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IV64992: TRANSMIT ERROR WHILE DOING THE SEA FAILOVER APPLIES TO AIX 7100-02

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Transmit errors are seen in errpt log while doing the SEA
    failover.
    
    # errpt IDENTIFIER TIMESTAMP  T C RESOURCE_NAME  DESCRIPTION
    F31FFAC3   0903041814 I H hdisk24        PATH HAS RECOVERED
    DCB47997   0903041814 T H hdisk24        DISK OPERATION ERROR
    DE3B8540   0903041814 P H hdisk24        PATH HAS FAILED
    F31FFAC3   0903041714 I H hdisk24        PATH HAS RECOVERED
    DCB47997   0903041614 T H hdisk24        DISK OPERATION ERROR
    DE3B8540   0903041614 P H hdisk24        PATH HAS FAILED
    F31FFAC3   0903041614 I H hdisk24        PATH HAS RECOVERED
    DCB47997   0903041514 T H hdisk24        DISK OPERATION ERROR
    DE3B8540   0903041514 P H hdisk24        PATH HAS FAILED
    5B9B06F7   0902154614 T H ent0           Physical link up
    76C587C0   0902154614 T H ent0           Physical link down
    1FE2DD91   0902154614 I H ent4           BECOME BACKUP
    E48A73A4   0902154514 I H ent4           BECOME PRIMARY
    5B9B06F7   0902154314 T H ent0           Physical link up
    76C587C0   0902154314 T H ent0           Physical link down
    1FE2DD91   0902154314 I H ent4           BECOME BACKUP
    E48A73A4   0902154214 I H ent4           BECOME PRIMARY
    5B9B06F7   0902154014 T H ent0           Physical link up
    76C587C0   0902154014 T H ent0           Physical link down
    1FE2DD91   0902154014 I H ent4           BECOME BACKUP
    E48A73A4   0902153914 I H ent4           BECOME PRIMARY
    5B9B06F7   0902153714 T H ent0           Physical link up
    76C587C0   0902153714 T H ent0           Physical link down
    1FE2DD91   0902153714 I H ent4           BECOME BACKUP
    E48A73A4   0902153614 I H ent4           BECOME PRIMARY
    5B9B06F7   0902153414 T H ent0           Physical link up
    76C587C0   0902153414 T H ent0           Physical link down
    1FE2DD91   0902153414 I H ent4           BECOME BACKUP
    E48A73A4   0902153314 I H ent4           BECOME PRIMARY
    5B9B06F7   0902153114 T H ent0           Physical link up
    76C587C0   0902153114 T H ent0           Physical link down
    1FE2DD91   0902153114 I H ent4           BECOME BACKUP
    E48A73A4   0902153014 I H ent4           BECOME PRIMARY
    5B9B06F7   0902152814 T H ent0           Physical link up
    76C587C0   0902152814 T H ent0           Physical link down
    1FE2DD91   0902152714 I H ent4           BECOME BACKUP
    E48A73A4   0902152614 I H ent4           BECOME PRIMARY
    5B9B06F7   0902152514 T H ent0           Physical link up
    A6EB4B9F   0902152514 T H ent0           Transmit error
    <-------------------- 76C587C0   0902152414 T H ent0
    Physical link down 1FE2DD91   0902152414 I H ent4
    BECOME BACKUP E48A73A4   0902152314 I H ent4           BECOME
    PRIMARY 5B9B06F7   0902152214 T H ent0           Physical link
    up A6EB4B9F   0902152214 T H ent0           Transmit error
    <-------------------- 76C587C0   0902152114 T H ent0
    Physical link down 1FE2DD91   0902152114 I H ent4
    BECOME BACKUP E48A73A4   0902152014 I H ent4           BECOME
    PRIMARY 5B9B06F7   0902151914 T H ent0           Physical link
    up 76C587C0   0902151814 T H ent0           Physical link down
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • Transmit errors are seen in errpt log while doing the SEA
    failover.
    
