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IV61158: VFC CLIENT ADAPTER LIMITATION ON NUM_CMD_ELEMS APPLIES TO AIX 6100-08

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The fcstat command output for a virtual fibre adapter
    (VFC) shows the high water mark of active commands never
    exceeds 256, irrespective of the num_cmd_elems attribute
    value.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • More number of pending commands in the VFC client adapter's
    pending queue, even when num_cmd_elems value is higher than
    256.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Modified code to limit the upper limit for num_cmd_elems for
    VFC client adapter
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV61158
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV63231
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV64278
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV63282
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV61158

  • Reported component name

    VIRTUAL I/O SER

  • Reported component ID

    5765G3400

  • Reported release

    220

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-06-03

  • Closed date

    2014-08-03

  • Last modified date

    2015-01-21

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    VIRTUAL I/O SER

  • Fixed component ID

    5765G3400

Applicable component levels

  • R220 PSY

       UP

PTF to Fileset Mapping



Document information

More support for: PowerVM VIOS Standard Edition

Software version: 220

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV61158

Modified date: 21 January 2015