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amf-rhel6_x86_64-Patch-6.0.5.500
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 Basic information
Release type: Patch
Release date: 2018-10-17
OS update support: None
Technote: None
Documentation: None
Popularity: 115 viewed    9 downloaded
Download size: 1.03 MB
Checksum: 579468404

 Applies to one or more of the following products:
VirtualStore 6.0.1 On RHEL6 x86-64
Cluster Server 6.0.1 On RHEL6 x86-64
Storage Foundation Cluster File System 6.0.1 On RHEL6 x86-64
Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC 6.0.1 On RHEL6 x86-64
Storage Foundation HA 6.0.1 On RHEL6 x86-64

 Obsolete patches, incompatibilities, superseded patches, or other requirements:

This patch supersedes the following patches: Release date
amf-rhel6_x86_64-Patch-6.0.5.100 (obsolete) 2015-04-08

 Fixes the following incidents:
3749188, 3952511, 3952995

 Patch ID:
VRTSamf-6.0.500.500-Linux_RHEL6

 Readme file  [Save As...]
                          * * * READ ME * * *
      * * * Veritas Asynchronous Monitoring Framework 6.0.5 * * *
                      * * * Patch 6.0.5.500 * * *
                         Patch Date: 2018-09-18


This document provides the following information:

   * PATCH NAME
   * OPERATING SYSTEMS SUPPORTED BY THE PATCH
   * PACKAGES AFFECTED BY THE PATCH
   * BASE PRODUCT VERSIONS FOR THE PATCH
   * SUMMARY OF INCIDENTS FIXED BY THE PATCH
   * DETAILS OF INCIDENTS FIXED BY THE PATCH
   * INSTALLATION PRE-REQUISITES
   * INSTALLING THE PATCH
   * REMOVING THE PATCH


PATCH NAME
----------
Veritas Asynchronous Monitoring Framework 6.0.5 Patch 6.0.5.500


OPERATING SYSTEMS SUPPORTED BY THE PATCH
----------------------------------------
RHEL6 x86-64


PACKAGES AFFECTED BY THE PATCH
------------------------------
VRTSamf


BASE PRODUCT VERSIONS FOR THE PATCH
-----------------------------------
   * Symantec VirtualStore 6.0.1
   * Veritas Cluster Server 6.0.1
   * Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System HA 6.0.1
   * Veritas Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC 6.0.1
   * Veritas Storage Foundation HA 6.0.1


SUMMARY OF INCIDENTS FIXED BY THE PATCH
---------------------------------------
Patch ID: VRTSamf-6.0.500.500
* 3952511 (3951435) Support for RHEL 6.10 and RHEL 6.x RETPOLINE kernels.
Patch ID: VRTSamf-6.0.500.300
* 3952995 (3952988) Support for RHEL6.x RETPOLINE kernels.
Patch ID: 6.0.500.100
* 3749188 (3749172) Lazy un-mount of VxFS file system causes node panic


DETAILS OF INCIDENTS FIXED BY THE PATCH
---------------------------------------
This patch fixes the following incidents:

Patch ID: VRTSamf-6.0.500.500

* 3952511 (Tracking ID: 3951435)

SYMPTOM:
RHEL6.x RETPOLINE kernels and RHEL 6.10 are not supported

DESCRIPTION:
Red Hat has released RHEL 6.10 which has RETPOLINE kernel, and also released RETPOLINE kernels for older RHEL6.x Updates. Veritas Cluster Server kernel modules need to be recompiled with RETPOLINE aware GCC to support RETPOLINE kernel.

RESOLUTION:
Support for RHEL 6.10 and RETPOLINE kernels on RHEL6.x kernels is now introduced.

Patch ID: VRTSamf-6.0.500.300

* 3952995 (Tracking ID: 3952988)

SYMPTOM:
RHEL6.x RETPOLINE kernels are not supported.

DESCRIPTION:
Red Hat has released RETPOLINE kernel for older RHEL6.x releases.
Veritas Cluster Server kernel modules need to be recompiled with RETPOLINE aware GCC to 
support RETPOLINE kernel.

RESOLUTION:
Support for RETPOLINE kernels on RHEL6.x kernels is now introduced.

Patch ID: 6.0.500.100

* 3749188 (Tracking ID: 3749172)

SYMPTOM:
Lazy un-mount of VxFS file system causes node panic

DESCRIPTION:
In case of lazy unmount, the call to lookup_bdev for VxFS file
system causes node panic.

RESOLUTION:
Code changes done in AMF module to fix this issue.



INSTALLING THE PATCH
--------------------
Run the Installer script to automatically install the patch:
-----------------------------------------------------------
Please be noted that the installation of this P-Patch will cause downtime.

To install the patch perform the following steps on at least one node in the cluster:
1. Copy the patch amf-rhel6_x86_64-Patch-6.0.5.500.tar.gz to /tmp
2. Untar amf-rhel6_x86_64-Patch-6.0.5.500.tar.gz to /tmp/hf
    # mkdir /tmp/hf
    # cd /tmp/hf
    # gunzip /tmp/amf-rhel6_x86_64-Patch-6.0.5.500.tar.gz
    # tar xf /tmp/amf-rhel6_x86_64-Patch-6.0.5.500.tar
3. Install the hotfix(Please be noted that the installation of this P-Patch will cause downtime.)
    # pwd 
    /tmp/hf
    # ./installAMF605P5 [<host1> <host2>...]

You can also install this patch together with 6.0.1 GA release and 6.0.5 Patch release
    # ./installAMF605P5 -base_path [<601 path>] -mr_path [<605 path>] [<host1> <host2>...]
where the -mr_path should point to the 6.0.5 image directory, while -base_path to the 6.0.1 image.

Install the patch manually:
--------------------------
Perform the following steps on the node on which this patch is being applied:
1. Take backup of your configurations
2. Stop AMF
3. Install the patch
4. start AMF

Stopping AMF on the cluster node
--------------------------------

1. Ensure that the &quot;/opt/VRTSvcs/bin&quot; directory is included in your PATH
   environment variable so that you can execute all the VCS commands. Refer 
   to Veritas Cluster Server Installation Guide for more information.

2. Stop the AMF service:
    
    # /etc/init.d/amf stop
    
Installing the Patch
--------------------

1. Un-compress the downloaded patch and change the directory to the uncompressed patch location.
   Install the patch using the following command:

    # rpm -Uvh VRTSamf-6.0.500.500-Linux_RHEL6.x86_64.rpm

2. Run the following command to verify if the new patch has been installed:

    # rpm -q VRTSamf
        
   If the proper patch is installed, the following output is displayed:

        VRTSamf-6.0.500.500-Linux_RHEL6.x86_64
                        
Re-starting the AMF service:
--------------------------------

1. To start the AMF service, run the following command:
        # /etc/init.d/amf start


REMOVING THE PATCH
------------------
Removal of the patch will result in removing the whole package
from the system/node. To go back to a previous installed version
of the package, you may need to re-install the package.
Run the following steps on the node where the patch is being uninstalled:

To remove the patch from a cluster node:
---------------------------------------------
1. Remove the patch by using the following command:
        # rpm -e VRTSamf

2. Verify that the patch has been removed from the system:
        # rpm -qa|grep VRTSamf
        
   Ensure that the package is not be displayed. This confirms that the package is removed.

3. Install the relevant package from the VCS base media. 
    Also refer to SORT for any applicable patches.

4. To start the AMF service, run the following command:
        # /etc/init.d/amf start


SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
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NONE


OTHERS
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NONE



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