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IV64991: TRANSMIT ERROR ON NETWORK PORTS WITH HEAVY DATA TRANSMISSION APPLIES TO AIX 6100-08

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Transmit Errors are logged in errpt when there is heavy data
    transmission.  # errpt IDENTIFIER TIMESTAMP  T C RESOURCE_NAME
    DESCRIPTION 6DE2E8F8   0708053814 T H ent2           Transmit
    error 6DE2E8F8   0708053814 T H ent2           Transmit error
    F596EFAC   0708052114 T H ent1           Physical link down
    
    # errpt -aj 6DE2E8F8
    ----------------------------------------------------------------
    LABEL:          LNC2ENT_TX_ERR IDENTIFIER:     6DE2E8F8
    
    Date/Time:       Tue Jul  8 05:50:47 CDT 2014 Sequence Number:
    188 Machine Id:      00C6CE074C00 Node Id:         b90a-sl
    Class:           H Type:            TEMP WPAR:
    Global Resource Name:   ent2 Resource Class:  adapter Resource
    Type:   df1020e2e304000 Location:
    U78CA.001.RCH0048-P1-C8-C1-T2
    
    VPD:  QUAD Ethernet 4X10 SR OPTICAL PCIe 3.0 x8 LP, NIC PF:
    Part Number.................00ND464 Serial
    Number...............1 EC Level....................N98703
    Feature Code/Marketing ID...EN16 Network
    Address.............0090FA30E3F5 ROM
    Level.(alterable).......10.2.252.1
    
    Description Transmit error
    
    Recommended Actions PERFORM PROBLEM DETERMINATION PROCEDURES
    
    Detail Data FILE NAME line: 2160 file: entcore_transmit.c
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • Transmit Errors are logged in errpt when there is heavy data
    transmission.  # errpt IDENTIFIER TIMESTAMP  T C RESOURCE_NAME
    DESCRIPTION 6DE2E8F8   0708053814 T H ent2           Transmit
    error 6DE2E8F8   0708053814 T H ent2           Transmit error
    F596EFAC   0708052114 T H ent1           Physical link down
    
    # errpt -aj 6DE2E8F8
    ----------------------------------------------------------------
    -----------
    LABEL:          LNC2ENT_TX_ERR IDENTIFIER:     6DE2E8F8
    
    Date/Time:       Tue Jul  8 05:50:47 CDT 2014 Sequence Number:
    188 Machine Id:      00C6CE074C00 Node Id:         b90a-sl
    Class:           H Type:            TEMP WPAR:
    Global Resource Name:   ent2 Resource Class:  adapter Resource
    Type:   df1020e2e304000 Location:
    U78CA.001.RCH0048-P1-C8-C1-T2
    
    VPD:  QUAD Ethernet 4X10 SR OPTICAL PCIe 3.0 x8 LP, NIC PF:
    Part Number.................00ND464 Serial
    Number...............1 EC Level....................N98703
    Feature Code/Marketing ID...EN16 Network
    Address.............0090FA30E3F5 ROM
    Level.(alterable).......10.2.252.1
    
    Description Transmit error
    
    Recommended Actions PERFORM PROBLEM DETERMINATION PROCEDURES
    
    Detail Data FILE NAME line: 2160 file: entcore_transmit.c
    

Problem conclusion

  • The flaw in TX logic is fixed by updating the TX overflow queue
    size in appropriate place.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV64991
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV64683
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV64990
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV64686
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV64991

  • Reported component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Reported component ID

    5765G6200

  • Reported release

    610

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-09-17

  • Closed date

    2014-09-17

  • Last modified date

    2015-01-21

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

    IV64627

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

    IV65043

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Fixed component ID

    5765G6200

Applicable component levels

  • R610 PSY U867327

       UP15/01/18 I 1000

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Document information

More support for: AIX Standard Edition

Software version: 610

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV64991

Modified date: 21 January 2015