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OpenVMS VMS731_CLIUTL-V0100 Alpha V7.3-1 ECO Summary
TITLE: OpenVMS VMS731_CLIUTL-V0100 Alpha V7.3-1 ECO Summary
 
NOTE:  An OpenVMS saveset or PCSI installation file is stored
       on the Internet in a self-expanding compressed file.
 
       For OpenVMS savesets, the name of the compressed saveset
       file will be kit_name.a-dcx_vaxexe for OpenVMS VAX or
       kit_name.a-dcx_axpexe for OpenVMS Alpha. Once the OpenVMS
       saveset is copied to your system, expand the compressed
       saveset by typing RUN kitname.dcx_vaxexe or kitname.dcx_alpexe.
 
       For PCSI files, once the PCSI file is copied to your system,
       rename the PCSI file to kitname.pcsi-dcx_axpexe or
       kitname.pcsi-dcx_vaxexe, then it can be expanded by typing
       RUN kitname.pcsi-dcx_axpexe or kitname.pcsi-dcx_vaxexe.  The
       resultant file will be the PCSI installation file which can be
       used to install the ECO.
 

 

New Kit Date:       12-SEP-2003
Modification Date:  None
Modification Type:  NEW KIT


Copyright (c) Hewlett-Packard Company 2003.  All rights reserved.

OP/SYS:     OpenVMS Alpha

COMPONENT:  CLIUTL

SOURCE:     Hewlett-Packard Company

ECO INFORMATION:

     ECO Kit Name:  VMS731_CLIUTL-V0100
                    DEC-AXPVMS-VMS731_CLIUTL-V0100--4.PCSI
     ECO Kits Superseded by This ECO Kit:  None 
     ECO Kit Approximate Size:  720 Blocks
     Kit Applies To: OpenVMS Alpha V7.3-1
     System/Cluster Reboot Necessary:  No
     Rolling Re-boot Supported:  None
     Installation Rating: INSTALL_3 :  To be installed by customers experiencing the problems
                                       corrected.

     This installation rating, based upon current CLD information, is
     provided to serve as a guide to which customers should apply this
     remedial kit.  (Reference attached Disclaimer of Warranty and
     Limitation of Liability Statement)


     Kit Dependencies:

     The following remedial kit(s) must be installed BEFORE
     installation of this kit:

       o  VMS731_PCSI-V0100

       o  VMS731_UPDATE-V0100

 
     In order to receive all the corrections listed in this
     kit, the following remedial kits should also be installed:

       o  None



FILES PATCHED OR REPLACED:


      o  [SYSEXE]SHOW.EXE (new image)
          
         Image Identification Information
          
         image name: "SHOW"
         image file identification:  "X-10"
         image file build identification:  "X9EC-0060030003"
         link date/time: 29-JAN-2003 17:24:01.79
         linker identification:  "A11-50"



PROBLEMS ADDRESSED IN THIS KIT

New problems addressed in the VMS731_CLIUTL-V0100 kit

     o  SHOW SYS/STATE=RWxxx ACCVIO if RWINS processes  present
        on the system

        If RWINS processes are present on the system, a SHOW
        SYS/STATE=RWxxx command results in an ACCVIO:

        $ SHOW SYS/PROC/STATE=RWINS

        %SYSTEM-F-ACCVIO, access violation, reason mask=00, 
        virtualaddress=0000000004F22A58, PC=0000000000041E84, 
        PS=0000001B

        Improperly handled condition, image exit forced.
        Signal arguments: Number = 0000000000000005
        Name = 000000000000000C
        0000000000000000
        0000000004F22A58
        0000000000041E84
        000000000000001B


        Images Affected: [SYSEXE]SHOW.EXE




     o  SHOW DEVICE Command ACCVIO

        A SHOW DEVICE command can cause an ACCVIO when trying to
        display information about a shadow set in a merge state.

        $ SHOW DEVICE DSA31

        Device  Device  Error  Volume     Free     Trans Mnt
        Name    Status  Count  Label      Blocks   Count Cnt

        DSA31:  Mounted     0  DGA313233  34555710     1   2
        %SYSTEM-F-ACCVIO, access violation, reason mask=CC,
        virtual address=200000000000001B, PC=0000000000012170,
        PS=00021B30

        Improperly handled condition, image exit forced.
        Signal arguments:   Number = 0000000000000003
        Name   = 000000000000000C
        0000000000044CCC
        200000000000001B

        Images Affected: [SYSEXE]SHOW.EXE



     o  SHOW_DEVICE/SIZE=BYTES ACCVIO

        A SHOW_DEVICE/SIZE=BYTES command can cause an ACCVIO when
        only one free block is left on the device.  For example
        (output truncated for formatting purposes):

        $ SHOW DEVICE DVA0

        Device             Device        Error  Volume  Free  
        Name               Status        Count  Label   Blocks
        $1$DVA0: (MIKAXP)  Mounted alloc     0  TEST         1 

