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IV82718: TOPAS AND NMON SHOWS LOOPBACK INTERFACE AS '0' APPLIES TO AIX 6100-09

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Customer reported that topas is showing the lo0 interface
    as 0,
    We found that there is a bug in the fix dropped in 969855
    defect and
    will be dropping the code in this defect to rectify this.
    
    This Happens when we have a interface with IFF_RUNNING
    unset.
    

Local fix

  • N/A
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:
    * Systems running the 6100-09 Technology Level with
    * bos.perf.perfstat at 6.1.9.100
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    * Customer reported that topas is showing the lo0 interface
    * as 0,
    * We found that there is a bug in the fix dropped in 969855
    * defect and
    * will be dropping the code in this defect to rectify this.
    * This Happens when we have a interface with IFF_RUNNING
    * unset.
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:
    * Install APAR IV82718.
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Fixed the logic of updating the correct ifnet info in
    correct index of user buffer provided by the application.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV82718
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV82718
    7100-04 - use AIX APAR IV83237
    7200-01 - use AIX APAR IV83025
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV82718

  • Reported component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Reported component ID

    5765G6200

  • Reported release

    610

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    YesPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2016-03-15

  • Closed date

    2016-03-21

  • Last modified date

    2017-01-20

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Fixed component ID

    5765G6200

Applicable component levels

  • R610 PSY U868762

       UP16/10/25 I 1000

PTF to Fileset Mapping

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Document Information

Modified date:
20 January 2017