Intermittent failures and possible system crashes are known to occur on AIX systems with more than 128 CPUs

Problem

Intermittent failures and system crashes might occur on setups having more than 128 CPUs with 5.1SP1 on AIX 6.1 or  5.1SP1PR1 (Platform Release 1) on AIX 7.1.
 

What is affected?
Veritas Storage Foundation 5.1, 5.1RP2, 5.1SP1 on AIX 5.3 and 6.1 and 5.1SP1PR1 (Platform Release 1) on AIX 7.1. 

Solution

This issue is resolved with following patches for Veritas Volume Manager on AIX:
- Veritas Storage Foundation 5.1SP1 RP1 for AIX 5.3 and AIX 6.1 (Rolling Patch 1)
- VxVM 5.1SP1 P2 for AIX 5.3 and AIX 6.1 (P-Patch 2)
- VxVM 5.1SP1 PR1P1 for AIX 7.1 (Platform Release 1 + P-Patch 1)

The above patches can be downloaded from SORT site https://sort.veritas.com/patch/matrix

 

 

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