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MF65730 - LIC-UNPRED PASE loader operations may fail

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Abstract

LIC-UNPRED PASE loader operations may fail


Pre/Co-Requisite PTF / Fix List

REQ  LICENSED           PTF/FIX  LEVEL

TYPE PROGRAM  RELEASE   NUMBER   MIN/MAX  OPTION
---- -------- --------- -------  -------  ------
NONE



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APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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PASE loader operations may fail or produce unpredictable results
because some fields in an internal data structure are
uninitialized.  Symptoms of this error may include PASE kernel
panic, which produces a 4700/0100 vlog entry.

CORRECTION FOR APAR MA47509 :
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The PASE loader (in LIC) is changed to initialize necessary
fields.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR MA47509 :
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None.


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Supersedes

PTF/FIX NO(S).  APAR TITLE LINE
--------------  ------------------------------------------------------------
   MF65290      LIC MITIGATE SPECTRE AND MELTDOWN VULNERABILITIES
   MF60097      LIC-PASE-PERFM Improve PASE loader scalability
   MF59569      LIC-INCORROUT PASE 64-bit fork() fails to start child proces
   MF58743      LIC-INCORROUT vlog 4700/0100 loading PASE module that uses T

Summary Information

System..............................i
Models..............................
Release.............................V7R2M0
Licensed Program...............5770999
APAR Fixed..........................View details for APAR MA47509
Superseded by:......................
Recompile...........................N
Library.............................QSYS
MRI Feature ........................NONE
Cum Level...........................C9297720


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Modified date:
21 March 2019