Symantec System Recovery 2011 Linux Edition Hotfix 1

Article:TECH200080  |  Created: 2012-11-25  |  Updated: 2012-12-05  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH200080
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Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue



Symantec System Recovery 2011 Linux Edition  Hotfix 1


Solution



Summary
This hotfix contains a recommended fix for Symantec System Recovery 2011 Linux Edition

Affected versions
Symantec System Recovery 2011 Linux Edition (2.0.0)
Symantec System Recovery 2011 Linux Edition (2.0.1)
Symantec System Recovery 2011 Linux Edition (2.0.2)
Symantec System Recovery 2011 Linux Edition (2.0.3)

Prerequisites
- Root user privileges are required to install this hotfix.

Post requisites
- A full backup is required after installing this hotfix.

Issue(s) resolved
- During backups, Symantec System Recovery Linux adds a disk signature in 4 bytes from offset 440 (0x1B8) on logical volumes of LVM. (TECH197041) 
- Symantec System Recovery adds a disk signature on disks that have no disk signature on Windows systems. (TECH198699)

Installation Guide
This hotfix can be applied on SSRL version 2.0.0, 2.0.1, 2.0.2 or 2.0.3 or can be installed freshly.

Installation procedure for standalone machine:
1. Download SSRL_203_Hotfix1.zip.
2. Extract SSRL_203_Hotfix1.zip.
3. Copy Symantec_System_Recovery.bin to the server.
4. Execute the following command.
  chmod 711 ./Symantec_System_Recovery.bin.
5. Execute the following command.
  ./Symantec_System_Recovery.bin
6. Reboot the server.

Installation procedure for a managed machine:
1. Go to a client machine and apply the hotfix manually as mentioned above.
2. Reboot the server.

Uninstalling this hotfix
1. Execute the following command.
  symsr-uninstall
2. Reboot the server.

Known issue
Disk signatures which were modified already will not be reverted back.



Attachments

Symantec System Recovery 2011 Linux Edition Hotfix 1
SSRL_203_Hotfix1.zip (31.5 MBytes)

Supplemental Materials

Value2939065
Description

SSRL adds the new disk signature on RAW disk even if backing up another volume. The RAW disk exists as logical disk on LVM.


SourceETrack
Value2972109
Description

SSRL adds the new disk signature on physical disks (/dev/sdc) during backups.




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