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IT01234: RACE CONDITION WHEN PERFORMING MULTI-PROCESS BACKUP STGPOOL OF A DISK TYPE STORAGE POOL.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The Tivoli Storage Manager server can report the following
    error during a BACKUP STGPOOL of a DISK type pool:
    
        ANR9999D pkmemory.c(589): Error detected while freeing
          memory; free was called from dfbackup.c
    
      There is a race condition only seen during a multi-process
      storage pool backup, which also results in a small memory
      leak.
    Tivoli Storage Manager Versions Affected:
      7.1
    Customer/L2 Diagnostics (If Applicable):
      N/A
    Initial Impact:
      Low
    Additional Keywords:
      zz71 MEM LEAK STGPOOL
    

Local fix

  • N/A
    

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 level 7.1.1.                        *
    * Note that this is subject to change at the discretion of     *
    * IBM.                                                         *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • This problem was fixed.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT01234

  • Reported component name

    TSM SERVER

  • Reported component ID

    5698ISMSV

  • Reported release

    71A

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2014-04-23

  • Closed date

    2014-05-07

  • Last modified date

    2014-05-07

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Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    TSM SERVER

  • Fixed component ID

    5698ISMSV

Applicable component levels

  • 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: 71A

Reference #: IT01234

Modified date: 07 May 2014