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IV63880: DCONSOLE MAY FAIL TO CLOSE EXISTING TERMINAL SESSION APPLIES TO AIX 7100-03 15/06/01 PTF PECHANGE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • On AIX 7100-03-03 when we run the command
    # dconsole -C NIM -c -t -z -l -n client
    and then exit that screen
    restart the console
    # dconsole -C NIM -c -t -z -l -n client
    it errors
    A terminal session is already open for this partition.
     Only one open session is allowed for a partition.
     Exiting....  Received end of file, Exiting.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:
    * Systems running the 7100-03 Technology Level with dsm.core
    * at or between 7.1.3.15 and 7.1.3.30
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    * On AIX 7100-03-03 when we run the command
    * # dconsole -C NIM -c -t -z -l -n client
    * and then exit that screen
    * restart the console
    * # dconsole -C NIM -c -t -z -l -n client
    * it errors
    * A terminal session is already open for this partition.
    *  Only one open session is allowed for a partition.
    *  Exiting....  Received end of file, Exiting.
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:
    * Install APAR IV63880.
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Updated the function to remove the existing terminal session.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV64038
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV63880
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV63880

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    YesPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-08-22

  • Closed date

    2014-08-25

  • Last modified date

    2015-06-01

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

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

    IV64038 IV64088

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Fixed component ID

    5765H4000

Applicable component levels

  • R710 PSY U865701

       UP15/05/19 I 1000

PTF to Fileset Mapping



Document information

More support for: AIX Enterprise Edition

Software version: 710

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV63880

Modified date: 01 June 2015