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IC59172: THE TSM DEVICE DRIVER FOR AIX SUPPORTS UP TO 256 DEVICES

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The TSM device driver for AIX supports up to 256 devices only.
    If the system has more than 256 devices that are supported by
    the TSM device driver, when discovering devices supported by
    TSM, you will see the following error.
    
    mt0 available
    mt1 available
    ..
    mt254 Available
    mt255 Available
    Method error (/etc/methods/cfgtsmdd):
    0514-040 Error initializing a device into the kernel.
    cfgtsmdd[main ]: error configuring device, errno = 22
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All TSM customers using the TSM device       *
    *                 driver on AIX with more than 256 devices.    *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: See ERROR DESCRIPTION                   *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION: Apply fixing level when available. This      *
    *                 problem is currently projected to be fixed   *
    *                 in level 5.5.2.1 and 5.5.3. Note that this   *
    *                 is subject to change at the discretion of    *
    *                 IBM.                                         *
    ****************************************************************
    *
    

Problem conclusion

  • The TSM device driver has been updated to support up to
    1024 devices.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC59172

  • Reported component name

    TSM SERVER

  • Reported component ID

    5698ISMSV

  • Reported release

    55A

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2008-12-10

  • Closed date

    2009-01-20

  • Last modified date

    2009-01-20

  • 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

  • R51A PSN

       UP

  • R51H PSN

       UP

  • R51L PSN

       UP

  • R55A PSY

       UP

  • R55H PSN

       UP

  • R55L PSN

       UP

  • R55S PSN

       UP

  • R55W PSN

       UP

  • R55Z PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
20 January 2009