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IZ69907: MKCD RUN IN BACKGROUND REQUIRING MULTIPLE MEDIA FAILS APPLIES TO AIX 5300-11

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When mkcd command is run in a background without
    controlling
    terminal (e.g. using  at  command or from cron facility)
    and requires multiple DVD volumes it will write all
    subsequent volumes on the same DVD media without any
    indication of failure.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • MKCD RUN IN BACKGROUND WITHOUT A CONTROLLING TERMINAL AND
    REQUIRING MULTIPLE MEDIA FAILS
    

Problem conclusion

  • When additional media is needed ,check whether mkcd is being
    run without a controlling terminal.If so, print an error
    message,cleanup and exit.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IZ69907

  • Reported component name

    AIX 5.3

  • Reported component ID

    5765G0300

  • Reported release

    530

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2010-02-09

  • Closed date

    2010-02-09

  • Last modified date

    2013-03-29

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

    IZ63153

  • 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 U832281

       UP10/03/23 I 1000

PTF to Fileset Mapping

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Document Information

Modified date:
29 March 2013