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IV64371: VIOS CAN CRASH IF CREATING A NEW VTD FAILS APPLIES TO AIX 6100-08

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Under certain rare conditions (which are not fully understood),
    if creating a new virtual target device (VTD) fails, the VIOS
    may crash some time afterward.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • Under certain rare conditions (which are not fully understood),
    if creating a new virtual target device (VTD) fails, the VIOS
    may crash some time afterward.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Do proper clean up in error scenario so we don't reference
    freed memory.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV64371
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV63292
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV64371

  • Reported component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Reported component ID

    5765G6200

  • Reported release

    610

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-09-02

  • Closed date

    2014-09-02

  • Last modified date

    2015-01-21

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

    IV63292

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

    U868581

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Fixed component ID

    5765G6200

Applicable component levels

  • R610 PSY U868581

       UP15/01/19 I 1000



Document information

More support for: AIX Standard Edition

Software version: 610

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV64371

Modified date: 21 January 2015