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IZ84066: CFGMGR MAY FAIL TO DISCOVER FIBRE CHANNEL DEVICES APPLIES TO AIX 6100-06

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Fibre Channel adapters and attached devices will come
    Available when the system is booted, but attempts to run
    cfgmgr to discover new devices after boot will not be
    successful. This problem is limited to certain Emulex-family
    Fibre Channel adapters:
    
    Feature code / Description
    5735 8Gbps dual port PCIe slot adapter
    2B3A 8Gbps dual port PCIe FC 1Xe Blade adapter
    5773 4Gbps single port PCIe slot adapter
    5774 4Gbps dual port PCIe slot adapter
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • Fibre Channel adapters and attached devices will come
    Available when the system is booted, but attempts to run
    cfgmgr to discover new devices after boot will not be
    successful. This problem is limited to certain Emulex-family
    Fibre Channel adapters:
    
    Feature code / Description
    5735 8Gbps dual port PCIe slot adapter
    2B3A 8Gbps dual port PCIe FC 1Xe Blade adapter
    5773 4Gbps single port PCIe slot adapter
    5774 4Gbps dual port PCIe slot adapter
    

Problem conclusion

  • The Fibre Channel driver is updated to update the incorrect
    ODM entries for existing adapters when the adapter is first
    configured.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-06 - use AIX APAR IZ84066
    7100-00 - use AIX APAR IZ84628
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IZ84066

  • Reported component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Reported component ID

    5765G6200

  • Reported release

    610

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2010-08-31

  • Closed date

    2010-08-31

  • Last modified date

    2013-03-27

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

    IZ83562

  • 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 U834892

       UP11/05/10 I 1000

PTF to Fileset Mapping

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Document Information

Modified date:
27 March 2013