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OpenVMS VMS731_SYS-V0100 Alpha V7.3-1 System ECO Summary
TITLE: OpenVMS VMS731_SYS-V0100 Alpha V7.3-1 System 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:       03-SEP-2002
Modification Date:  Not Applicable
Modification Type:  NEW KIT

Copyright (c) Compaq Computer Corporation 2002.  All rights reserved.

OP/SYS:     OpenVMS Alpha

COMPONENT:  SYSTEM

SOURCE:     Compaq Computer Corporation

ECO INFORMATION:

     ECO Kit Name:  VMS731_SYS-V0100
                    DEC-AXPVMS-VMS731_SYS-V0100--4.PCSI
     ECO Kits Superseded by This ECO Kit: None  
     ECO Kit Approximate Size:  2368 Blocks
     Kit Applies To: OpenVMS Alpha V7.3-1
     System/Cluster Reboot Necessary:  Yes
     Rolling Re-boot Supported:  Yes
     Installation Rating:  INSTALL_2
                            2 - To  be  installed  by   all  customers  using  the  following
           			feature(s):

      				o  V6.3 Console Firmware

      				o  CPU Migration

      				o  Hot Add

      				o  Hot Swap
     Kit Dependencies:

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

         None.

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

         None 


ECO KIT SUMMARY:

An ECO kit exists for System components on OpenVMS Alpha V7.3-1.  
This kit addresses the following problems:

FUNCTIONALITY ADDRESSED IN VMS731_SYS-V0100

     o  This kit  supports  OpenVMS  Alpha  Version  7.3-1  and  Alpha
        systems  running Alpha Firmware Version 6.3.  Install this kit
        if you plan to use  CPU  migration.   In  addition,  this  kit
        introduces Hot Add and extended Hot Swap features with OpenVMS
        Version 7.3-1.

        After kit installation, information  describing  this  support
        can be found in the following files:

          o  [SYSHLP]V63_FIRMWARE_SUPPORT.PDF

          o  [SYSHLP]V63_FIRMWARE_SUPPORT.TXT


        To access these files before the kit is installed, execute the
        following commands:

          PRODUCT EXTRACT FILE VMS731_SYS/SELECT=V63_FIRMWARE_SUPPORT.PDF
          PRODUCT EXTRACT FILE VMS731_SYS/SELECT=V63_FIRMWARE_SUPPORT.TXT

INSTALLATION NOTES:

This kit requires a system reboot.  Compaq 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.

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS:

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_SYS /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

SPECIAL INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS:

  o  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_SYS-V0100 kit would be:

          $
          $ DEFINE/SYS NO_ASK$BACKUP TRUE
          $ DEFINE/SYS NO_ASK$REBOOT TRUE
          $!
          $ PROD INSTALL VMS731_SYS/BASE=AXPVMS/VER=V1.0
          $!
          $ DEASSIGN/SYS NO_ASK$BACKUP
          $ DEASSIGN/SYS NO_ASK$REBOOT
          $!
          $ exit


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Files on this server are as follows:
»dec-axpvms-vms731_sys-v0100--4.README
»dec-axpvms-vms731_sys-v0100--4.CHKSUM
»dec-axpvms-vms731_sys-v0100--4.pcsi-dcx_axpexe
»vms731_sys-v0100.CVRLET_TXT
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