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IV69139: OSLEVEL FAILS WHEN RAN AS USER NOBODY APPLIES TO AIX 7100-03

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When oslevel is ran as a user nobody it fails as
    oslevel: Error processing cache, return code 109.
    oslevel: Use the -f flag to rebuild cache.
    .
    and it leaves the following directory in /tmp
    oslevel.2147483647.<PROCESS_ID>
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:
    * Systems running the 7100-03 Technology Level with
    * bos.rte.install at 7.1.3.30
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    * When oslevel is ran as a user nobody it fails as
    * oslevel: Error processing cache, return code 109.
    * oslevel: Use the -f flag to rebuild cache.
    * .
    * and it leaves the following directory in /tmp
    * oslevel.2147483647.<PROCESS_ID>
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:
    * Install APAR IV69139.
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Use an integer type that can accommdate a large range of
    numbers
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV69139

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    YesPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2015-02-02

  • Closed date

    2015-03-16

  • Last modified date

    2015-09-30

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

    IV68375

  • 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 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 #: IV69139

Modified date: 30 September 2015