VERITAS Storage Foundation (tm) and VERITAS Storage Foundation (tm) for Cluster File Solutions 4.0 MP1 -Linux - Maintenance Pack 1

Article:TECH36809  |  Created: 2006-01-29  |  Updated: 2006-01-29  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH36809
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Technical Solution


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VERITAS Storage Foundation (tm) and VERITAS Storage Foundation (tm) for Cluster File Solutions 4.0 MP1 -Linux - Maintenance Pack 1

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LxRT 4.0 Maintenance Pack 1
Product: Storage Foundation and Storage Foundation Cluster File System 4.0 MP1 for Linux
General Availability Date: Monday Jan 31, 2005
Product Description:
The attached file contains Maintenance Pack 1 for Storage Foundation and Storage Foundation for Cluster File Solutions for Linux 4.0. This package is a sparse package containing only the RPMs that have been updated since the release of the 4.0 Linux product set.  This package set adds support for Oracle 10G RAC, support for DB2 8.2, as well as bug fixes for the 4.0 release which surrounds memory enhancements.

  • Oracle 10g support - Storage Foundation Real Application Clusters and VERITAS Cluster Server (tm) only
  • DB2 8.2 support - VERITAS Cluster Server only
  • Performance improvements
  • Enhanced Hardware Compatibility List
  • File system support for SANVM interfaces
Node support
  • 32 node support offered by VERITAS Cluster Server
  • 16 node support offered by Cluster File System
  • 8 node support offered by Storage Foundation Real Application Clusters
Linux 4.0 to Linux 4.0 MP1 upgrade path
Support for RHEL3 Update2 and Update3 for:
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS, ES and WS solutions
VERITAS Storage Solutions 4.0 products
In a non-Cluster File System environment,  Storage Foundation products support UP, SMP and HUGEMEM kernels models
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Update 2 (i686) is a minimum requirement:
  • 2.4.21-15.EL and errata
  • 2.4.21-15.ELsmp and errata
  • 2.4.21-15.ELhugemem and errata
  • 2 processors
  • 2 GB of memory
VERITAS Storage Foundation Cluster File Solutions 4.0 products
In a Cluster File System environment,  Storage Foundation products support only the HUGEMEM kernel model with the caveat that each node with a cluster has at minimum:
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Update 2 (i686) is a minimum requirement:
  • 2.4.21-15.ELhugemem and errata
  • 2 processors
  • 2 GB of memory  (Hugemem is optimized for 16GB of memory as stated by Redhat.  Additional considerations may exist.)
Refer to the Cluster File System Release Notes for further details (SFCFS_NOTES.PDF :    http://support.veritas.com/docs/274497 )
**Unless otherwise stated, 2.4.21-15 (or higher, meaning -18, -20 or -22 for example) is also supported.
** Red Hat EL 3 Update 3 uses the 2.4.21-20 kernel and is hence automatically supported because of the binary compatibility with Red Hat.

Product requirements
Supported operating system:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Update 2 plus errata
For the latest kernel and operating system support statement, refer to this TechNote:  http://support.veritas.com/docs/256426
Supported Applications:
Storage Foundation and Storage Foundation Cluster File System 4.0 MP1 add support for Oracle 10G RAC as well as DB2 agent for VERITAS Cluster Server (only).  This release provides updates and memory optimizations for use with the point products as well as stack products supporting Oracle 9i.
Link to Release Notes and Documentation:
· READ_THIS_FIRST.PDF:  http://support.veritas.com/docs/274494
To install this product,  download from the download link and use the following commands:
1.  gunzip sf_cfs.4.0.01.0.rhel3_i686.tar_274501.gz
2.  tar xvf sf_cfs.4.0.01.0.rhel3_i686.tar_274501
3. installmp


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sf_cfs.4.0.01.0.rhel3_i686.tar_274501.gz (270.5 MBytes)


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274501


Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH36809


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