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IV59361: SYSDUMPDEV -E RETURNS HUGE VALUE DURING THE TAPE BACKUP APPLIES TO AIX 6100-08

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The sysdumpdev -e command returns a huge, or, negative
    value during
    the tape backup.  For example, run smitty mksysb in one
    session then
    run sysdumpdev -e in another session as below.
    
    # sysdumpdev -e
    0453-041 Estimated dump size in bytes: -60048989277388
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • sysdumpdev -e command provides large invalid value
    

Problem conclusion

  • Code is added to handle a missing case
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV59361
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV62472
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV62472
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV64213
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV62458
    7100-04 - use AIX APAR IV62501
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV59361

  • Reported component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Reported component ID

    5765G6200

  • Reported release

    610

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-04-17

  • Closed date

    2014-07-08

  • Last modified date

    2016-05-11

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Fixed component ID

    5765G6200

Applicable component levels

  • R610 PSY U867302

       UP15/01/18 I 1000

PTF to Fileset Mapping



Document information

More support for: AIX Standard Edition

Software version: 610

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV59361

Modified date: 11 May 2016