DCF Document ID: 1168045 - IBM Tivoli
NetView: ovtopmd exit code 255 - Tivoli Framework at 4.1.1 level
Problem Desc: The following messages
result from attempting to start the ovtopmd daemon in a Framework 4.1.1
environment: The messages will also be presented in response to the "ovstatus
ovtopmd" command from the command line. object manager name: ovtopmd
behavior: OVs_WELL_BEHAVED state: NOT_RUNNING PID: ###### last message:
exit status: exit(255) Note: If the failure is during installation, the
messages can be found in the /tmp/update.log.
Solution: Perform the following
steps to determine if the cause is one or more missing shared libraries.
Missing means unavailable to ovtopmd at the time of error.
Note: references to $LIBPATH mean $LIBPATH
or $LD_LIBRARY_PATH (Solaris and Linux)
1. If the error is during installation,
continue problem determination at the point of failure.
2. Make sure all daemons are down, and
all other NetView started processes.
3. Source the Tivoli environment.
5. echo $LIBDIR, and $LIBPATH
6. verify that $LIBDIR contains shared
libraries, and verify that $LIBPATH contains $LIBDIR
7. ovstart -v ovtopmd. This should fail
in the same way.
8. verify that prereq daemons are still
up: ovspmd, nvsecd, ovwdb, pmd, trapd
9. run ovtopmd in the foreground from
the command line, /usr/OV/bin/ovtopmd (notice this is not ovstart ovtopmd)
10. observe error messages (AIX shown,
exec(): 0509-036 Cannot load program
ovtopmd because of the following errors:
0509-150 Dependent module libtmf.a(shr.o)
could not be loaded.
0509-022 Cannot load module libtmf.a(shr.o).
0509-026 System error: A file or directory
in the path name does not exist.
11. verify that libtmf.a (or the missing
library in the messages) is not in $LIBDIR
Since $LIBDIR has been verified to contain
shared libraries, and Framework has been verified to be at the 4.1.1 level,
then a Framework patch installation is required to install downward compatibility
Install Tivoli Framework Patch 4.1.1-TMF-0003
in order to restore the missing libraries.
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|[nv-l] ovtopmd will not start
- new install|
Is it just me or has anyone else
experienced this with a new server?
AIX 5.2 ML02 32bit
Pristine Install of all software.
All NetView prerequisites satisfied.
NetView installation fails due to
ovtopmd not starting (255).
Manually executing ovtopmd from
the command line yielded missing lib filesets
I had to manually copy the following
files from the NetView CDROM into $LIBDIR
This file from another TMF 3.7.1
Then, uninstnv and reinstall was
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