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IC96438: DSMSERV CRASH ADMINSTRUMENTEND END INSTRUMENTATION COMMAND

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The Tivoli Storage Manager server can crash when two
    END INSTRUMENTATION commands are run at the same time.
      InstSubDB2stats
      instrumentFileShow
      AdmInstrumentEnd
      AdmCommandLocal
      admCommand
      SmAdminCommandThread
      StartThread
    Here is an example from a crash on Linux:
    Program terminated with signal 11, Segmentation fault.
    
    #0  InstSubDB2stats (instfilename=<value optimized out>,
    ostream=0x7ffca45050d8) at instr.c:758 in instr.c
    ================================================================
    #0  InstSubDB2stats (instfilename=<value optimized out>,
        ostream=0x7ffca45050d8) at instr.c:758
    #1  instrumentFileShow (instfilename=<value optimized out>,
        ostream=0x7ffca45050d8) at instr.c:1569
    #2  0x00000000005ff416 in AdmInstrumentEnd (cmdP=0x7ffc7c9d1448)
        at admperf.c:327
    #3  0x00000000004e9dce in AdmCommandLocal (cmdP=0x7ffc7c9d1448,
        cmdMode=admAnyCmd, impliedCommit=True, confirmReq=
        <value optimized out>, validateOnly=False) at admcmd.c:2334
    #4  0x00000000004eaf56 in admCommand (cmdP=0x7ffc7c9d1448,
        cmdMode=admAnyCmd, impliedCommit=True, confirmReq=True,
        validateOnly=False) at admcmd.c:2069
    #5  0x0000000000c879fa in SmAdminCommandThread (smCmdP=
        <value optimized out>) at smadmin.c:1440
    #6  0x0000000000e5905a in StartThread
        (startInfoP=0x7ffc75c4b438) at pkthread.c:3372
    #7  0x00007ffff772a851 in start_thread () from
        /lib64/libpthread.so.0
    #8  0x00007ffff49be90d in clone () from /lib64/libc.so.6
    Tivoli Storage Manager Versions Affected:
      All Tivoli Storage Manager server levels
    Initial Impact: High
    Additional Keywords:
      TSM core dump abend terminate segfault
    

Local fix

  • Ensure that END INSTRUMENTATION command has run to completion
    before issuing BEGIN INSTRUMENTATION / END INSTRUMENTATION
    again.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All Tivoli Storage Manager server users.     *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: See error description.                  *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION: Apply fixing level when available. This      *
    *                 problem is currently projected to be fixed   *
    *                 in levels 6.3.5 and 7.1.1. Note that this    *
    *                 is subject to change at the discretion of    *
    *                 IBM.                                         *
    ****************************************************************
    *
    

Problem conclusion

  • This problem was fixed.
    Affected platforms:  AIX, HP-UX, Solaris, Linux, and Windows.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC96438

  • Reported component name

    TSM SERVER

  • Reported component ID

    5698ISMSV

  • Reported release

    63L

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-09-27

  • Closed date

    2014-01-03

  • Last modified date

    2014-01-03

  • 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

    TSM SERVER

  • Fixed component ID

    5698ISMSV

Applicable component levels

  • R63A PSY

       UP

  • R63H PSY

       UP

  • R63L PSY

       UP

  • R63S PSY

       UP

  • R63W PSY

       UP

  • R71A PSY

       UP

  • R71H PSY

       UP

  • R71L PSY

       UP

  • R71S PSY

       UP

  • R71W PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version: 63L

Reference #: IC96438

Modified date: 03 January 2014