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IV63606: GETCONF DISK_SIZE REPORTS INCORRECT OUTPUT FOR LARGE DISKS APPLIES TO AIX 7100-03

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • getconf DISK_SIZE shows wrong disk size for large disks
    such
    as 10TB , for example:
    # getconf DISK_SIZE /dev/hdiskxx
    1048576
    while the correct output should be
    10485760
    

Local fix

  • N/A
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:
    * Systems running the 7100-03 Technology Level with bos.adt.prof
    * or bos.rte.libc at 7.1.3.15
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    * getconf DISK_SIZE shows wrong disk size for large disks
    * such
    * as 10TB , for example:
    * # getconf DISK_SIZE /dev/hdiskxx
    * 1048576
    * while the correct output should be
    * 10485760
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:
    * Install APAR IV63606.
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Returning correct value of disk size to getconf.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV62397
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV62397
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV63606
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV63606

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    YesPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-08-14

  • Closed date

    2014-08-14

  • Last modified date

    2016-05-11

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

    IV62397

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Fixed component ID

    5765H4000

Applicable component levels

  • R710 PSY U868052

       UP14/10/29 I 1000

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Document Information

Modified date:
11 May 2016