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IV61997: MUSENT_TX_ERR AND TRANSMIT SLOWNESS IN FC1763

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Under heavy load, the sequence of errors will show up
    in the error report:
    
    LABEL:          MUSENT_RCVRY_EXIT
    LABEL:          MUSENT_LINK_DOWN
    LABEL:          MUSENT_TX_ERR
    
    During the recovery time, transmits will stop.
    
    NOTE:
    This problem is ONLY applicable to FC1763 (Blade adapter) and
    it is NOT applicable to FC5899.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:
    * Systems running the 6100-09 Technology Level with either of
    * the following filesets below the 6.1.9.30 level:
    *   devices.pciex.e4145616e4140518.rte
    *   devices.pciex.e4145616e4140528.rte
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    * Under heavy load, the sequence of errors will show up
    * in the error report:
    * LABEL:          MUSENT_RCVRY_EXIT
    * LABEL:          MUSENT_LINK_DOWN
    * LABEL:          MUSENT_TX_ERR
    * During the recovery time, transmits will stop.
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:
    * Install APAR IV61997.
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Implement the hardware errata to use a single transmit queue
    in case of FC1763.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV61997
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV64041
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV61997

  • Reported component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Reported component ID

    5765G6200

  • Reported release

    610

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    YesPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-06-26

  • Closed date

    2014-08-25

  • Last modified date

    2015-02-19

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

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

    IV64041 IV64085 U868029

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Fixed component ID

    5765G6200

Applicable component levels

  • R610 PSY U868029

       UP14/10/29 I 1000

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Document Information

Modified date:
19 February 2015