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IV56887: Y4 CRYPTO ESTIMATED DUMP SIZE INCREDIBLY LARGE APPLIES TO AIX 6100-09

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The command sysdumpdev -e returns a huge value for the dump
    size:
    # sysdumpdev -e
    0453-041 Estimated dump size in bytes: 368868827868807822
    
    It should be:
     sysdumpdev -e
    0453-041 Estimated dump size in bytes: 68953414041
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • The command sysdumpdev -e returns a huge value for the dump
    size:
    # sysdumpdev -e
    0453-041 Estimated dump size in bytes: 368868827868807822
    
    It should be:
     sysdumpdev -e
    0453-041 Estimated dump size in bytes: 68953414041
    

Problem conclusion

  • Add the check for the argument DMPRTN_ESTIMATE and pass
    the size of the dump information the y4 adapter wants to
    save. Then also check the DMPRTN_START to pass the pointer
    to the y4 crypto adapter idata.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-07 - use AIX APAR IV58263
    6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV57373
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV56887
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV56887
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV56887
    7100-01 - use AIX APAR IV57566
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV57380
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV56884
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV56884
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV56884
    7100-04 - use AIX APAR IV56895
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV56887

  • Reported component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Reported component ID

    5765G6200

  • Reported release

    610

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-03-20

  • Closed date

    2014-03-20

  • Last modified date

    2016-05-10

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

    IV56884

  • 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 U863004

       UP14/10/28 I 1000

PTF to Fileset Mapping



Document information

More support for: AIX Standard Edition

Software version: 610

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV56887

Modified date: 10 May 2016