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IZ69774: MULTIBOS -S AND -C CAUSES SEGMENTATION FAULT(COREDUMP) APPLIES TO AIX 5300-08

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • After installing the AIX 6.1 mksysb as the standby bos,
    the multibos shell (multibos -S) crashes with a
    segmentation fault.
    ...
    Starting multibos root shell ...
    Active boot logical volume is bos_hd5.
    mb_start_bos_shell[64]: 311480 Segmentation fault
    Stopping multibos root shell ...
    multibos: 0565-045 Error processing multibos shell.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • MULTIBOS -S AND -C CAUSES SEGMENTATION FAULT(COREDUMP)
    

Problem conclusion

  • The solution is to modify the code such that when -S and -c
    are used we should check the levels of active and standby
    bos levels and then permit the operation.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IZ69774

  • Reported component name

    AIX 5.3

  • Reported component ID

    5765G0300

  • Reported release

    530

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2010-02-06

  • Closed date

    2010-02-06

  • Last modified date

    2013-03-28

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

    IZ60320

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX 5.3

  • Fixed component ID

    5765G0300

Applicable component levels

  • R530 PSY U832229

       UP10/03/23 I 1000

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Document Information

Modified date:
28 March 2013