sfha-rhel6.6_x86_64-6.1.1.100
Obsolete
The latest patch(es) : sfha-rhel6.9_x86_64-Patch-6.1.1.600 

 Basic information
Release type: Patch
Release date: 2014-11-21
OS update support: None
Technote: TECH211540: Late Breaking News (LBN), TECH225307: Issue, TECH226485: VxFS inotify issue
Documentation: None
Popularity: 2143 viewed    271 downloaded
Download size: 33.23 MB
Checksum: 1088811759

 Applies to one or more of the following products:
Cluster Server 6.1 On RHEL6 x86-64
Dynamic Multi-Pathing 6.1 On RHEL6 x86-64
Storage Foundation 6.1 On RHEL6 x86-64
Storage Foundation Cluster File System 6.1 On RHEL6 x86-64
Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC 6.1 On RHEL6 x86-64
Storage Foundation HA 6.1 On RHEL6 x86-64
Volume Manager 6.1 On RHEL6 x86-64

 Obsolete patches, incompatibilities, superseded patches, or other requirements:

This patch is obsolete. It is superseded by: Release date
sfha-rhel6_x86_64-Patch-6.1.1.500 (obsolete) 2016-07-29
sfha-rhel6.6_x86_64-6.1.1.200 (obsolete) 2014-12-18

This patch requires: Release date
sfha-rhel6_x86_64-6.1.1 2014-07-24

 Fixes the following incidents:
3372831, 3440232, 3444900, 3445234, 3445235, 3445236, 3446001, 3446112, 3446126, 3447244, 3447245, 3447306, 3447530, 3447894, 3449714, 3452709, 3452727, 3452811, 3453105, 3453163, 3455455, 3456729, 3457363, 3458036, 3458799, 3470254, 3470255, 3470260, 3470262, 3470265, 3470270, 3470272, 3470273, 3470274, 3470275, 3470276, 3470279, 3470282, 3470286, 3470290, 3470292, 3470300, 3470301, 3470303, 3470304, 3470321, 3470322, 3470345, 3470346, 3470347, 3470350, 3470352, 3470353, 3470354, 3470382, 3470383, 3470384, 3470385, 3484547, 3490147, 3492363, 3498795, 3506660, 3506679, 3506707, 3506709, 3506718, 3506747, 3515438, 3522541, 3531906, 3536289, 3538792, 3539906, 3540122, 3541262, 3543944, 3632970, 3646467, 3659363

 Patch ID:
VRTSaslapm-6.1.1.200-RHEL6
VRTSllt-6.1.1.100-RHEL6
VRTSvxvm-6.1.1.100-RHEL6

Readme file
                          * * * READ ME * * *
            * * * Symantec Storage Foundation HA 6.1.1 * * *
                      * * * Patch 6.1.1.100 * * *
                         Patch Date: 2014-10-22


This document provides the following information:

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


PATCH NAME
----------
Symantec Storage Foundation HA 6.1.1 Patch 6.1.1.100


OPERATING SYSTEMS SUPPORTED BY THE PATCH
----------------------------------------
RHEL6 x86-64


PACKAGES AFFECTED BY THE PATCH
------------------------------
VRTSllt
VRTSvxvm
VRTSaslapm

BASE PRODUCT VERSIONS FOR THE PATCH
-----------------------------------
   * Symantec Cluster Server 6.1.1
   * Symantec Dynamic Multi-Pathing 6.1.1
   * Symantec Storage Foundation 6.1.1
   * Symantec Storage Foundation Cluster File System HA 6.1.1
   * Symantec Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC 6.1.1
   * Symantec Storage Foundation HA 6.1.1
   * Symantec Volume Manager 6.1.1


SUMMARY OF INCIDENTS FIXED BY THE PATCH
---------------------------------------
Patch ID: VRTSvxvm-6.1.1.100-RHEL6
* 3632970 (3631230) VRTSvxvm patch version 6.0.5 and 6.1.1 or previous will not work with RHEL6.6update.
Patch ID: VRTSllt-6.1.1.100-RHEL6
* 3646467 (3642131) VCS support for RHEL 6.6

NOTE: For the incidents fixed in the previous patches please 
refer to the product level readme files inside rpms folder.

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

Patch ID: VRTSvxvm-6.1.1.100-RHEL6

* 3632970 (Tracking ID: 3631230)

SYMPTOM:
VRTSvxvm patch version 6.0.5 and 6.1.1 will not work with RHEL6.6 update.

