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OpenVMS VMS73_INIT-V0100 Alpha V7.3 INIT/SHADOW ECO Summary
TITLE: OpenVMS VMS73_INIT-V0100 Alpha V7.3 INIT/SHADOW ECO Summary
 
Modification Date:  24-APR-2002
Modification Date:  Not Applicable
Modification Type:  NEW KIT

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, then it can
       be expanded by typing RUN kitname.pcsi-dcx_axpexe.  The resultant
       file will be the PCSI installation file which can be used to install
       the ECO.
 

 

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

OP/SYS:     OpenVMS Alpha

COMPONENT:  INIT/SHADOW

SOURCE:     Compaq Computer Corporation

ECO INFORMATION:

     ECO Kit Name:  VMS73_INIT-V0100
                    DEC-AXPVMS-VMS73_INIT-V0100--4.PCSI
     ECO Kits Superseded by This ECO Kit:  None
     ECO Kit Approximate Size:  464 Blocks
     Kit Applies To:  OpenVMS Alpha V7.3
     System/Cluster Reboot Necessary:  No
     Rolling Re-boot Supported:  Information NA
     Installation Rating:  INSTALL_3
                            3 - To  be  installed  by  customers  
                                experiencing  the  problems corrected.

     Kit Dependencies:

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

         VMS73_UPDATE-V0100

       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 INIT/SHADOW on OpenVMS Alpha V7.3.  This kit addresses the 
following problems: 

PROBLEMS ADDRESSED IN VMS73_INIT-V0100 KIT:

  o  If the command INIT/SHADOW=(ddc1:, ddc2:, ddc3:) is performed,
     disks  ddc2:   and  ddc3:   are  not initialized properly.  In
     particular, the BADBLK.SYS file is wrong.  Therefore, attempts
     to  ANALYZE/DISK ddc2:  will fail with "%ANALDISK-W-MULTALLOC"
     errors.

          Images Affected:  [SYSLIB]INIT$SHR.EXE
                            [SYSEXE]INIT.EXE



INSTALLATION NOTES:

No reboot is necessary after successful installation of the kit.

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 VMS73_INIT /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

       -  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  VMS73_INIT
     kit would be:

          $
          $ DEFINE/SYS NO_ASK$BACKUP TRUE
          $!
          $ PROD INSTALL VMS73_INIT/PROD=DEC/BASE=AXPVMS/VER=V1.0
          $!
          $ DEASSIGN/SYS NO_ASK$BACKUP
          $!
          $ exit

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Files on this server are as follows:
»dec-axpvms-vms73_init-v0100--4.README
»dec-axpvms-vms73_init-v0100--4.CHKSUM
»dec-axpvms-vms73_init-v0100--4.pcsi-dcx_axpexe
»vms73_init-v0100.CVRLET_TXT
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