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IV62098: 64-BIT APPLICATION DUMPS CORE AT PERFSTAT_PARTITION_CONFIG APPLIES TO AIX 6100-08

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • 64-bit applications which calls
    perfstat_partition_config()
    dumps core with below stack:
    
    noname.strlen() at 0x90000000001c200
    _doprnt(??, ??, ??) at 0x90000000021e8f4
    sprintf(0xffffffffffff5e0, 0x9001000a037ebec, 0x100106f0,
    0x100106d0, 0x3ffc000000000003, 0x1190, 0x0, 0x0) at
    0x9000000000058e8
    perfstat_partition_config(??, ??, ??, ??) at
    0x9000000006412d4
    main() at 0x10000052c
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • 64-bit applications which invokes perfstat_patition_config
    dumps core with below stack:
    noname.strlen() at 0x90000000001c200
    _doprnt(??, ??, ??) at 0x90000000021e8f4
    sprintf(0xffffffffffff5e0, 0x9001000a037ebec, 0x100106f0,
    0x100106d0, 0x3ffc000000000003, 0x1190, 0x0, 0x0) at
    0x9000000000058e8
    perfstat_partition_config(??, ??, ??, ??) at
    0x9000000006412d4
    main() at 0x10000052c
    

Problem conclusion

  • Modified the code to fix the problem
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV62098
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV62466
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV64269
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV62752
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV62098

  • Reported component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Reported component ID

    5765G6200

  • Reported release

    610

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-06-30

  • Closed date

    2014-07-11

  • Last modified date

    2016-05-11

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 #: IV62098

Modified date: 11 May 2016