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MA43730 - LIC-DISK-SRCB6000302-UNPRED Disk Watcher causing corruption

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 APAR (Authorized Program Analysis Report)

Abstract

LIC-DISK-SRCB6000302-UNPRED Disk Watcher causing corruption

Error Description

SRCB6000302 related to DiskWatcher                              

Problem Summary

****************************************************************
* PROBLEM: (MA43730) Licensed Program = 5761999 for i 6.1 and  *
*                                       i 6.1.1.               *
*                                     = 5770999 for i 7.1.     *
*           Crash/Hang Requiring an IPL to Recover             *
*            SRC B600 0302                                     *
*           Damage Where Recovery is an IPL, Re-Install or     *
*            Restore                                           *
****************************************************************
* USERS AFFECTED: All IBM i operating system users running     *
*                 Disk Watcher.                                *
****************************************************************
* RECOMMENDATION: Apply LIC PTF MF58559 for i 6.1.             *
*                 Apply LIC PTF MF58558 for i 6.1.1.           *
*                 Apply LIC PTF MF58497 for i 7.1.             *
****************************************************************
*                                                              
Uninitialized variable in Disk Watcher caused SRCB6000302.      

Problem Conclusion

The problem was caused by a variable in the Disk Watcher code  
which was not initialized.  This has been fixed.                

Temporary Fix

                       *********                                
                       * HIPER *                                
                       *********                                

Comments

Circumvention


PTFs Available

R610 MF58559 PTF Cover Letter   4197
R611 MF58558 PTF Cover Letter   4197
R710 MF58497 PTF Cover Letter   4283

Affected Modules

         
         

Affected Publications

Summary Information

Status............................................ CLOSED PER
HIPER........................................... Yes
Component.................................. 9400DG300
Failing Module.......................... RCHMGR
Reported Release................... R710
Duplicate Of..............................




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Document Information

Modified date:
12 November 2014