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MA39714 - LIC-COMM-INCORROUT 5767/5768 TRANSMITS HANG RUNNING HEAVY
TRAFFIC

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 APAR (Authorized Program Analysis Report)

Abstract

LIC-COMM-INCORROUT 5767/5768 TRANSMITS HANG RUNNING HEAVY
TRAFFIC

Error Description

Under some circumstances, an Ethernet port of type 5767 or 5768
may stop transmitting.  Communication trace shows incoming data,
but only repeated transmit attempts of the same packets over and
over for outgoing data.                                        

Problem Summary

****************************************************************
* PROBLEM: (MA39714) Licensed Program = 5722999 for i 5.4.5    *
*                                       5761999 for i 6.1      *
*                                       and i 6.1.1            *
*                                       5770999 for i 7.1      *
*           Usability of a Product's MAJOR Function            *
*            TCP/IP interfaces become unusable,                *
*            leaving only console to access partition          *
****************************************************************
* USERS AFFECTED: All IBM i operating system Device            *
*                 Types (D/T) 5767 and/or 5768 users for       *
*                 i 5.4.5, i 6.1, i 6.1.1 and i 7.1.           *
****************************************************************
* RECOMMENDATION: Apply LIC PTF MF51492 for i 5.4.5.           *
*                 Apply LIC PTF MF51345 for i 6.1.             *
*                 Apply LIC PTF MF50647 for i 6.1.1.           *
*                 Apply LIC PTF MF50580 for i 7.1.             *
****************************************************************
                                                               
Under some circumstances, an Ethernet port of type 5767 or 5768
may stop transmitting.  Communication trace shows incoming data,
but only repeated transmit attempts of the same packets over and
over for outgoing data.                                        

Problem Conclusion

                                                               
Licensed Internal Code has been changed to prevent a hang      
condition in the Ethernet hardware.                            

Temporary Fix

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

Comments

Licensed Internal Code has been changed to prevent a hang      
condition in the Ethernet hardware.                            

Circumvention


PTFs Available

R545 MF51492 PTF Cover Letter   1137
R610 MF51345 PTF Cover Letter   1102
R611 MF50647 PTF Cover Letter   1102
R710 MF50580 PTF Cover Letter   0229

Affected Modules

         
         

Affected Publications

Summary Information

Status............................................ CLOSED PER
HIPER........................................... Yes
Component.................................. 9400DG3CM
Failing Module.......................... RCHMGR
Reported Release................... R710
Duplicate Of..............................




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Modified date:
01 June 2011