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IV63651: DSM MAY NOT WORK WITH HMC V8 MANAGED SYSTEMS APPLIES TO AIX 7100-03

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When using DSM tools against systems that are managed by
    an HMC at version 8.1, errors indicating a failure to
    connect to the HMC may be encountered.  For example:
    # dgetmacs -m openfirmware -C NIM -n nimclient
    Using an adapter type of "ent".
    Attempting to use openfirmware method to collect MAC
       addresses.
    Acquiring adapter information from Open Firmware for node
       nimclient.
    dgetmacs: 2760-185 Issuing the command
       "/opt/ibm/sysmgt/dsm/dsmbin/lpar_netboot -M -n -t ent
       -J <HMC_IP> -j hmc
       -F <passwd_file> -A <LPAR_ID> <serial> <MTM>" gave a
       return code of 1.  The routine will continue.
    No adapters found for node opslab111.
    Could not get mac address for this aix node "opslab111"
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • When using DSM tools against systems that are managed by
    an HMC at version 8.1, errors indicating a failure to
    connect to the HMC may be encountered.  For example:
    # dgetmacs -m openfirmware -C NIM -n nimclient
    Using an adapter type of "ent".
    Attempting to use openfirmware method to collect MAC
       addresses.
    Acquiring adapter information from Open Firmware for node
       nimclient.
    dgetmacs: 2760-185 Issuing the command
       "/opt/ibm/sysmgt/dsm/dsmbin/lpar_netboot -M -n -t ent
       -J <HMC_IP> -j hmc
       -F <passwd_file> -A <LPAR_ID> <serial> <MTM>" gave a
       return code of 1.  The routine will continue.
    No adapters found for node opslab111.
    Could not get mac address for this aix node "opslab111"
    

Problem conclusion

  • Updated DSM to be compatible with HMC 8.1.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV70128
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV63924
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV70192
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV63651
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV63651

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-08-15

  • Closed date

    2014-08-19

  • Last modified date

    2015-09-30

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Fixed component ID

    5765H4000

Applicable component levels

  • R710 PSY U865701

       UP15/05/19 I 1000

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Document information

More support for: AIX Enterprise Edition

Software version: 710

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV63651

Modified date: 30 September 2015