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IT01862: GENERATE BACKUPSET FOR FILESYSTEM WITH MILLIONS OF OBJECTS MAY STALL

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The symptom has been reported for the creation of a Tivoli
    Storage Manager backupset where the filesystem had more than 50
    million objects.
    After processing some amount of work, the GENERATE BACKUPSET
    stalls and QUERY PROCESS does not show any progress:
    
    GENERATE BACKUPSET       0 of 1 backup sets have completed for a
    total of
                              0 objects and 0 bytes, with 0 objects
    skipped.
                              Of these, 0 backup sets have failed.
    Currently
                              generating backup set <BKSETNAME> for
    node <NODENAME> (data type File).
                              For this backup set, there have been
    23,894,582 objects inspected, 12,971,959
                              objects and 5,217,864,157,595 bytes
    written, and 0 objects skipped.
    
      Tivoli Storage Manager Versions Affected: all supported
      Customer/L2 Diagnostics (If Applicable)
    
      Review of a trace with traceflag BKSET will show the following
    sequence of calls repeated:
      10:44:11.269
    [<THREADID>][imobjgen.c][3425][FindObjects]:bfControl=1,
    setRec->tocTxnCommitted=1
      10:44:11.269
    [<THREADID>][imobjgen.c][3429][FindObjects]:resetting bkStmt
      10:44:11.269
    [<THREADID>][imobjgen.c][3446][FindObjects]:Switching to reg sql
      10:44:11.269
    [<THREADID>][imobjgen.c][4649][SetResetSearch]:Resetting search
    bounds to nodeid=<NODEID>, fsid=0, objtype=1, state=1
      10:44:11.269
    [<THREADID>][imobjgen.c][4698][SetResetSearch]:Setting search
    bounds in registered sql stmt 0x7fff2c26d478 input row
    0x7fff2c26d538 to nodeid=<NODEID>, fsid=<FSID>, objtype=1,
    state=1
      --> note the time gap here
      13:00:05.298
    [<THREADID>][imobjgen.c][3475][FindObjects]:executing reg sql
      15:15:35.270
    [<THREADID>][imobjgen.c][3493][FindObjects]:Reseting bkRow to
    0x7fff2c26d8e0 from input row for registered sql statement
    0x7fff2c26d478.
      15:15:35.271 [<THREADID>][imobjgen.c][3205][FindObjects]:found
    objId=<OBJECTIDX>
      15:15:35.271
    [<THREADID>][imobjgen.c][10160][IsActiveOrGrouped]:Inactive
    ungrouped object <OBJECTIDX>
    
      Initial Impact: Medium
      Additional Keywords: TSM zz62 zz63 zz64 zz71
    

Local fix

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

    IT01862

  • Reported component name

    TSM SERVER

  • Reported component ID

    5698ISMSV

  • Reported release

    63L

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2014-05-19

  • Closed date

    2014-06-19

  • Last modified date

    2014-06-19

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  • 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 #: IT01862

Modified date: 19 June 2014