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IV64232: DISK PING DRIVER STOPS RETURNING ESTALE PREMATURELY APPLIES TO AIX 7100-02

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • There are cases where the disk ping driver may stop returning
    ESTALE on some ioctl calls even though the data is still
    stale.  This could cause the AIX CAA code to become confused
    about the state of other nodes in the cluster.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • There are cases where the disk ping driver may stop returning
    ESTALE on some ioctl calls even though the data is still
    stale.  This could cause the AIX CAA code to become confused
    about the state of other nodes in the cluster.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Modified the disk ping driver to ensure that ESTALE continues
    to be returned as long as the data is stale.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV64460
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV63193
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV64232
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV63177
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV64232

  • 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

    2016-05-11

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

    IV63177

  • 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 U867201

       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 #: IV64232

Modified date: 11 May 2016