping



Document information

More support for: AIX Enterprise Edition

Software version: 610

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV50544

Modified date: 14 August 2014