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vcs-sol10_x64-VRTSamf-5.1SP1RP3P1
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 Basic information
Release type: P-patch
Release date: 2012-11-08
OS update support: None
Technote: None
Documentation: None
Popularity: 550 viewed    32 downloaded
Download size: 301.44 KB
Checksum: 1494532058

 Applies to one or more of the following products:
VirtualStore 5.1SP1 On Solaris 10 X64
Cluster Server 5.1SP1 On Solaris 10 X64
Storage Foundation Cluster File System 5.1SP1 On Solaris 10 X64
Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC 5.1SP1 On Solaris 10 X64
Storage Foundation HA 5.1SP1 On Solaris 10 X64

 Obsolete patches, incompatibilities, superseded patches, or other requirements:

This patch requires: Release date
sfha-sol_x64-5.1SP1PR3RP3 (obsolete) 2012-10-02
sfha-sol_x64-5.1SP1RP3 (obsolete) 2012-10-02

 Fixes the following incidents:
2964136

 Patch ID:
149707-01

 Readme file  [Save As...]
                          * * * 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
----------
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 10 X86


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

Patch ID: 149707-01

* 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
--------------------
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  149707-01
 
4) Enable AMF
 #svcadm enable amf


REMOVING THE PATCH
------------------
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 149707-01 

4) Enable AMF
 #svcadm enable amf


SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
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NONE


OTHERS
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NONE



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