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IV66350: SHIENTDD LOGS LINK DOWN WHEN ENTSTAT RUN ON UNUSED PORT APPLIES TO AIX 7100-03

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When entstat or netstat -v is run on a disconnected
    shiner adapter port, SHIENT_PLINK_DOWN will be logged
    in errpt. This is not desired.
    

Local fix

  • Put the unused ports in "defined" state by doing
    rmdev -l <device>
    

Problem summary

  • May experience the following error log entries for every reboot
    or while configuring the IP interface
    or running netstat/entstat on an interface which is not
    configured with IP
    errpt
    IDENTIFIER TIMESTAMP  T C RESOURCE_NAME  DESCRIPTION
    5B9B06F7   0822153014 T H ent2           Physical link up
    76C587C0   0822153014 T H ent2           Physical link down
    

Problem conclusion

  • Changes made to the adapter driver code to handle link state
    change events
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV69998
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV63294
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV63294
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV70252
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV66350
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV66350

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-10-28

  • Closed date

    2014-10-28

  • Last modified date

    2015-09-30

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

    IV63294

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

    U869602

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Fixed component ID

    5765H4000

Applicable component levels

  • R710 PSY U869602

       UP15/05/20 I 1000



Document information

More support for: AIX Enterprise Edition

Software version: 710

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV66350

Modified date: 30 September 2015