 # rpm -ivh VRTSvxvm-6.1.1.000-GA_RHEL6.x86_64.rpm
 Preparing...                ########################################### [100%]
    1:VRTSvxvm               ########################################### [100%]
    Installing file /etc/init.d/vxvm-boot
    creating VxVM device nodes under /dev
    WARNING: No modules found for 2.6.32-494.el6.x86_64, using compatible modules
    for 2.6.32-71.el6.x86_64.
    FATAL: Error inserting vxio (/lib/modules/2.6.32-
    494.el6.x86_64/veritas/vxvm/vxio.ko): Unknown symbol in module, or unknown
    parameter
    (see dmesg) ERROR: modprobe error for vxio. See documentation.
    warning: %post(VRTSvxvm-6.1.1.000-GA_RHEL6.x86_64) scriptlet failed, exit
    status 1

    #

    Or after OS update, the system log file will have the following messages logged.

    vxio: disagrees about version of symbol poll_freewait
    vxio: Unknown symbol poll_freewait
    vxio: disagrees about version of symbol poll_initwait
    vxio: Unknown symbol poll_initwait

DESCRIPTION:
Installation of VRTSvxvm patch version 6.0.5 and 6.1.1 fails on RHEL6.6 due to
the changes in poll_initwait() and poll_freewait() interfaces.

RESOLUTION:
The VxVM package has re-compiled with RHEL6.6 build environment.

Patch ID: VRTSllt-6.1.1.100-RHEL6

* 3646467 (Tracking ID: 3642131)

SYMPTOM:
Low Latency Transport (LLT) fails to start on Red Hat Enterprise Linux
(RHEL) 6 Update 6.

DESCRIPTION:
On RHEL 6.6, LLT fails to start due to kABI incompatibility. The
following error appears:

# rpm -ivh VRTSllt-6.1.1.000-RHEL6.x86_64.rpm
Preparing...                ########################################### [100%]
   1:VRTSllt                ########################################### [100%]

   # /etc/init.d/llt start
   Starting LLT:
   LLT: loading module...
   ERROR: No appropriate modules found.
   Error in loading module "llt". See documentation.
   LLT:Error: cannot find compatible module binary

   Or after OS update, the following messages will be logged in the system log
   file:

   kernel: llt: disagrees about version of symbol ib_create_cq
   kernel: llt: Unknown symbol ib_create_cq
   kernel: llt: disagrees about version of symbol rdma_resolve_addr
   kernel: llt: Unknown symbol rdma_resolve_addr
   kernel: llt: disagrees about version of symbol ib_dereg_mr
   kernel: llt: Unknown symbol ib_dereg_mr
   kernel: llt: disagrees about version of symbol rdma_reject
   kernel: llt: Unknown symbol rdma_reject
   kernel: llt: disagrees about version of symbol rdma_disconnect
   kernel: llt: Unknown symbol rdma_disconnect
   kernel: llt: disagrees about version of symbol rdma_resolve_route
   kernel: llt: Unknown symbol rdma_resolve_route
   kernel: llt: disagrees about version of symbol rdma_bind_addr
   kernel: llt: Unknown symbol rdma_bind_addr
   kernel: llt: disagrees about version of symbol rdma_create_qp
   kernel: llt: Unknown symbol rdma_create_qp

RESOLUTION:
VRTSllt package now includes RHEL 6.6 compatible kernel module.

INSTALLING THE PATCH
--------------------
Run the Installer script to automatically update the patch on 6.1.1MR:
-----------------------------------------------------------
To install the patch perform the following steps on at least one node in the cluster:
1. Umount any filesystems with VxVM volumes. Stop applications using any VxVM volumes.
2. Copy the hot-fix sfha-rhel6.6_x86_64-6.1.1.100-rpms.tar.gz to /tmp
3. Untar sfha-rhel6.6_x86_64-6.1.1.100-rpms.tar.gz to /tmp/hf
    # mkdir /tmp/hf
    # cd /tmp/hf
    # gunzip /tmp/sfha-rhel6.6_x86_64-6.1.1.100-rpms.tar.gz
    # tar xf /tmp/sfha-rhel6.6_x86_64-6.1.1.100-rpms.tar
4. Install the hotfix
    # pwd
     /tmp/hf
    # ./installsfha611_rhel6_6 [<host1> <host2>...]

You can also use the 6.1.1MR installmr to install this patch together with 6.1.1: 
# cd <6.1.1MR path>
# ./installmr -hotfix_path /tmp/hf [<host1> <host2>...]

Or, you can use the 6.1.1MR installmr to install this patch together with 6.1.1 and 6.1GA bits:
# cd <6.1.1MR path>
# ./installmr -base_path [6.1GA path] -hotfix_path /tmp/hf [<host1> <host2>...]


Install the patch manually:
--------------------------
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 Select the appropriate RPMs for your system, and upgrade to the new patch.
  # rpm -Uhv VRTSvxvm-6.1.1.100-RHEL6.x86_64.rpm VRTSaslapm-6.1.1.200-RHEL6.x86_64.rpm VRTSllt-6.1.1.100-RHEL6.x86_64.rpm

REMOVING THE PATCH
------------------
# rpm -e {rpm-name}


SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
--------------------
Current patch installer does not support rolling upgrade scenario.

OTHERS
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