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vm-rhel5_ppc64-5.0MP4HF1
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 Basic information
Release type: Hot Fix
Release date: 2010-04-30
OS update support: None
Technote: None
Documentation: None
Popularity: 453 viewed    1 downloaded
Download size: 17.67 MB
Checksum: 1662133299

 Applies to one or more of the following products:
Volume Manager 5.0MP4 On RHEL5 ppc64

 Obsolete patches, incompatibilities, superseded patches, or other requirements:
None.

 Fixes the following incidents:
1212791, 1481493, 1529858, 1668978, 1938907, 1946936, 1946939, 1956777, 1977146

 Patch ID:
VRTSvmman-5.0.40.01-MP4HF1_GENERIC
VRTSasld-platform-5.0.40.01-MP4HF1_RHEL5
VRTSvxvm-platform-5.0.40.01-MP4HF1_RHEL5
VRTSvxvm-common-5.0.40.01-MP4HF1_RHEL5
VRTSasld-common-5.0.40.01-MP4HF1_RHEL5
VRTSlvmconv-5.0.40.01-MP4HF1_RHEL5

 Readme file  [Save As...]
Etrack Incidents: 1977146, 1668978, 1956777, 1938907, 1481493, 1946936, 1946939, 1212791, 1529858

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VERITAS Volume Manager 5.0 MP4HF1 for Linux

This is a hotfix patch 5 for Veritas Volume Manager 5.0MP4 on Linux.
This patch can only be installed on top of the following:
                VERITAS Volume Manager 5.0MP4
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Errors/Problems Fixed:

1977146 lxrt5.0mp4:sfora:sles11_x86_64_only system panics when create ASM DG
1668978 ASL Request SxRT SF-RAC 5.0 Hitachi USPV HAM
1956777 VVR:Stale references in pripendinq causes random corruption
1938907 RHEL5 U3: HBA API gives both /dev/sg## and /dev/sd## names as OS device names. Hence WWN information not displayed
1481493 panic running stress tc bptree_heavyio.tc: vxio:vol_cvol_bplus_walk3+1bec
1946936 CVM: IO hangs during master takeover waiting for a cache object to quiesce
1946939 CVM: Panic during master takeover, when there are cache object I/Os being started on the new master
1212791 Debug builds with memory logging run to slowly
1529858 Site detach due to error falsely updates ssb on available disks on that site

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Patch Installation Instructions:
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o Before-the-upgrade :-
  (a) Stop I/Os to all the VxVM volumes.
  (b) Umount any filesystems with VxVM volumes.
  (c) Stop applications using any VxVM volumes.

o   Before manually upgrading VxVM to 5.0MP4HF1, stop the vxpal process by
      stopping 'vxpal.StorageAgent':
            /etc/init.d/vxpal.StorageAgent stop

o   Upgrade 5.0MP4 VxVM packages to 5.0MP4HF1 using "rpm -Uvh"

o   After completion of upgrade the vxpal process can be restarted as:
            /etc/init.d/vxpal.StorageAgent start

o   Note: In some cases VRTSvxvm-platform package upgrade may fail to
          unload a VxVM module. This will be reported with a message similar to
          "FATAL: Module vxdmp is in use". If this happens, it is recommended that
          the system be rebooted to unload the old modules and load the new ones.

o Select the appropriate RPMs for your system, and upgrade to the new patch.

(for rhel4_x86_64)
# rpm -Uhv VRTSvxvm-common-5.0.40.01-MP4HF1_RHEL4.i686.rpm
# rpm -Uhv VRTSvxvm-platform-5.0.40.01-MP4HF1_RHEL4.x86_64.rpm

(for rhel5_x86_64)
# rpm -Uhv VRTSvxvm-common-5.0.40.01-MP4HF1_RHEL5.i686.rpm
# rpm -Uhv VRTSvxvm-platform-5.0.40.01-MP4HF1_RHEL5.x86_64.rpm

(for sles9_x86_64)
# rpm -Uhv VRTSvxvm-common-5.0.40.01-MP4HF1_SLES9.i586.rpm
# rpm -Uhv VRTSvxvm-platform-5.0.40.01-MP4HF1_SLES9.x86_64.rpm

(for sles10_x86_64)
# rpm -Uhv VRTSvxvm-common-5.0.40.01-MP4HF1_SLES10.i586.rpm
# rpm -Uhv VRTSvxvm-platform-5.0.40.01-MP4HF1_SLES10.x86_64.rpm

(for sles11_x86_64)
# rpm -Uhv VRTSvxvm-common-5.0.40.01-MP4HF1_SLES11.i586.rpm
# rpm -Uhv VRTSvxvm-platform-5.0.40.01-MP4HF1_SLES11.x86_64.rpm



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