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IV54159: ETHERNET DRIVER INCORRECTLY TRANSITIONS FROM DEAD TO CLOSED APPLIES TO AIX 7100-03

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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

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV54159

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-01-16

  • Closed date

    2014-01-16

  • Last modified date

    2016-05-10

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

    IV54063

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Fixed component ID

    5765H4000

Applicable component levels

  • R710 PSY U859787

       UP14/05/22 I 1000

PTF to Fileset Mapping



Document information

More support for: AIX Enterprise Edition

Software version: 710

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV54159

Modified date: 10 May 2016