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PK42124: Mount of VOB number 512 fails with 'Unable to mount: error detec ted by ClearCase subsystem'

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • In Windows, the maximum number of VOBs that can be mounted
    is 511. There should be no hard limit in Windows.
    
    To repro:
    
    1) Create 513 VOBs.
    2) In the Windows GUI, select all VOBs for mounting.
    3) 511 will mount and 2 will fail with the error:
    
       cleartool: Error: Unable to mount: error detected by
       ClearCase subsystem
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All ClearCase Windows users
    ************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: There is a hard limit of 511 VOBs
    * that can be mounted at one time.
    ************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION: Upgrade to latest CC patch level
    ************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • The limit has been increased to 4095 in the following
    versions of ClearCase:
    
    Windows:
    clearcase_p2003.06.16.NT-2007D (MVFS)
    7.0.0.2-RATL-RCC-WIN (MVFS)
    7.0.1.1-RATL-RCC-WIN (MVFS)
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PK42124

  • Reported component name

    CLEARCASE WIN V

  • Reported component ID

    5724G2900

  • Reported release

    605

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2007-03-27

  • Closed date

    2007-12-19

  • Last modified date

    2007-12-19

  • 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 V

  • Fixed component ID

    5724G2900

Applicable component levels

  • R605 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
19 December 2007