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IV28679: MKSYSB WITH VERBOSE FLAG MAY FAIL WITH 0511-432 0511-079 APPLIES TO AIX 6100-08

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • On 7100-01-03 system when we run mksysb with verbose it
    might fail with errors
    backup: 0511-432 A write error occurred: A file cannot be
    larger than the value set by ulimit.
    backup: 0511-079 The backup media may be damaged.
            Use a different disk to run the backup.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • With Verbose flag:
    
    :/> mksysb -ivpeaX /export/mksysb/barkat1 Creating information
    file (/image.data) for rootvg.
    
    Creating list of files to back up.
    ..................
    Backing up 172528 files..
    ...
    a        13658 ./usr/lib/boot/ssh a        38710
    ./usr/lib/boot/tftp backup: 0511-432 A write error occurred: A
    file cannot be larger than the value set by ulimit.  backup:
    0511-079 The backup media may be damaged.
            Use a different disk to run the backup.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Move the ulimit call in mksysb command to also cover verbose
    option.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-06 - use AIX APAR IV35342
    6100-07 - use AIX APAR IV33870
    6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV28679
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV30097
    7100-00 - use AIX APAR IV35306
    7100-01 - use AIX APAR IV27904
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV29428
    ×**** PE15/12/04 PTF IN ERROR. SEE APAR IV71435  FOR DESCRIPTION
    ×**** PE17/04/14 PTF IN ERROR. SEE APAR IV88977  FOR DESCRIPTION
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV28679

  • Reported component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Reported component ID

    5765G6200

  • Reported release

    610

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2012-09-25

  • Closed date

    2012-09-25

  • Last modified date

    2017-04-14

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

    IV27904

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Fixed component ID

    5765G6200

Applicable component levels

  • R610 PSY U854552

       UP13/11/20 I 1000

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 December 2021