Bus Error Coredump When Creating a mksysb at V4.2.0


OS Level: AIX Version 4.2.0 Type/Model: 590


A bus error coredump is occurring when the user is attempting to create a mksysb at AIX Version This problem is described in defect number 198179.


Two possible solutions to this problem are listed below.
  1. Create the mksysb with the -p flag. The -p flag disables the software packing of the files as they are backed up. Some tape drives use their own packing or compression algorithms. This flag only applies to AIX Version 4.2 or later.

  2. Upgrade to AIX Level (IX58183).

    [ Doc Ref: 95634946412544     Publish Date: Apr. 28, 2000     4FAX Ref: none ]