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IV64185: SYSTEM USING CACHEFS MAY CRASH IN FILEGRP_LIST_FIND APPLIES TO AIX 7100-02

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • System may crash if the cachefs file system type is in
    use.
    The stack trace is:
    [0500F538]filegrp_list_find+000058 (700DFEED00007262,
    0000000000000003 [??])
    [05005DE0]cachefs_victim+000100 (??)
    [05005AC0]cachefs_garbage_collect+000200 (??)
    [050070B8]cachefs_garbage_collect_thread+000258 (??)
    [0035B6DC]threadentry+00005C (??, ??, ??, ??)
    

Local fix

  • Avoid using the cachefs file system.
    

Problem summary

  • SYSTEM USING CACHEFS MAY CRASH IN FILEGRP_LIST_FIND
    

Problem conclusion

  • ras_level is set to zero if RAS block is not initialized.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV64402
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV56234
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV56234
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV56234
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV64185
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV60368
    7100-04 - use AIX APAR IV60387
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV64185

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-08-29

  • Closed date

    2014-08-29

  • Last modified date

    2016-05-10

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

    IV56234

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Fixed component ID

    5765H4000

Applicable component levels

  • R710 PSY U865338

       UP15/01/19 I 1000

PTF to Fileset Mapping



Document information

More support for: AIX Enterprise Edition

Software version: 710

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV64185

Modified date: 10 May 2016