On Red Hat 6.6 or later the autopatch fails with this error while doing the unibackup: "<kit>/tools/uniupgrade[1330]: eval: line 1: 18786: Memory fault(coredump)"

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Article ID: 86723

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Products

CA Automic Dollar Universe

Issue/Introduction

Error Message :
On the maintenance.log:
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<autopatch_kit>/tools/uniupgrade[1330]: eval: line 1: 18786: Memory fault(coredump)
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Patch level detected:Dollar Universe 6.3.00
Product Version: Dollar.Universe 6.3.01

Description :On Red Hat 6.6 or later the autopatch fails with this error while doing the unibackup: "/tools/uniupgrade[1330]: eval: line 1: 18786: Memory fault(coredump)"


Example of the versions of the ksh / kernel of the system:

$ ksh --version
version sh (AT&T Research) 93u+ 2012-08-01

$ uname -a
Linux linuxbox.domain.com 2.6.32-573.1.1.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Jul 14 02:46:51 EDT 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
 

Cause

Cause type:
Other
Root Cause: The issue was due to a bug on the ksh version delivered by Red Hat 6.6.
 

Environment

OS: Linux
OS Version: Red Hat 6.6 or superior
 

Resolution

As this is related to the KSH version, please upgrade the ksh on your OS to the latest version.

Note that even if you are already on ksh version 93u+ you might still have to upgrade to upgrade to the latest ksh package version on your system

For instance while upgrading from Package ksh.x86_64 0:20120801-10.el6_5.6 to Package ksh.x86_64 0:20120801-33.el6 the ksh version will remain 93u+

Fix Status: No Fix
 
 

Additional Information

Workaround :
N/A