OpenVMS VMS73_CPU2608-V0100 Alpha V7.3 CPU2608 ECO Summary
TITLE: OpenVMS VMS73_CPU2608-V0100 Alpha V7.3 CPU2608 ECO Summary
New Kit Date : 26-JUN-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-dcx_axpexe.pcsi, then it can
be expanded by typing RUN kitname-dcx_axpexe.pcsi. 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
COMPONENT: CPU Routines
SOURCE: Compaq Computer Corporation
ECO Kit Name: VMS73_CPU2608-V0100
ECO Kits Superseded by This ECO Kit: None
ECO Kit Approximate Size: 304 Blocks
Kit Applies To: OpenVMS Alpha V7.3
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):
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:
Several other ECO kits should be installed when the
VMS73_CPU2608-V0100 kit is installed. These kits were not yet
finalized at the time the VMS73_CPU2608-V0100 kit was released.
Please refer to the AlphaServer ES45 Cover Letter to learn which
other ECO kits need to be installed.
ECO KIT SUMMARY:
An ECO kit exists for CPU on OpenVMS Alpha V7.3.
This kit addresses the following problems.
NEW FUNCTIONALITY ADDRESSED IN VMS73_CPU2608-V0100 KIT
O The VMS73_CPU2608-V0100 kit provides support for the
Images Affected: [SYS$LDR]SYS$CPU_ROUTINES_2608.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_CPU2608 /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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