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IV65625: SPURIOUS TRANSMIT ERRORS IN AIX ERROR LOG APPLIES TO AIX 7100-03

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Customer may observe Transmit errors in AIX error log, similar
    to the following:
    
    # errpt IDENTIFIER TIMESTAMP  T C RESOURCE_NAME  DESCRIPTION
    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
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • Customer may observe Transmit errors in AIX error log, similar
    to the following:
    
    # errpt IDENTIFIER TIMESTAMP  T C RESOURCE_NAME  DESCRIPTION
    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
    

Problem conclusion

  • Prevent transmit timeout watchdog timer from being restarted
    during adapter reset processing.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV70591
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV65563
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV70582
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV65625
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV65625

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-10-07

  • Closed date

    2014-10-07

  • Last modified date

    2015-09-30

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

    IV65563

  • 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 U865705

       UP15/05/19 I 1000

PTF to Fileset Mapping



Document information

More support for: AIX Enterprise Edition

Software version: 710

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV65625

Modified date: 30 September 2015