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IV55078: AIX SYSTEM UPGRADE MAY HANG WHILE APPLYING BOS.RTE.SECURITY APPLIES TO AIX 6100-09

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • AIX upgrade may hang in
    
    installp: APPLYING software for: bos.rte.security
    
    while a file similar to
    
    /tmp/login.cfg.6226136
    
    (6226136 is the PID of the writing process)
    
    continues to grow in size.
    

Local fix

  • Make sure that the comment sections in
    /etc/security/login.cfg
    are ended with a comment line
    holding at least 3 "*" characters.
    

Problem summary

  • aix system upgrade may hang while applying
    the bos.rte.security fileset after removing
    the comment section from /etc/security/
    login.cfg file.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Removed the dependency on the comment section
    of file /etc/security/login.cfg
    while upgrading the bos.rte.security fileset.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-07 - use AIX APAR IV58378
    6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV58043
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV55078
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV55078
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV55078
    7100-01 - use AIX APAR IV57688
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV53546
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV55196
    7100-04 - use AIX APAR IV55215
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV55078

  • Reported component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Reported component ID

    5765G6200

  • Reported release

    610

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-02-06

  • Closed date

    2014-02-06

  • Last modified date

    2016-05-10

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

    IV53546

  • 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 U859288

       UP14/05/21 I 1000

PTF to Fileset Mapping



Document information

More support for: AIX Standard Edition

Software version: 610

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV55078

Modified date: 10 May 2016