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IV68860: GEN_XMDBG REPORTED BY TAPE DRIVER. APPLIES TO AIX 7100-03

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Following errorlog entry reported after upgrading to
    6100-09-04 when tape driver is configured with label
    GEN_XMDBG.
    
    xmdbg_log+338
    xmdbg_error+58
    xm_bad_free+C4
    xmfree+4BC
    strconfig+620
    config_dd+29C
    sysconfig+240
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:
    * Systems running the 7100-03 Technology Level with
    * devices.scsi.tape.rte at 7.1.3.30
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    * Following errorlog entry reported after upgrading to
    * 6100-09-04 when tape driver is configured with label
    * GEN_XMDBG.
    * xmdbg_log+338
    * xmdbg_error+58
    * xm_bad_free+C4
    * xmfree+4BC
    * strconfig+620
    * config_dd+29C
    * sysconfig+240
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:
    * Install APAR IV68860.
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Code is added to check for NULL pointer
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV69932
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV67529
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV70812
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV68860
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV68860

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    YesPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2015-01-22

  • Closed date

    2015-02-27

  • Last modified date

    2015-09-30

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

    IV67529

  • 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 U864310

       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 #: IV68860

Modified date: 30 September 2015