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IV54063: ETHERNET DRIVER INCORRECTLY TRANSITIONS FROM DEAD TO CLOSED APPLIES TO AIX 6100-09

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Ethernet driver incorrectly transtitions from DEAD to CLOSED
    simply by doing ifconfig detach of the en interface on the
    ent device when it is already in DEAD state.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • Ethernet driver incorrectly transtitions from DEAD to CLOSED
    simply by doing ifconfig detach of the en interface on the
    ent device when it is already in DEAD state.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Correct the logic to prevent transitioning out of the DEAD
    state once in it.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 5300-12 - use AIX APAR IV54368
    6100-07 - use AIX APAR IV55005
    6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV55006
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV54063
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV54063
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV54063
    7100-01 - use AIX APAR IV55007
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV55008
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV54159
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV54159
    7100-04 - use AIX APAR IV54223
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV54063

  • Reported component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Reported component ID

    5765G6200

  • Reported release

    610

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-01-15

  • Closed date

    2014-01-15

  • Last modified date

    2016-05-10

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Fixed component ID

    5765G6200

Applicable component levels

  • R610 PSY U861717

       UP15/11/22 I 1000

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Document information

More support for: AIX Standard Edition

Software version: 610

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV54063

Modified date: 10 May 2016