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IV68246: NIM BOSINST.DATA FIELD SAN_DISKID IS NOT HONORED APPLIES TO AIX 6100-09

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    
    NIM does not install to specified SAN_DISKID.
    
    target_disk_data:
        #PVID =
        #HDISKNAME = hdisk4  #WORKS
        #PHYSICAL_LOCATION =
    U8205.E6C.06F488R-V4-C4-T1-W50050768024603E8-L40000000000
    00 #WORKS
         SAN_DISKID = 0x50050768024603e8//0x4000000000000
    #DOES NOT WORK
    
    RESULT: With promptless install, if SAN_DISKID is the
    target disk, hdisk0, or first disk in rootvg gets
    overwritten
    

Local fix

  • Use PHYSICAL_LOCATION in bosinst.data
    

Problem summary

  • NIM does not install to specified SAN_DISKID.
    
    target_disk_data:
        SAN_DISKID = 0x50050768024603e8//0x4000000000000
    
    RESULT: With promptless install, if SAN_DISKID is the
    target disk, it is ignored and the best disk is chosen.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Added check to avoid loss of the SAN_DISKID.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV66967
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV68246
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV70266
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV68233
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV68246

  • Reported component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Reported component ID

    5765G6200

  • Reported release

    610

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2015-01-05

  • Closed date

    2015-01-05

  • Last modified date

    2015-11-22

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

    IV66967

  • 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 U861442

       UP15/11/22 I 1000

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Document Information

Modified date:
22 November 2015