vcs-sol9_sparc-VRTSamf-5.1SP1RP3P1

 Basic information
Release type: P-patch
Release date: 2012-11-08
OS update support: None
Technote: None
Documentation: None
Popularity: 390 viewed    16 downloaded
Download size: 196.98 KB
Checksum: 3347916518

 Applies to one or more of the following products:
VirtualStore 5.1SP1 On Solaris 9 SPARC
Cluster Server 5.1SP1 On Solaris 9 SPARC
Storage Foundation Cluster File System 5.1SP1 On Solaris 9 SPARC
Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC 5.1SP1 On Solaris 9 SPARC
Storage Foundation HA 5.1SP1 On Solaris 9 SPARC

 Obsolete patches, incompatibilities, superseded patches, or other requirements:

This patch requires: Release date
sfha-sol_sparc-5.1SP1PR3RP3 (obsolete) 2012-10-02
sfha-sol_sparc-5.1SP1RP3 (obsolete) 2012-10-02

 Fixes the following incidents:
2964136

 Patch ID:
149706-01

Readme file
                          * * * READ ME * * *
             * * * Veritas Cluster Server 5.1 SP1 RP3 * * *
                         * * * P-patch 1 * * *
                         Patch Date: 2012-11-08


This document provides the following information:

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


PATCH NAME
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Veritas Cluster Server 5.1 SP1 RP3 P-patch 1


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


BASE PRODUCT VERSIONS FOR THE PATCH
-----------------------------------
   * Veritas Cluster Server 5.1 SP1


OPERATING SYSTEMS SUPPORTED BY THE PATCH
----------------------------------------
Solaris 9 SPARC


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

Patch ID: 149706-01

* 2964136 (Tracking ID: 2937673)

SYMPTOM:
AMF driver panics the machine when amfstat is executed.

DESCRIPTION:
There was a race condition between amfstat, group unregistration
and event notification contexts which gave rise to a corner case that caused the
panic.

RESOLUTION:
Symantec has modified the AMF driver to address this race condition.


INSTALLING THE PATCH
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1) Unconfigure AMF
 #/opt/VRTSamf/bin/amfconfig -Uof
 
 This will disable IMF functionality for all agents.
 
2) Disable AMF
 #svcadm disable amf
 
3) Apply the P-patch
 #patchadd  149706-01
 
4) Enable AMF
 #svcadm enable amf


REMOVING THE PATCH
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1) Unconfigure AMF
 #/opt/VRTSamf/bin/amfconfig -Uof
 
 This will disable IMF functionality for all agents.
 
2) Disable AMF
 #svcadm disable amf
 
3) Remove the P-patch
 #patchrm 149706-01 

4) Enable AMF
 #svcadm enable amf


SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
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NONE


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