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PI73751: PROCESSES GET INTO UNINTERUPABLE STATE (D STATE) RUNNING CLEARCASE ON SLES 11

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • IBM Rational ClearCase on SuSE Enterprise Sever (SLES) 11.x can
    in some instances have processes becoming stuck in an
    ininteruptable state or D-state.
    This occurs when there is a deadlock caused by MVFS incorrectly
    acquiring a mutex on some xattr operations.
    
    WORKAROUND:
    None.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of ClearCase dynamic views on SUSE Linux systems.      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * Processes accessing dynamic view resources on SUSE systems   *
    * may encounter a deadlock on a system level lock.  These      *
    * processes will become unresponsive and may be observed to be *
    * in an uninterruptible state or D-state.                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • This problem is fixed in ClearCase 8.0.1.14 and 9.0.0.4.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI73751

  • Reported component name

    CLEARCASE WIN

  • Reported component ID

    5724G2900

  • Reported release

    801

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-12-14

  • Closed date

    2017-03-16

  • Last modified date

    2017-03-16

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

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    CLEARCASE WIN

  • Fixed component ID

    5724G2900

Applicable component levels

  • R801 PSY

       UP

  • R900 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
16 March 2017