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)"

Document ID : KB000086723
Last Modified Date : 14/04/2018
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Issue:
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
 
Environment:
OS: Linux
OS Version: Red Hat 6.6 or superior
 
Cause:
Cause type:
Other
Root Cause: The issue was due to a bug on the ksh version delivered by Red Hat 6.6.
 
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