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IV67224: GENINV: 0645-007 ATTENTION: GI_NIM_LPP() RETURNED AN UNEXPECTED APPLIES TO AIX 7100-03

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • niminv -o invcmp command fails.
    
    example:
    niminv -o invcmp -a
    targets=lpp_aix7_1_TL3_SP3,lpp_aix7_1_TL2_SP1
     -a base=any -a location=/tmp/
    
    gi_nim_lpp[8]: #Package:  not found.
    geninv: 0645-007 ATTENTION: gi_nim_lpp() returned an
    unexpected result.
    Return Status: FAILURE
    
    gi_nim_lpp[8]: #Package:  not found.
    geninv: 0645-007 ATTENTION: gi_nim_lpp() returned an
    unexpected result.
    Return Status: FAILURE
    
    WARNING: Could not gather inventory for
    lpp_aix7_1_TL2_SP1. Skipping.
    WARNING: Could not gather inventory for
    lpp_aix7_1_TL3_SP3. Skipping.
    There are no valid targets to run the operation.
    niminv 0645-007 ATTENTION: i_invget() returned an
    unexpected result.
    niminv 0645-007 ATTENTION: i_invcmp() returned an
    unexpected result.
    niminv 0645-007 ATTENTION: i_driver() returned an
    unexpected result
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:
    * Systems running the 7100-03 Technology Level with
    * bos.rte.install below 7.1.3.46
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    * niminv -o invcmp command fails.
    * example:
    * niminv -o invcmp -a
    * targets=lpp_aix7_1_TL3_SP3,lpp_aix7_1_TL2_SP1
    *  -a base=any -a location=/tmp/
    * gi_nim_lpp 8 : #Package:  not found.
    * geninv: 0645-007 ATTENTION: gi_nim_lpp() returned an
    * unexpected result.
    * Return Status: FAILURE
    * gi_nim_lpp 8 : #Package:  not found.
    * geninv: 0645-007 ATTENTION: gi_nim_lpp() returned an
    * unexpected result.
    * Return Status: FAILURE
    * WARNING: Could not gather inventory for
    * lpp_aix7_1_TL2_SP1. Skipping.
    * WARNING: Could not gather inventory for
    * lpp_aix7_1_TL3_SP3. Skipping.
    * There are no valid targets to run the operation.
    * niminv 0645-007 ATTENTION: i_invget() returned an
    * unexpected result.
    * niminv 0645-007 ATTENTION: i_invcmp() returned an
    * unexpected result.
    * niminv 0645-007 ATTENTION: i_driver() returned an
    * unexpected result
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:
    * Install APAR IV67224.
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Used buffer to store result of gi_conv_geninstall before
    comparing installation inventories(lpp_source).
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV70029
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV68256
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV70355
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV67224
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV67224
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV67224

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    YesPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-11-23

  • Closed date

    2014-12-21

  • Last modified date

    2015-09-30

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Fixed component ID

    5765H4000

Applicable component levels

  • R710 PSY U867639

       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 #: IV67224

Modified date: 30 September 2015