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IZ98583: SNAP -Y WILL CREATE AN UPPER CASE /DEV/NULL FILE APPLIES TO AIX 5300-12

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • snap -Y for InfiniBand snap will create an upper case
    /dev/NULL file instead of redirecting to /dev/null device
    

Local fix

  • Remove /dev/NULL after the snap was run
    

Problem summary

  • snap -y will create /dev/NULL files.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Correct command redirections to /dev/null
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IZ98583

  • Reported component name

    AIX 5.3

  • Reported component ID

    5765G0300

  • Reported release

    530

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2011-04-07

  • Closed date

    2011-04-07

  • Last modified date

    2013-04-07

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

    IZ98231

  • 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 U841193

       UP11/06/16 I 1000

PTF to Fileset Mapping

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Document Information

Modified date:
07 April 2013