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IT13884: THE AUTOCONF FAILS TO CONFIGURE NON-IBM TAPE DEVICES ON HP-UX.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The incorrect version of tsmddcfg script is used in the
    autoconf.  Therefore, the autoconf is unable to configure
    non-IBM tape devices.
    
    Customer/L2 Diagnostics:
    
    Run autoconf may have following output:
    
    [root@odyssey:/opt/tivoli/tsm/devices/bin]# ./autoconf -a
    ******************************************
    *       IBM TIVOLI STORAGE MANAGER       *
    *   Autoconf Utility Program for HP-UX   *
    ******************************************
    Licensed Materials - Property of IBM
    
    (C) Copyright IBM Corporation 2008. All rights reserved.
    U.S. Government Users Restricted Rights - Use, duplication or
    disclosure
    restricted by GSA ADP Schedule Contract with IBM Corporation.
    
    rm: /dev/rmt/tsm* non-existent
    If a new device is attached to the system, issue ioscan to
    discover
    the new device before running autoconf or issue autoconf -s.
    With the -s option, autoconf will issue ioscan before
    configuring
    devices for the Tivoli Storage Manager passthru driver.
    
    ================================================================
    ==
    Configuring HP      VLS with H/W Path 64000/0xfa00/0x8
    device driver class
    Device type  device driver unknown
    Invalid device type for 64000/0xfa00/0x8
    ================================================================
    ==
    Configuring HP      MSL6000 Series with H/W Path
    64000/0xfa00/0x9
    device driver class
    Device type  device driver unknown
    Invalid device type for 64000/0xfa00/0x9
    ================================================================
    ==
    Configuring HP      ThinStor AutoLdr with H/W Path
    64000/0xfa00/0xc
    device driver class
    Device type  device driver unknown
    Invalid device type for 64000/0xfa00/0xc
    ================================================================
    ==
    Configuring HP      ESL E-Series with H/W Path 64000/0xfa00/0xe
    device driver class
    Device type  device driver unknown
    Invalid device type for 64000/0xfa00/0xe
    ================================================================
    ==
    Configuring HP      Ultrium 2-SCSI with H/W Path
    64000/0xfa00/0xa
    device driver class
    Device type  device driver unknown
    Invalid device type for 64000/0xfa00/0xa
    ================================================================
    ==
    chmod: can't access /dev/rmt/tsm*
    
    Tivoli Storage Manager Server Version Affected:
    Tivoli Storage Manager Server 7.1.3 and 7.1.4 on HP-UX platforms
    

Local fix

  • cd  /opt/tivoli/tsm/devices/bin
    mv tsmddcfgv3 tsmddcfg
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All Tivoli Storage Manager server users of the passthru      *
    * driver.                                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See error description.                                       *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Apply fixing level when available. This problem is projected *
    * to be fixed in level 7.1.5.                                  *
    * Note that this is subject to change at the discretion of     *
    * IBM.                                                         *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • This problem was fixed.
    Affected platforms: HP-UX.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT13884

  • Reported component name

    TSM SERVER

  • Reported component ID

    5698ISMSV

  • Reported release

    71H

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-02-22

  • Closed date

    2016-02-23

  • Last modified date

    2016-02-23

  • 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

  • R71H PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version: 71H

Reference #: IT13884

Modified date: 23 February 2016