    # errpt IDENTIFIER TIMESTAMP  T C RESOURCE_NAME  DESCRIPTION
    F31FFAC3   0903041814 I H hdisk24        PATH HAS RECOVERED
    DCB47997   0903041814 T H hdisk24        DISK OPERATION ERROR
    DE3B8540   0903041814 P H hdisk24        PATH HAS FAILED
    F31FFAC3   0903041714 I H hdisk24        PATH HAS RECOVERED
    DCB47997   0903041614 T H hdisk24        DISK OPERATION ERROR
    DE3B8540   0903041614 P H hdisk24        PATH HAS FAILED
    F31FFAC3   0903041614 I H hdisk24        PATH HAS RECOVERED
    DCB47997   0903041514 T H hdisk24        DISK OPERATION ERROR
    DE3B8540   0903041514 P H hdisk24        PATH HAS FAILED
    5B9B06F7   0902154614 T H ent0           Physical link up
    76C587C0   0902154614 T H ent0           Physical link down
    1FE2DD91   0902154614 I H ent4           BECOME BACKUP
    E48A73A4   0902154514 I H ent4           BECOME PRIMARY
    5B9B06F7   0902154314 T H ent0           Physical link up
    76C587C0   0902154314 T H ent0           Physical link down
    1FE2DD91   0902154314 I H ent4           BECOME BACKUP
    E48A73A4   0902154214 I H ent4           BECOME PRIMARY
    5B9B06F7   0902154014 T H ent0           Physical link up
    76C587C0   0902154014 T H ent0           Physical link down
    1FE2DD91   0902154014 I H ent4           BECOME BACKUP
    E48A73A4   0902153914 I H ent4           BECOME PRIMARY
    5B9B06F7   0902153714 T H ent0           Physical link up
    76C587C0   0902153714 T H ent0           Physical link down
    1FE2DD91   0902153714 I H ent4           BECOME BACKUP
    E48A73A4   0902153614 I H ent4           BECOME PRIMARY
    5B9B06F7   0902153414 T H ent0           Physical link up
    76C587C0   0902153414 T H ent0           Physical link down
    1FE2DD91   0902153414 I H ent4           BECOME BACKUP
    E48A73A4   0902153314 I H ent4           BECOME PRIMARY
    5B9B06F7   0902153114 T H ent0           Physical link up
    76C587C0   0902153114 T H ent0           Physical link down
    1FE2DD91   0902153114 I H ent4           BECOME BACKUP
    E48A73A4   0902153014 I H ent4           BECOME PRIMARY
    5B9B06F7   0902152814 T H ent0           Physical link up
    76C587C0   0902152814 T H ent0           Physical link down
    1FE2DD91   0902152714 I H ent4           BECOME BACKUP
    E48A73A4   0902152614 I H ent4           BECOME PRIMARY
    5B9B06F7   0902152514 T H ent0           Physical link up
    A6EB4B9F   0902152514 T H ent0           Transmit error
    <-------------------- 76C587C0   0902152414 T H ent0
    Physical link down 1FE2DD91   0902152414 I H ent4
    BECOME BACKUP E48A73A4   0902152314 I H ent4           BECOME
    PRIMARY 5B9B06F7   0902152214 T H ent0           Physical link
    up A6EB4B9F   0902152214 T H ent0           Transmit error
    <-------------------- 76C587C0   0902152114 T H ent0
    Physical link down 1FE2DD91   0902152114 I H ent4
    BECOME BACKUP E48A73A4   0902152014 I H ent4           BECOME
    PRIMARY 5B9B06F7   0902151914 T H ent0           Physical link
    up 76C587C0   0902151814 T H ent0           Physical link down
    

Problem conclusion

  • Fix is to check the driver state in transmit completion
    interrupt path, that is if the driver state is not OPEN,
    the transmit watchdog timer won't be started
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV64993
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV64697
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV64992
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV64688
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV64992

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • 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:

    IV64688

  • 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 U865323

       UP15/01/19 I 1000

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Document information

More support for: AIX Enterprise Edition

Software version: 710

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV64992

Modified date: 21 January 2015