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IC92153: A "FATAL EXCEPTION" IPMI EVENT AND UNEXPECTED RESTART MIGHT OCCUR WHEN USING NFS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • An unexpected restart might occur when using NFS and it might
    report a "Fatal Exception" IPMI event.
    
    If running DataPower Firmware prior 5.0.0.4, the IPMISelEvents
    section might report a 'watchdog2HardReset' event.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • Affected are DataPower appliances running firmware
     5.0.0.0-5.0.0.9 or 6.0.0.0-6.0.0.1 in configurations using
    NFS for any purpose.
    
    The appliance might randomly restart, with no backtrace, logging
    an IPMI SEL event.  The likelihood of the restart increases
    with the number of application domains using NFS.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC92153

  • Reported component name

    DATAPOWER

  • Reported component ID

    DP1234567

  • Reported release

    500

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-05-08

  • Closed date

    2013-07-19

  • Last modified date

    2013-09-26

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

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DATAPOWER

  • Fixed component ID

    DP1234567

Applicable component levels

  • R500 PSN

       UP

  • R600 PSN

       UP



Document information

More support for: IBM DataPower Gateways
General

Software version: 5.0.0

Reference #: IC92153

Modified date: 26 September 2013