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esmd: System Error: The EVM daemon has failed and cannot be restarted

mehaboob mohamed
Occasional Visitor

esmd: System Error: The EVM daemon has failed and cannot be restarted

I am seeing the below error on my HPUX system syslog,

"esmd: System Error: The EVM daemon has failed and cannot be restarted"

#machinfo
CPU info:
2 Intel(R) Itanium 2 processors (1.6 GHz, 6 MB)
400 MT/s bus, CPU version A2

Memory: 8172 MB (7.98 GB)

Firmware info:
Firmware revision: 04.10
FP SWA driver revision: 1.18
IPMI is supported on this system.
BMC firmware revision: 4.01

Platform info:
Model: "ia64 hp server rx2620"
Machine ID number: 553cfe5a-8b3e-11db-846d-472f9e42c1f9
Machine serial number: SGH46460N6

OS info:
Nodename: onu2
Release: HP-UX B.11.31
Version: U (unlimited-user license)
Machine: ia64
ID Number: 1430060634
vmunix _release_version:
@(#) $Revision: vmunix: B.11.31_LR FLAVOR=perf



Recently following patches were installed,
FEATURE11i B.11.31.0803.318b Feature Enablement Patches for HP-UX 11i v3, March 2008
HWEnable11i B.11.31.0803.318a Hardware Enablement Patches for HP-UX 11i v3, March 2008
QPKAPPS B.11.31.0803.318a Applications Patches for HP-UX 11i v3, March 2008
QPKBASE B.11.31.0803.318a Base Quality Pack Bundle for HP-UX 11i v3, March 2008


The error was noticed after the installation of above patches.

One of the ITRC thread mentioned installing PHCO_36032 and PHCO_36038 patches as soltuon. These patches are already present in the solution
3 REPLIES
Johnson Punniyalingam
Honored Contributor

Re: esmd: System Error: The EVM daemon has failed and cannot be restarted

Yes,Please download & Install Patches.

>>have you already Installed<< ..?

swlist |grep -i PHC*

Thanks,
Johnson
Problems are common to all, but attitude makes the difference
mehaboob mohamed
Occasional Visitor

Re: esmd: System Error: The EVM daemon has failed and cannot be restarted

Yes those patches are already present in the system.

# swlist QPKBASE | grep -e PHCO_36038 -e PHCO_36032
documentation change needed for stat(5)
QPKBASE.PHCO_36038 1.0 esmd(1M) cumulative patch
QPKBASE.PHCO_36032 1.0 killall(1M) cumulative patch
Mouslim
Occasional Visitor

Re: esmd: System Error: The EVM daemon has failed and cannot be restarted

 

hello,

 

if you have same issue you can try to  Copy evmstart and evmstop scripts from the good host. Then the issue is solved.