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vm-aix-5.1RP1P0_VERITAS_Dynamic_Multipathing_patch
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 Basic information
Release type: P-patch
Release date: 2010-09-15
OS update support: None
Technote: None
Documentation:
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Popularity: 961 viewed    38 downloaded
Download size: 48.31 MB
Checksum: 3813900773

 Applies to one or more of the following products:
Storage Foundation 5.1 On AIX 5.3
Storage Foundation 5.1 On AIX 6.1
Storage Foundation Cluster File System 5.1 On AIX 5.3
Storage Foundation Cluster File System 5.1 On AIX 6.1
Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC 5.1 On AIX 5.3
Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC 5.1 On AIX 6.1
Storage Foundation HA 5.1 On AIX 5.3
Storage Foundation HA 5.1 On AIX 6.1

 Obsolete patches, incompatibilities, superseded patches, or other requirements:

This patch supersedes the following patches: Release date
vm-aix-5.1RP1_DMP_Native_Support_GA (obsolete) 2010-05-28

This patch requires: Release date
sfha-aix-5.1RP1 (obsolete) 2010-03-19

 Fixes the following incidents:
1967048

 Patch ID:
VRTSvxvm-05.01.0020.0000

 Readme file  [Save As...]
Date: 2010-08-20
OS: AIX
OS Version: 5.3, 6.1
Etrack Incidents: 1967048

Errors/Problems Fixed:
1967048 - DMP support for OS Native Stack.

Patch Installation
==================

Prerequisites:
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o  If the currently installed VRTSvxvm is below 5.1.1.0 level, you
must upgrade VRTSvxvm to 5.1.1.0 level before installing this patch.

o  If the currently installed VRTSvcsag is below 5.1.1.100 level, you
must upgrade VRTSvcsag to 5.1.1.100 level before installing this patch.


Installation Procedure:
=======================
1. Since the patch process will configure the new kernel extensions,
ensure that no VxVM volumes are in use or open or mounted before
starting the installation procedure.

2. Use the installp command or SMIT to install the patch image.

   Using installp:

   a. Before applying this patch, kill the vxsvc process:

        /opt/VRTSob/bin/vxsvcctrl stop

   b. To apply this patch, use the following command:

        installp -ag -d ./VRTSvxvm.bff VRTSvxvm

   c. To apply and commit this patch, use the following command:

        installp -acg -d ./VRTSvxvm.bff VRTSvxvm

   NOTE: Refer to the installp(1M) manual page for more information
   about the APPLY & COMMIT states of the package or patch.

   Using SMIT:

   a. Select the following option:
        Software Installation and Maintenance ->
        Install and Update Software ->
        Update Installed Software to Latest Level

3. Reboot the system after the installation is complete.


Deinstallation Procedure:
=========================

If the patch installation is in "APPLY" state, you can reject or deinstall the patch image. The patch contents cannot be rejected or deinstalled if the patch is in the "COMMITed" state.

1. To reject or deinstall the VRTSvxvm 5.1.20.0(VERITAS Dynamic Multi-pathing patch) patch, use the following command:

     installp -r VRTSvxvm 5.1.20.0

2. Start vxconfigd manually or reboot the system.



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