OpenVMS VMS73_SYSBOOT-V0100 Alpha V7.3 SYSBOOT ECO Summary
TITLE: OpenVMS VMS73_SYSBOOT-V0100 Alpha V7.3 SYSBOOT ECO Summary
New Kit Date : 23-JUL-2001
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
Copyright (c) Compaq Computer Corporation 2001. All rights reserved.
OP/SYS: OpenVMS Alpha
SOURCE: Compaq Computer Corporation
ECO Kit Name: VMS73_SYSBOOT-V0100
ECO Kits Superseded by This ECO Kit: None
ECO Kit Approximate Size: 912 Blocks
Kit Applies To: OpenVMS Alpha V7.3
System/Cluster Reboot Necessary: Yes
Rolling Re-boot Supported: Yes
Installation Rating: INSTALL_3
3 - To be installed by customers experiencing
the problems corrected.
The following remedial kit(s) must be installed BEFORE
installation of this kit:
In order to receive all the corrections listed in this
kit, the following remedial kits should also be installed:
ECO KIT SUMMARY:
An ECO kit exists for SYSBOOT on OpenVMS Alpha V7.3. This kit addresses the
PROBLEMS ADDRESSED IN VMS73_SYSBOOT-V0100 KIT:
o While booting with greater than 16GB on an ES40, GS140, or
other system with a V5 style configuration tree, SYSBOOT fails
with the following message:
%SYSBOOT-F-PFNALLOC, slice allocation for PFN DB failed,
status = 00002334
Images Affected: [SYSEXE]SYSBOOT.EXE
This kit requires a system reboot. Compaq strongly recommends that
a reboot is performed immediately after kit installation to avoid
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.
Install this kit with the POLYCENTER Software installation utility
by logging into the SYSTEM account, and typing the following at the
PRODUCT INSTALL VMS73_SYSBOOT /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
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