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IV64296: MKWPAR USING BACKUP IMAGE (-B FLAG) DOES NOT HANDLE MULTIPLE CDS APPLIES TO AIX 7100-02

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • # mkwpar -n mywpar -C -B /dev/cd0
    Extracting file system information from backup...
    mkwpar: 0960-671 Could not extract image.data file from
    /dev/cd0.
    cannot remove path when cwd is
    /tmp/.workdir.9896120.8388850_1 for
    /tmp/.workdir.9896120.8388850_1:  at /usr/sbin/mkwpar
    line 1857
    

Local fix

  • If the mksysb image can fit on a single DVD, use DVD
    instead of multiple CDs.
    

Problem summary

  • mkwpar is unable to extract file system information from
    a multicd mksysb
    
    # mkwpar -n mywpar -C -B /dev/cd0
    Extracting file system information from backup...
    mkwpar: 0960-671 Could not extract image.data file from
    /dev/cd0.
    cannot remove path when cwd is
    /tmp/.workdir.9896120.8388850_1 for
    /tmp/.workdir.9896120.8388850_1:  at /usr/sbin/mkwpar
    line 1857
    

Problem conclusion

  • Added check when restoring image.data to use the correct
    flags.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV64296
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV62711
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV64296

  • 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

    2015-01-21

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

    IV62711

  • 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 U867225

       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 #: IV64296

Modified date: 21 January 2015