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IV64408: CAA: CHCLUSTER TO ADD NODE MAY LOOP IF LARGE NUMBER OF EMC DISKS APPLIES TO AIX 6100-08

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • SCENARIO:
    CAA cluster running:
    - bos.cluster.rte 6.1.9.1
    - devices.common.IBM.storfwork.rte 6.1.9.0
    - large amount of EMC disks (hdiskpower)
    
    PROBLEM:
    - the add operation a new node to an existing cluster may
    timeout on the node that is issuing the chcluster and on
    the node that is being added, the syslog.caa will show
    lots of the following like in a looping:
    
    Apr 11 16:33:00 <nodename> caa:debug cluster[11731344]:
    caa_other_disk.c       get_disk_uuid_via_passthru
    807     1       Device hdiskpower1158 UUID =
    '4cb62ba2-459a-256a-ff94-44a9b82df62f'
    Apr 11 16:33:00 <nodename> caa:debug cluster[11731344]:
    caa_other_disk.c       get_disk_uuid_from_CuData
    194     1       Could not get CuData object for
    hdiskpower1159 device from ODM.
    Apr 11 16:33:01 <nodename> caa:debug cluster[11731344]:
    caa_other_disk.c       get_disk_uuid_of_matching_hdisk
    403     1       Device hdisk4603 is not registered
    with Storage Framework.
    Apr 11 16:33:02 <nodename> caa:info cluster[11731344]:
    caa_other_disk.c        get_disk_uuid_of_matching_hdisk
    489     1       Could not find a registered AIX hdisk
    device that matches hdiskpower1159 device.
    Apr 11 16:33:02 <nodename> caa:debug cluster[11731344]:
    cluster_utils.c        uuid2str        7954    1
    FINISH return=f5063de9-9a79-2f25-707d-cd637b9f502e
    

Local fix

  • N/A
    

Problem summary

  • CAA operations (mkcluster/chcluster) that register 3rd party
    disks may time out if there are a large number of disks on the
    system.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Provided an option to clusterconf that allows 3rd party disk
    registration prior to running CAA command.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV64408
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV61131
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV61131
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV62909
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV62990
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV64408

  • 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

    2016-05-11

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

    IV61131

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Fixed component ID

    5765G6200

Applicable component levels

  • R610 PSY U867353

       UP15/01/18 I 1000

PTF to Fileset Mapping



Document information

More support for: AIX Standard Edition

Software version: 610

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV64408

Modified date: 11 May 2016