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The latest patch(es) : vm-aix-5.0MP1RP5HF14a 
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 Basic information
Release type: Hot Fix
Release date: 2007-04-25
OS update support: None
Technote: None
Documentation: None
Popularity: 454 viewed    8 downloaded
Download size: 17.77 MB
Checksum: 2428078732

 Applies to one or more of the following products:
Storage Foundation 5.0 MP1 On AIX 5.2
Storage Foundation 5.0 MP1 On AIX 5.3
Storage Foundation Cluster File System 5.0 MP1 On AIX 5.2
Storage Foundation Cluster File System 5.0 MP1 On AIX 5.3
Storage Foundation for DB2 5.0 MP1 On AIX 5.2
Storage Foundation for DB2 5.0 MP1 On AIX 5.3
Storage Foundation for Oracle 5.0 MP1 On AIX 5.2
Storage Foundation for Oracle 5.0 MP1 On AIX 5.3
Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC 5.0 MP1 On AIX 5.2
Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC 5.0 MP1 On AIX 5.3
Storage Foundation HA 5.0 MP1 On AIX 5.2
Storage Foundation HA 5.0 MP1 On AIX 5.3
Volume Manager 5.0 MP1 On AIX 5.2
Volume Manager 5.0 MP1 On AIX 5.3
Volume Replicator 5.0 MP1 On AIX 5.2
Volume Replicator 5.0 MP1 On AIX 5.3

 Obsolete patches, incompatibilities, superseded patches, or other requirements:

This patch is obsolete. It is superseded by: Release date
vm-aix-5.0MP1RP5HF14a 2009-09-07
vm-aix-5.0MP1RP5 (obsolete) 2008-08-14 (AxRT 5.0 MP1 RP2 ) (obsolete) 2007-08-30 (AxRT 5.0 MP1 RP1HF3 ) (obsolete) 2007-04-25 (AxRT 5.0 MP1 RP1HF2 ) (obsolete) 2007-04-25

 Fixes the following incidents:
973100, 989870, 989872, 989880, 989881, 994862, 994867, 1013534, 1019740, 1030723, 1067642

 Patch ID:

 Readme file  [Save As...]
release: /re/vm/bin/aix/patch/5.0mp1/
                Volume Manager (Rolling-Patch_1HotFix1)

Patch Information:

Date:           08 June 2007
AIX Release:    AIX 5.2 /AIX 5.3
Product:        VERITAS Volume Manager
Release:        VxVM 5.0
Fileset:        VRTSvxvm
Fileset level:  VxVM
Description:    VERITAS Volume Manager (VxVM) 5.0MP1 + Rolling-Patch_1+HF1.


1. VxVM release level (minimum)
2. AIX release level 5.2 TL8 and above (minimum)
3. AIX release level 5.3 TL5 Plus Service Pack 1 and above (minimum)

Support for AIX 5.1 is not available for this release.

Software patch for the VERITAS volume Manager(VxVM) to install over the VRTSvxvm fileset.

Binaries included in this Rolling patch:

Installation Procedure:

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

AIX maintenance levels and APARs can be downloaded from the
IBM web site:

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 or Smit to install the patch image.

   Using installp:

   0. Before applying this patch, please kill the vxsvc process:

        /opt/VRTSob/bin/vxsvcctrl stop

   1. To apply this patch, use following command.

        installp -ag -d ./VRTSvxvm.05.00.0001.0002.bff VRTSvxvm

   2. To apply and commit this patch, use following command

        installp -acg -d ./VRTSvxvm.05.00.0001.0002.bff VRTSvxvm

   NOTE: Please refer installp(1M) man page for clear understanding
   on APPLY & COMMIT state of the package/patch.

   Using Smit:

        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 patch installation is in "APPLY" state, patch image can be rejected
or deinstalled. For rejecting the patch image, please use following

     installp -r VRTSvxvm

This command will reject/deinstall the VRTSvxvm RP1+HF1) patch.
Patch contents cannot be rejected/deinstalled if it is in COMMITed state.
Note that rejecting the patch will stop the vxconfigd(1M) (VxVM configuration
Daemon). Please start vxconfigd manually or reboot the system.

NOTE: Please refer SF 5.0 Installation Guide for AIX minimum level

Incidents fixed in this patch (entire list):
1) Incident e973100
        vxsnap refresh failed with volume names longer than 24 characters

2) Incident e989870
        CVM Reboot Resources Fault - (RETEST)Qualification AxRT SFOR 4.0mp4 DMP AIX 5.3 DS4300a0a

3) Incident e989872
        AxRT 5.0MP1; cdmedia; vxconvert removed LVM and failed to convert

4) Incident e989880
        Window exists in vxreconfd thread during vold signal that can lead to reconfiguration hang

5) Incident e989881
        AxRT5.0: CVM: nodes remain in "master selection" after updown using "shutdown - r now" on 16 nodes

6) Incident e994862
        panic in dbf_fmt_tbl dg disabled

7) Incident e994867
        system panic in function voliod_iohandle as it tries to use previously freed sio

8) Incident e1013534 :
        QA-GENERATED: vxdiskadm: not able to add a disk to a new disk group

9) Incident e1019740:
        5011 vxconvert : default disk naming logic is incorrect

10) Incident e 1030723 :
        vxdisk updateudid after udid_mismatch could lead to dg config mess up

11) Incident e1067642: AIX: Detection of SAS disks under VxVM control

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