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IT21653: HALT MIGHT CRASH THE SERVER

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • An IBM Spectrum Protect server might crash upon a halt command
    with the following traceback:
    
    Program terminated with signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
    #0  0x00007ffff773b992 in pthread_kill () from
    /lib64/libpthread.so.0
    ================================================================
    =========
    #0  0x00007ffff773b992 in pthread_kill () from
    /lib64/libpthread.so.0
    #1  0x0000000001132b5f in tcpHalt () at tcpcomm.c:1900
    #2  0x00000000011300c5 in psCommTerm () at pscomm.c:400
    #3  0x000000000054ddea in admHaltServer (command=0x24901c0
    "HALT", quiesce=False) at admavail.c:1129
    #4  0x000000000054e029 in AdmHalt (cmdP=0x2490058) at
    admavail.c:1855
    #5  0x0000000000555fd8 in AdmCommandLocal (cmdP=0x2490058,
    cmdMode=admAnyCmd, impliedCommit=True, confirmReq=<optimized
    out>, validateOnly=False) at admcmd.c:2664
    #6  0x0000000000557709 in admCommand (cmdP=0x2490058,
    cmdMode=admAnyCmd, impliedCommit=True, confirmReq=False,
    validateOnly=<optimized out>) at admcmd.c:2338
    #7  0x0000000000d8a752 in SmAdminCommandThread
    (smCmdP=<optimized out>) at smadmin.c:1561
    #8  0x000000000111aed2 in StartThread (startInfoP=0x0) at
    pkthread.c:3788
    #9  0x00007ffff7736806 in start_thread () from
    /lib64/libpthread.so.0
    #10 0x00007ffff389367d in clone () from /lib64/libc.so.6
    #11 0x0000000000000000 in ?? ()
    
      Tivoli Storage Manger and IBM Spectrum Protect Versions
    Affected:
    All supported server versions on Linux platforms
    
    
      Initial Impact: Low
      Additional Keywords: TSM
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All IBM Tivoli Storage Manager and IBM Spectrum Protect      *
    * server users.                                                *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See error description.                                       *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Apply fixing level when available. This problem is currently *
    * projected to be fixed in levels 7.1.8 and 8.1.2. Note that   *
    * this is subject to change at the discretion of IBM.          *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • This problem was fixed.
    Affected platforms for reported release:  Linux
    Platforms fixed:  Linux
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT21653

  • Reported component name

    TSM SERVER

  • Reported component ID

    5698ISMSV

  • Reported release

    71L

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-08-01

  • Closed date

    2017-08-03

  • Last modified date

    2017-08-03

  • 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

  • R71L PSY

       UP

  • R81L PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version: 7.1.3

Reference #: IT21653

Modified date: 03 August 2017