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PI48834: MVFS CAUSING SYSTEM CRASH OR HANG WHEN USING PT_SHELL WITH CLEARCASE IN SOME INSTANCES

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When using the Synopsys PrimeTime Shell (pt_shell) with IBM
    Rational ClearCase  dynamic view on version 8.0.1.x can cause
    the Linux host to hang when exiting pt_shell or to crash in some
    instances.
    
    
    WORKAROUND:
    None.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of the Synopsys PrimeTime Shell (pt_shell) in an IBM   *
    * Rational ClearCase dynamic view                              *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * When using pt_shell in a dynamic view on Linux, users may    *
    * experience a hang when attempting to exit the shell, or in   *
    * some cases the Linux system would crash.                     *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • The ClearCase MVFS filesystem was updated to correctly handle
    specific file options used by the pt_shell, to eliminate
    problems which occur when the file is closed.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI48834

  • Reported component name

    CLRCASE MSITE W

  • Reported component ID

    5724G3200

  • Reported release

    801

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2015-09-16

  • Closed date

    2015-12-14

  • Last modified date

    2015-12-14

  • 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

    CLRCASE MSITE W

  • Fixed component ID

    5724G3200

Applicable component levels

  • R800 PSY

       UP

  • R801 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Rational ClearCase MultiSite

Software version: 801

Reference #: PI48834

Modified date: 14 December 2015