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OpenVMS VMS731_MSA1000-V0100 Alpha V7.3-1 MSA1000 Adapter ECO Summary
TITLE: OpenVMS VMS731_MSA1000-V0100 Alpha V7.3-1 MSA1000 Adapter 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.
 

 

             ECO NUMBER:     VMS731_MSA1000-V0100
             PRODUCT:        OpenVMS Alpha OPERATING SYSTEM V7.3-1
             UPDATE PRODUCT: OpenVMS Alpha OPERATING SYSTEM V7.3-1


Modification Date:  26-AUG-2003
Modification Date:  NONE
Modification Type:  NEW KIT


1  KIT NAME:

     VMS731_MSA1000-V0100


2  KIT DESCRIPTION:

     2.1  Installation Rating:

     INSTALL_2

     To be installed by all customers using the following feature(s):

      -  MSA1000


     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)


     2.2  Reboot Requirement:

     Reboot Required.  HP strongly recommends that a reboot is performed
     immediately after kit installation to avoid system instability.

     If you have other nodes in your OpenVMS cluster, they must also  be
     rebooted  in  order  to make use of the new image(s).  If it is not
     possible or convenient to reboot the entire cluster at this time, a
     rolling re-boot may be performed.



     2.3  Version(s) of OpenVMS to which this kit may be applied:

     OpenVMS Alpha V7.3-1


     2.4  New functionality or new hardware support provided:

     No.


3  KITS SUPERSEDED BY THIS KIT:


      -  None.


4  KIT DEPENDENCIES:

     4.1  The following remedial kit(s), or  later,  must  be  installed
          BEFORE installation of this, or any required kit:


      -  VMS731_PCSI-V0100

      -  VMS731_UPDATE-V0100



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


      -  None.



5  FILES PATCHED OR REPLACED:


      o  [SYS$LDR]SYS$DKDRIVER.EXE (new image)
          
         Image Identification Information
          
         image name: "SYS$DKDRIVER"
         image file identification:  "X-12"
         image file build identification:  "X9TD-0060030034"
         link date/time: 15-AUG-2003 14:10:19.97
         linker identification:  "A11-50"



6  PROBLEMS ADDRESSED IN THIS KIT

     6.1  New problems addressed in the VM731_MSA1000-V0100 kit

     o  Increase FibreChannel disk timeout from 4 to 24 seconds
       
        Increase FibreChannel disk timeout from 4 to 24 seconds.
        This change helps to avoid excessive mount verifications
        and mount verification timeouts.

        Images Affected: [SYS$LDR]SYS$DKDRIVER.EXE



7  INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS:

     7.1  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_MSA1000 /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



     7.2  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

      -  $ DEFINE/SYS NO_ASK$REBOOT 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_MSA1000-V0100 kit would be:

     $
     $ DEFINE/SYS NO_ASK$BACKUP TRUE
     $ DEFINE/SYS NO_ASK$REBOOT TRUE
     $!
     $ PROD INSTALL VMS731_MSA1000/PROD=DEC/BASE=AXPVMS/VER=V1.0
     $!
     $ DEASSIGN/SYS NO_ASK$BACKUP
     $ DEASSIGN/SYS NO_ASK$REBOOT
     $!
     $ exit



8  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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