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IV67319: ETHERCHANNEL RECOVERY FAILS WHEN THE PRIMARY ADAPTER LINK IS UP APPLIES TO AIX 7100-03

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Etherchannel with auto_recovery yes intermittantly fails
    to get recovered when the primary adapter link changes to
    UP. This is seen randomly in a system with APAR IV20864
    installed.
    

Local fix

  • No
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:
    * Systems running the 7100-03 Technology Level with
    * devices.common.IBM.ethernet.rte below 7.1.3.45
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    * Etherchannel with auto_recovery yes intermittantly fails
    * to get recovered when the primary adapter link changes to
    * UP. This is seen randomly in a system with APAR IV20864
    * installed.
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:
    * Install APAR IV67319.
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Etherchannel driver code is synchronized to handle multiple
    failover event.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV70153
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV66411
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV70273
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV67319
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV67319

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    YesPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-11-27

  • Closed date

    2014-12-05

  • Last modified date

    2015-09-30

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

    IV66411

  • 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 U865692

       UP15/05/19 I 1000

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Document information

More support for: AIX Enterprise Edition

Software version: 710

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV67319

Modified date: 30 September 2015