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IV61879: NMON DOESN'T CLOSE THE FD FOR UNUSED FC ADAPTER APPLIES TO AIX 6100-08

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • rmdev -Rdl <fcadapter> fails when removing an unused
    port.
    When customer tried to remove the adapter command returns
    a busy status though the adapter is not used.
    # rmdev -Rdl fcs1
    fcnet1 deleted
    sfwcomm1 deleted
    Method error (/usr/lib/methods/ucfgdevice):
            0514-062 Cannot perform the requested function
    because the
                     specified device is busy.
    
    
    (1) root @ moon9: 7.1.0.0: /
    # rmdev -Rdl fscsi1
    Method error (/usr/lib/methods/ucfgdevice):
            0514-062 Cannot perform the requested function
    because the
                     specified device is busy.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:
    * Systems running the 6100-08 Technology Level with
    * bos.perf.libperfstat at or between 6.1.8.0 and 6.1.8.18
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    * rmdev -Rdl <fcadapter> fails when removing an unused
    * port.
    * When customer tried to remove the adapter command returns
    * a busy status though the adapter is not used.
    * # rmdev -Rdl fcs1
    * fcnet1 deleted
    * sfwcomm1 deleted
    * Method error (/usr/lib/methods/ucfgdevice):
    *         0514-062 Cannot perform the requested function
    * because the specified device is busy.
    * (1) root @ moon9: 7.1.0.0: /
    * # rmdev -Rdl fscsi1
    * Method error (/usr/lib/methods/ucfgdevice):
    *         0514-062 Cannot perform the requested function
    * because the specified device is busy.
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:
    * Install APAR IV61879.
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Close all the fc adapters which are opened by nmon.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV61879
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV61057
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV61057
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV60578
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV61054
    7100-04 - use AIX APAR IV61072
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV61879

  • Reported component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Reported component ID

    5765G6200

  • Reported release

    610

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    YesPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-06-24

  • Closed date

    2014-06-24

  • Last modified date

    2016-05-10

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

    IV60578

  • 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 U867354

       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 #: IV61879

Modified date: 10 May 2016