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  1. Facter
  2. FACT-1597

"Expected a Disk or SCSI disk device, got device code ' '. This is probably a Facter bug." on AIX

    Details

    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: FACT 3.6.2
    • Component/s: PE
    • Labels:
    • Environment:

      kernel => AIX
      kernelversion => 7100
      facterversion => 3.6.2

    • Template:
    • Team:
      Platform OS
    • Sprint:
      Platform OS Kanban
    • CS Priority:
      Normal
    • CS Frequency:
      2 - 5-25% of Customers
    • CS Severity:
      3 - Serious
    • CS Business Value:
      4 - $$$$$
    • CS Impact:
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      Seen on multiple customer systems, in multiple theatres.
      APJ has many banking customers heavily dependent on AIX, and this has hit some but is likely to hit more.
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      Seen on multiple customer systems, in multiple theatres. APJ has many banking customers heavily dependent on AIX, and this has hit some but is likely to hit more.
    • Zendesk Ticket IDs:
      32404
    • Zendesk Ticket Count:
      1
    • Release Notes:
      Bug Fix
    • Release Notes Summary:
      Facter now properly checks for errors when gathering disk information on AIX, so it should no longer warn or report bogus results for devices assigned to special uses such as databases.
    • QA Risk Assessment:
      Needs Assessment

      Description

      Running Puppet Enterprise 2017.1.1
      Previous facter: 3.5.0 (commit 872c5707799c1c30925b632f20eab763ec03b5a4)
      New facter: 3.6.2 (commit 36e4f036cfab9e283f6b47bd5e3890a4de54c5ff)

      After upgrading AIX Client with puppet-agent-1.9.3-1.aix7.1.ppc.rpm, new version of facter returns warning below.

      1. facter 2017-03-28 13:10:48.912233 WARN puppetlabs.facter - Expected a Disk or SCSI disk device, got device code ' '. This is probably a Facter bug. Please report it, and include this error message. 2017-03-28 13:10:48.912822 WARN puppetlabs.facter - Expected a Disk or SCSI disk device, got device code ' '. This is probably a Facter bug. Please report it, and include this error message. 2017-03-28 13:10:48.913030 WARN puppetlabs.facter - Expected a Disk or SCSI disk device, got device code ' '. This is probably a Facter bug. Please report it, and include this error message. 2017-03-28 13:10:48.913236 WARN puppetlabs.facter - Expected a Disk or SCSI disk device, got device code ' '. This is probably a Facter bug. Please report it, and include this error message. 2017-03-28 13:10:48.913441 WARN puppetlabs.facter - Expected a Disk or SCSI disk device, got device code ' '. This is probably a Facter bug. Please report it, and include this error message. 2017-03-28 13:10:48.914954 WARN puppetlabs.facter - Expected a Disk or SCSI disk device, got device code ' '. This is probably a Facter bug. Please report it, and include this error message. 2017-03-28 13:10:48.915236 WARN puppetlabs.facter - Expected a Disk or SCSI disk device, got device code ' '. This is probably a Facter bug. Please report it, and include this error message. 2017-03-28 13:10:48.915448 WARN puppetlabs.facter - Expected a Disk or SCSI disk device, got device code ' '. This is probably a Facter bug. Please report it, and include this error message.

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              • Assignee:
                branan Branan Riley
                Reporter:
                fergus.wilson Fergus Wilson
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