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IV64433: AIX NFSV4 CLIENT LEAKS MEMORY DURING LARGE READDIR OPERATIONS APPLIES TO AIX 6100-08

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • AIX NFSv4 client could leak memory used for filehandles
    when processing readdir operations for large directories
    The problem is exacerbated when APAR IV37192
    (NFSV4 FILEHANDLE ALLOCATION IMPROVEMENT) is installed.
    System will eventually become unresponsive and hang due
    to memory shortage.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • AIX NFSv4 client could leak memory used for filehandles
    when processing readdir operations for large directories.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Ensure that file handle is freed in all paths
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV64433
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV60504
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV60504
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV60504
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV64257
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV61053
    7100-04 - use AIX APAR IV61070
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV64433

  • 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

    2016-05-10

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

    IV60504

  • 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 U867346

       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 #: IV64433

Modified date: 10 May 2016