        $ SHOW DEVICE DVA0/SIZE=BYTES

        Device             Device        Error  Volume  Free 
        Name               Status        Count  Label   Blocks
        %SYSTEM-F-ACCVIO, access violation, reason mask=78,
        virtual address=300000000000 001B, PC=00000000000121E0,
        PS=00021D40

        Improperly handled condition, image exit forced.
        Signal arguments:   Number = 0000000000000003

                            Name   = 000000000000000C
                                     0000000000045A78
                                     300000000000001B


        Images Affected: [SYSEXE]SHOW.EXE



     o  SHOW_DEVICE inconsistency

        When looking at specific disks, SHOW DEVICE command
        output is inconsistent among the various nodes in a
        cluster.  On a ten node cluster, some nodes fail to
        display information of some of the disks.  In the
        following example, node SEBAGO displays correct
        information, while node NANOOK is missing some devices
        (output has been truncated for formatting purposes).

               SEBAGO_CTM> SHOW DEVICE DUA13
               Device              Device          Error  Volume    Free
               Name                Status          Count  Label     Blocks   
               DSA500:             Mounted             0  TEST      17768664
               $80$DUA13: (HSJ13)  Mounted             0  NANOOK132 17768664
               $81$DUA13: (HSJ16)  ShadowSetMember     0  (member of DSA500:)
               $171$DUA13: (NANOOK)  Mounted           0  DRYDEN42  17768664
               $192$DUA13: (NANOOK)  Mounted           0  DRYDEN48  17768664 

               NANOOK_CTM> SHOW DEVICE DUA13

               Device              Device          Error  Volume    Free
               Name                Status          Count  Label     Blocks
               DSA500:             Mounted             0  TEST      17768664
               $81$DUA13: (HSJ16)  ShadowSetMember     0  (member of DSA500:)
               NANOOK_CTM>


         Images Affected: [SYSEXE]SHOW.EXE



INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Installation Command

     Install this kit with the POLYCENTER Software installation utility
     by logging into the SYSTEM account, and typing the following at the
     DCL prompt:

     PRODUCT INSTALL VMS731_CLIUTL /SOURCE=[location of Kit]

     The kit location may be a tape drive, CD, or a disk directory that
     contains the kit.

     Additional help on installing PCSI kits can be found by typing
     HELP PRODUCT INSTALL at the system prompt


Scripting of Answers to Installation Questions

     During installation, this kit will ask and require user response to
     several questions.  If you wish to automate the installation of
     this kit and avoid having to provide responses to these questions,
     you must create a DCL command procedure that includes the following
     definitions and commands:

      -  $ DEFINE/SYS NO_ASK$BACKUP TRUE

      -  Add the following qualifiers to the PRODUCT INSTALL command and
         add that command to the DCL procedure.

           /PROD=DEC/BASE=AXPVMS/VER=V1.0


      -  De-assign the logicals assigned

     For example, a sample command file to install the
     VMS731_CLIUTL-V0100 kit would be:

     $
     $ DEFINE/SYS NO_ASK$BACKUP TRUE
     $!
     $ PROD INSTALL VMS731_CLIUTL/PROD=DEC/BASE=AXPVMS/VER=V1.0
     $!
     $ DEASSIGN/SYS NO_ASK$BACKUP
     $!
     $ exit



COPYRIGHT AND DISCLAIMER:

     (C) Copyright 2003 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.

     Confidential computer software.  Valid license from HP  and/or  its
     subsidiaries required for possession, use, or copying.

     Consistent  with  FAR  12.211  and  12.212,   Commercial   Computer
     Software,  Computer  Software Documentation, and Technical Data for
     Commercial  Items  are  licensed  to  the  U.S.   Government  under
     vendor's standard commercial license.

     Neither HP  nor  any  of  its  subsidiaries  shall  be  liable  for
     technical  or  editorial errors or omissions contained herein.  The
     information in this document is provided "as is"  without  warranty
     of  any  kind  and  is  subject  to  change  without  notice.   The
     warranties for HP products are set forth  in  the  express  limited
     warranty  statements  accompanying  such  products.  Nothing herein
     should be construed as constituting an additional warranty.

     DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

     THIS PATCH IS PROVIDED AS IS, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF  ANY  KIND.   ALL
     EXPRESS  OR  IMPLIED  CONDITIONS,  REPRESENTATIONS  AND WARRANTIES,
     INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED  WARRANTY  OF  MERCHANTABILITY,  FITNESS  FOR
     PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, ARE HEREBY EXCLUDED TO THE
     EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.  IN NO  EVENT  WILL  COMPAQ  BE
     LIABLE  FOR  ANY  LOST REVENUE OR PROFIT, OR FOR SPECIAL, INDIRECT,
     CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, HOWEVER  CAUSED  AND
     REGARDLESS  OF  THE  THEORY OF LIABILITY, WITH RESPECT TO ANY PATCH
     MADE AVAILABLE HERE OR TO THE USE OF SUCH PATCH.

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