IBM Support

IV70774: REDUCEVG OF ALLOCATED PV FROM THE VG FAILS APPLIES TO AIX 7100-03

A fix is available

Subscribe

You can track all active APARs for this component.

APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Removing a PV from a VG with some partitions of the PV
    allocated to a LV may fail with the following error message
    0516-078 lreducelv: Incomplete device driver configuration.
    Probable cause is the special file for the VG is missing.
    Execute varyoffvg followed by varyonvg to build correct
    environment.  0516-912 rmlv: Unable to remove logical volume
    lvname.  0516-884 reducevg: Unable to remove physical volume
    hdisk#.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:
    * Systems running the 7100-03 Technology Level with the
    * bos.rte.lvm level below 7.1.3.45
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    * Removing a PV from a VG with some partitions of the PV
    * allocated to a LV may fail with the following error message
    * 0516-078 lreducelv: Incomplete device driver configuration.
    * Probable cause is the special file for the VG is missing.
    * Execute varyoffvg followed by varyonvg to build correct
    * environment.  0516-912 rmlv: Unable to remove logical volume
    * lvname.  0516-884 reducevg: Unable to remove physical volume
    * hdisk#.
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:
    * Install APAR IV70774.
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Total number of LP's in the LV is not updated when removing
    a logical volume partitions in the middle. Check for
    num_lps in driver to on disk num_lps
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV70864
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV70633
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV70808
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV70774
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV70774

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    YesPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2015-03-10

  • Closed date

    2015-03-10

  • Last modified date

    2015-09-30

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

    IV70570

  • 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 U865854

       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 #: IV70774

Modified date: 30 September 2015