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IV68206: PMAPI EVENT NUMBER MISSING ON P8 DUE TO EBB SUPPORT. APPLIES TO AIX 7100-03

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • On On POWER8, event number (or Event group number) is not
    returned.
    POWER8
    clock=3425000000
    267               <= Enter evernt number from stdin
    267,pm_vsu14
    set ev=267,-1,-1,-1,-1,-1
    get ev=0,0,0,0,0,0     <= Event#(267) is missing here
    count=0,0,0,0,10643,15286
    count=100,0,0,0,17901,26682
    count=100,0,0,100,25274,36915
    

Local fix

  • N/A
    

Problem summary

  • On POWER8, the pm_decode_group() api fails to decode the
    event group id.
    

Problem conclusion

  • In pm_get_context_program(), while copying the context data,
    decode the mmcr i  0  value if it has EBB support for POWER8
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV68206
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV68206

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2015-01-04

  • Closed date

    2015-01-29

  • Last modified date

    2015-05-22

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

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

    IV69052

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Fixed component ID

    5765H4000

Applicable component levels

  • R710 PSY U865702

       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 #: IV68206

Modified date: 22 May 2015