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IV87845: FC5899 ENTSTAT PRINTS 1818495488 FOR BAD PACKET COUNT IN NON-C APPLIES TO AIX 7100-03 17/01/27 PTF PECHANGE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The entstat command will print an incorrect
    value for the "Number of receive bad packets"
    statistic for certain 1GB network adapters
    when the locale is set to a value other than
    "C". In this case, it will always print
    1818495488 instead of the actual number.
    

Local fix

  • Use LANG="C".
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:
    * Systems running the 7100-03 Technology Level with
    * devices.pciex.e4145616e4140518.rte at or between
    * 7.1.3.30 and 7.1.3.47
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    * The entstat command will print an incorrect
    * value for the "Number of receive bad packets"
    * statistic for certain 1GB network adapters
    * when the locale is set to a value other than
    * "C". In this case, it will always print
    * 1818495488 instead of the actual number.
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:
    * Install APAR IV87845.
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • The msg file and c file has been fixed so that it prints
    correct output for bad packets.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV87845

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    YesPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2016-08-11

  • Closed date

    2016-08-11

  • Last modified date

    2017-01-27

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

    IV86252

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Fixed component ID

    5765H4000

Applicable component levels

  • R710 PSY U872349

       UP17/01/19 I 1000

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Document Information

Modified date:
27 January 2017