dbed-hpux1131-VRTSdbed-6.0P2

 Basic information
Release type: P-patch
Release date: 2013-02-12
OS update support: None
Technote: None
Documentation: None
Popularity: 565 viewed    13 downloaded
Download size: 143.76 KB
Checksum: 1331778719

 Applies to one or more of the following products:
Storage Foundation 6.0 On HP-UX 11i v3 (11.31)
Storage Foundation Cluster File System 6.0 On HP-UX 11i v3 (11.31)
Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC 6.0 On HP-UX 11i v3 (11.31)
Storage Foundation HA 6.0 On HP-UX 11i v3 (11.31)

 Obsolete patches, incompatibilities, superseded patches, or other requirements: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

 Fixes the following incidents:
2953976, 3063206

 Patch ID:
PVCO_03987

Readme file
                          * * * READ ME * * *
                    * * * Database Edition 6.0 * * *
                         * * * P-patch 2 * * *
                         Patch Date: 2013-02-07


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
----------
Database Edition 6.0 P-patch 2


PACKAGES AFFECTED BY THE PATCH
------------------------------
VRTSdbed


BASE PRODUCT VERSIONS FOR THE PATCH
-----------------------------------
   * Veritas Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC 6.0
   * Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System 6.0
   * Veritas Storage Foundation 6.0
   * Veritas Storage Foundation High Availability 6.0


OPERATING SYSTEMS SUPPORTED BY THE PATCH
----------------------------------------
HP-UX 11i v3 (11.31)


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

Patch ID: PVCO_03987

* 2953976 (Tracking ID: 2953973)

SYMPTOM:
use Oracle APIs to communicate with Oracle directly

DESCRIPTION:
Instead of using the perl DBI module , use the Oracle APIs to 
communicate with Oracle directly.

RESOLUTION:
-

* 3063206 (Tracking ID: 3077728)

SYMPTOM:
Sometime when creating a checkpoint an error output similar to the
following is displayed , but checkpoint gets created successfully:
$ vxsfadm -s checkpoint -a oracle -name c2 -o create
Putting database in backup mode...                           Done
Creating Storage Checkpoint c2 ...                           cannot fetch initial
working directory: No such file or directory 
Done
Storage Checkpoint c2 created
Removing the database from backup mode...                    Done

DESCRIPTION:
The problem is when removing a temporary folder created in /var/tmp
fails for a particular reason and dumps the above output. This output is now
captured and logged if the same occurs. This does not hamper the functionality in
any way

RESOLUTION:
-


INSTALLING THE PATCH
--------------------
If the patch PVCO_03986 is installed please remove the same using 
#swremove PVCO_03986

        Please review all instructions and the Hewlett-Packard
        SupportLine User Guide or your Hewlett-Packard support terms
        and conditions for precautions, scope of license,
        restrictions, and, limitation of liability and warranties,
        before installing this patch.
        ------------------------------------------------------------
        1. Back up your system before installing a patch.

        2. Login as root.

        3. Copy the patch to the /tmp directory.

        4. Move to the /tmp directory and unshar the patch:

                cd /tmp
                sh PVCO_03987

        5. Run swinstall to install the patch:

                swinstall -x autoreboot=true -x patch_match_target=true \
                          -s /tmp/PVCO_03987.depot

        By default swinstall will archive the original software in
        /var/adm/sw/save/PVCO_03987.  If you do not wish to retain a
        copy of the original software, include the patch_save_files
        option in the swinstall command above:

                -x patch_save_files=false

        WARNING: If patch_save_files is false when a patch is installed,
                 the patch cannot be deinstalled.  Please be careful
                 when using this feature.

        For future reference, the contents of the PVCO_03987.text file is
        available in the product readme:

                swlist -l product -a readme -d @ /tmp/PVCO_03987.depot

        To put this patch on a magnetic tape and install from the
        tape drive, use the command:

                dd if=/tmp/PVCO_03987.depot of=/dev/rmt/0m bs=2k


REMOVING THE PATCH
------------------
swremove PVCO_03987


SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
--------------------
NONE


OTHERS
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NONE
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