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PI75108: MVFS LOG IN SOLARIS GLOBAL ZONE: RPC(XID=833486548) TO BE STALE.VOB=<VOB-TAG>

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • High load conditions on a Oracle Solaris host used for builds
    can lead to the IBM Rational ClearCase MVFS log in the Global
    Zone to show the following error from the view server:
          [...] mvfs: Error: view <view-tag> on host <view-host>
    found RPC(xid=833486548) to be stale. vob=<vob-tag>
      this is sometimes matched by an "I/O error" at application
    level.
    
    workaround:
    None
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of ClearCase dynamic views on supported versions of    *
    * Oracle Solaris                                               *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * Users of ClearCase dynamic views on Oracle Solaris may see   *
    * messages reporting stale transaction ids in the mvfs_log log *
    * file.  Unexpected application I/O errors or hangs may        *
    * coincide with these messages.                                *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • This problem has been fixed in ClearCase versions 8.0.1.15,
    9.0.0.5, and 9.0.1.1.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI75108

  • 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

    2017-01-18

  • Closed date

    2017-09-13

  • Last modified date

    2017-09-13

  • 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

  • R901 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
13 September 2017