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SI70532 - OSP-INCORROUT File QAPMLPARH fields HPCYCL and HPINST are 0

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Abstract

OSP-INCORROUT File QAPMLPARH fields HPCYCL and HPINST are 0


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TYPE PROGRAM  RELEASE   NUMBER   MIN/MAX  OPTION
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NONE



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APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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Collection Services file QAPMLPARH, fields HPCYCL  (Processor
cycles) and HPINST (Processor instructions)  are 0 on Power 9
hardware.

CORRECTION FOR APAR SE71710 :
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An error was discovered in the code that retrieves processor
data.  On large systems (number of cores greater than
approximately 100), the buffer which receives the data is not
large enough.  This has been corrected.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR SE71710 :
--------------------------------
None.


Activation Instructions


None.




Special Instructions


After applying or removing this PTF, Collection Services and any
applications that use the performance collector APIs QPMWKCOL and
QPMLPFRD must be ended and then restarted for the change to take
effect.

1. End any applications using the performance collector APIs QPMWKCOL
and QPMLPFRD.
Note: Make sure that jobs QPMACLCT and QPMASERV are no longer
running.

2. End Collection Services by entering the following on the command
line:
ENDPFRCOL FRCCOLEND(*YES)

3. Rebuild the collection table:
CALL QPMCCRBD PARM('*ALL      ' x'00000000' '<Name of configured
collection library>')
The first parameter, *ALL, must have a length of 10 characters (pad the
end with blanks).
The third parameter, the name of the configured collection library,
must also have a length of 10 characters (pad the end with blanks).
The name of the configured collection library can be displayed by
running the command CFGPFRCOL and hitting F4.

4. Restart Collection Services by entering the following on the
command line:
STRPFRCOL

5. Restart any applications using the performance collector APIs
QPMWKCOL and QPMLPFRD.


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THIS PTF CAN BE APPLIED IMMEDIATE OR DELAYED.



Supersedes

PTF/FIX NO(S).  APAR TITLE LINE
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     NONE

Summary Information

System..............................i
Models..............................
Release.............................V7R4M0
Licensed Program...............5770SS1
APAR Fixed..........................View details for APAR SE71710
Superseded by:......................
Recompile...........................N
Library.............................QSYS
MRI Feature ........................NONE
Cum Level...........................C9304740


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Modified date:
02 March 2022