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IV57435: VARYONVG -CA OF CONC VG WITH FIRST PV REMOVED CAN FAIL OR HANG APPLIES TO AIX 7100-03

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • If the first disk in a VG is in the defined state,
    and the VG is a concurrent VG,
    when Power HA tries to bring the VG online using:
    varyonvg -fncP <vgname>
    varyonvg -ncA <vgname>
    
    The varyonvg -A to go to active mode will
    fail for Scalable type Volume Groups, or hang
    for small and big type Volume Groups.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:
    * Systems running the 7100-03 Technology Level with the
    * bos.rte.lvm fileset below the 7.1.3.15 level.
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    * If the first disk in a VG is in the defined state,
    * and the VG is a concurrent VG,
    * when Power HA tries to bring the VG online using:
    * varyonvg -fncP <vgname>
    * varyonvg -ncA <vgname>
    * The varyonvg -A to go to active mode will
    * fail for Scalable type Volume Groups, or hang
    * for small and big type Volume Groups.
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:
    * Install APAR IV57435.
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Correct LVM code to ensure we can properly read the lvm_rec and
    update metadata in the scenario described above, when the first
    disk in the VG is removed.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV58656
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV58086
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV58086
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV58086
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV56997
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV57435
    7100-04 - use AIX APAR IV59701
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV57435

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    YesPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-03-25

  • Closed date

    2014-03-25

  • Last modified date

    2016-05-10

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

    IV56997

  • 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

       UP



Document information

More support for: AIX Enterprise Edition

Software version: 710

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV57435

Modified date: 10 May 2016