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IT11271: MEMORY LEAK DURING NODE REPLICATION OF FRAGMENTED OBJECTS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Spectrum Storage, formally Tivoli Storage Manager, can
    encounter a memory leak when the following three
      conditions are met:
        1) NODE REPLICATION is running.
        2) Files being replicated are stored as fragments.
        3) Some type of error is encountered or DB Corruption
    
      This is a rare case and all three items must be met
      to see the memory leak.
    Spectrum Storage and Tivoli Storage Manager Versions
    Affected:
      Tivoli Storage Manager 7.1
      Spectrum Storage 7.1.3
    Customer/L2 Diagnostics (If Applicable)
      Collecting the output from SHOW ALLOC will show large
      amount of entries and bytes being used for the
      following location:
    
      bfaggrut.c line  4513:  484070 entries for
          119032627200 bytes (BfGetBitfileExtents) thread 154()
      Also, server memory tracked will be high as well:
    
      Server-tracked memory statistics:
      ----------------------------------------------------
      Total memory allocated            119407589903 bytes
    
    
    Initial Impact: Low|Medium|High
      Low
    Additional Keywords:
      TSM mem leak
    

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 7.1.4. 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

    IT11271

  • Reported component name

    TSM SERVER

  • Reported component ID

    5698ISMSV

  • Reported release

    71L

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2015-09-16

  • Closed date

    2015-10-19

  • Last modified date

    2015-10-19

  • 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

  • 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: 7.1.3

Reference #: IT11271

Modified date: 19 October 2015