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IV65632: MEMORY LEAK POSSIBLE WHEN RESTART() RUNS REPEATEDLY. APPLIES TO AIX 7100-03

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • There is a memory leak with the restart() system call.  If an
    application calling restart_wait()/restart() is run
    repeatedly, memory used by the system loader can be exhausted.
    memory leak.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • There is a memory leak with the restart() system call.  If an
    application calling restart_wait()/restart() is run
    repeatedly, memory used by the system loader can be exhausted.
    memory leak.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Free loader data structures when slibclean is called.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV70225
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV65632
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV65632

  • 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:

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

    IV65662 IV70225

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Fixed component ID

    5765H4000

Applicable component levels

  • R710 PSY U865837

       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 #: IV65632

Modified date: 30 September 2015