(AxRT 5.0 MP1 RP2 )
The latest patch(es) : vm-aix-5.0MP1RP5HF14a 

 Basic information
Release type: Rolling Patch
Release date: 2007-08-30
OS update support: None
Technote: None
Documentation: None
Popularity: 925 viewed    17 downloaded
Download size: 18.33 MB
Checksum: 2507007033

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 Obsolete patches, incompatibilities, superseded patches, or other requirements:

This patch is obsolete. It is superseded by: Release date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

This patch supersedes the following patches: Release date (AxRT 5.0 MP1 RP1HF3 ) (obsolete) 2007-04-25 (AxRT 5.0 MP1 RP1HF2 ) (obsolete) 2007-04-25 (AxRT 5.0 MP1 RP1HF1 ) (obsolete) 2007-04-25

 Fixes the following incidents:
1034736, 1034737, 1064376, 1066526, 1072760, 1080971, 1080973, 1080991, 1080993, 1080997, 1081000, 1081003, 1081005, 1082148, 1083610, 1084341, 1085640, 1087620, 1092024, 1092300, 1094138, 1097611, 1097729, 1098768, 1101658, 1110211, 1112840

 Patch ID:

Readme file
release: /re/vm/bin/aix/patch/5.0mp1/RP-50mp1rp2/patches
Volume Manager (Rolling-Patch_2)

Patch Information:

Date: 		08 Aug 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_2


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:
x ./usr/lib/drivers/vxdmp.5.1
x ./usr/lib/drivers/vxdmp.5.2
x ./usr/lib/drivers/vxdmp.5.3
x ./usr/lib/drivers/vxio.5.1
x ./usr/lib/drivers/vxio.5.2
x ./usr/lib/drivers/vxio.5.3
x ./opt/VRTS/bin/vxsnap
x ./usr/lpp/VRTSvxvm/VRTSvxvm/
x ./usr/lpp/VRTSvxvm/VRTSvxvm/
x ./usr/lpp/VRTSvxvm/VRTSvxvm/
x ./usr/lpp/VRTSvxvm/VRTSvxvm/
x ./usr/lpp/VRTSvxvm/VRTSvxvm/
x ./usr/lib/libvxscsi.so
x ./usr/lib/vxvm/voladm.d/lib/vxadm_lvmlib.sh
x ./usr/lib/vxvm/voladm.d/bin/disk.ckinit
x ./usr/lib/vxvm/bin/vxnewdmname
x ./usr/lib/vxvm/voladm.d/help/inst.dmname.help
x ./usr/lib/libvxddl.a
x ./usr/lpp/VRTSvxvm/VRTSvxvm/
x ./usr/lpp/VRTSvxvm/VRTSvxvm/
x ./usr/lpp/VRTSvxvm/VRTSvxvm/
x ./usr/lpp/VRTSvxvm/VRTSvxvm/ ./usr/lpp/VRTSvxvm/VRTSvxvm/
x ./usr/lpp/VRTSvxvm/VRTSvxvm/
x ./usr/lpp/VRTSvxvm/VRTSvxvm/
x ./usr/lpp/VRTSvxvm/VRTSvxvm/
x ./usr/lpp/VRTSvxvm/VRTSvxvm/
x ./usr/lpp/VRTSvxvm/VRTSvxvm/
x ./usr/lpp/VRTSvxvm/VRTSvxvm/
x ./usr/lib/vxvm/bin/vxdevlist
x ./usr/lib/vxvm/voladm.d/lib/vxadm_syslib.sh
x ./usr/lpp/VRTSvxvm/VRTSvxvm/
x ./usr/lpp/VRTSvxvm/VRTSvxvm/
x ./usr/lib/vxvm/voladm.d/lib/vxadm_lib.sh
x ./usr/lib/vxvm/voladm.d/bin/vdisk.lvm.ckinit
x ./usr/lib/vxvm/voladm.d/bin/vdisk.anal.ckinit

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.05.00.0001.0020.bff VRTSvxvm

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

        installp -acg -d ./VRTSvxvm.05.00.0001.0020.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 RP2) 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 5.0mp1rp2 patch:

1) Incident e1034736 
	Need to change dmp_get_path_state() to only check for write protection for Symmetrix arrays

2) Incident e1034737 
	Corrected PID in Clariion ASL
NOTE: When you install this patch on machine with EMC-CLARION arrays which use libvxCLARiiON.so ASL,
        the disks state will be displayed as online udid_mismatch. This is occurring due to a PID change for this ASL.
        To move the disks to online state, you have to run the command,
        vxdisk 鈥揼 <dgname>  updateudid  <diskname> for disks with disk group
        vxdisk updateudid <diskname> for disks without a disk group

3) Incident e1064376
	AIX: Disable ecopy probing in Hitachi Tagmastore ASL.

4) Incident e1066526
	4042 : ./scripts/admin/voldg/cds/init.tc#1 failed

5) Incident e1072760 
	IO Errors during SVC node add/remove test sequence

6) Incident e1080971 
	vxvm commands take unexpected amount of time with clariion

7) Incident e1080973 
	vxvm gives same dmpnode for 2 netapp luns

8) Incident e1080991 
	VXMS: Escalation: Memory Leak in VM & DMP plugin of VxMS

9) Incident e1080993 
	VXMS: VM plugin of VxMS fails to initialise the private data of log plex and it results in buildmapdomain to fail

10) Incident e1080997 
	VXMS: VxDMP provider for VxMS does not return all the paths on Linux

11) Incident e1081000 
	VXMS: Adding support passive path - Adding VF_OID_DUMMY flag
12) Incident e1081003 
	VXMS: Escalation: Titan Case 290-543-757 -"Storage Extensions doesn"t work" - dg_set_current fails for bootdg
13) Incident e1081005 
	VXMS: Customer Escalation: Open Failing on Passive Paths
14) Incident e1101658  
	5012:CVMTC: drl_rec_dbg.tc hung causing node to reebots
15) Incident e1110211 
	5012 : vxconvert needs a correct default "Disk_Access_Name"
16) Incident e1112840 
	5012 : vxconvert : Vxconvert repeatedly asks for disk names when default disk layout is changed.
17) Incident e1082148
	vxconvert command fails to convert for VPATH devices
	NOTE: vxconvert works with vpath devices.

18) Incident e1083610
	VVR:hang on primary with heavy io load because of unprotected setting and resetting ru state flag

19) Incident e1084341
	AIX : lex/yacc parser error due to compiler change

20) Incident e1085640
	AIX: No need to say fencing ioctl succeeded

21) Incident e1087620
	AIX:SVC: svc disk are very slow during online, if the disk is not registered.

22) Incident e1092024
	AIX : DMP : RDAC devices panic due to invalid file pointer

23) Incident e1092300
	AIX : DMP : IO"s to DMP devices are broken into 128 MB instead of 256

24) Incident e1094138
	VXMS: Escalation: Storage Extensions doesn"t work - VM plugin of VxMS tries to claim "/"

25) Incident e1097611
	Willow 5.0: Hazard read data corruption

26) Incident e1097729
	AIX: VOL_TIMEOUT*() macros can hang the system

27) Incident e1098768
	5012 :vxconfigd core dumped

Incidents fixed in 5.0mp1rp1 patch:
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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