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IV64041: MUSENT_TX_ERR AND TRANSMIT SLOWNESS APPLIES TO AIX 7100-03 14/11/17 PTF PECHANGE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Under heavy load, the sequence of errors will show up
    in the error report:
    
    LABEL:          MUSENT_RCVRY_EXIT
    LABEL:          MUSENT_LINK_DOWN
    LABEL:          MUSENT_TX_ERR
    
    During the recovery time, transmits will stop.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:
    * Systems running the 7100-03 Technology Level with the
    * the following filesets between or including the 7.1.3.0 and
    * 7.1.3.15 levels:
    *  devices.pciex.e4145616e4140518.rte
    *  devices.pciex.e4145616e4140528.rte
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    * Under heavy load, the sequence of errors will show up
    * in the error report:
    * LABEL:          MUSENT_RCVRY_EXIT
    * LABEL:          MUSENT_LINK_DOWN
    * LABEL:          MUSENT_TX_ERR
    * During the recovery time, transmits will stop.
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:
    * Install APAR IV64041.
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Implement the hardware errata to use a single transmit queue
    in case of FC1763.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV61997
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV64041
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV64041

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    YesPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-08-27

  • Closed date

    2014-08-27

  • Last modified date

    2014-11-17

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

    IV61997

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

    U868062

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Fixed component ID

    5765H4000

Applicable component levels

  • R710 PSY U868062

       UP14/10/29 I 1000

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 November 2014