Device Driver Installation Package 5.3 (DDI-5.3) for Veritas Storage Foundation (tm) (SFW) 4.3 MP1 (Maintenance Pack) and MP2 for Windows

Article:TECH58623  |  Created: 2009-01-19  |  Updated: 2009-01-19  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH58623
Article Type
Technical Solution


Environment

Issue



Device Driver Installation Package 5.3 (DDI-5.3) for Veritas Storage Foundation (tm) (SFW) 4.3 MP1 (Maintenance Pack) and MP2 for Windows

Solution



DDI-5.3 is the current package, please read the README located inside the download package for up-to-date information about this package.
This DDI 5.3 package is a replacement to the earlier DDI 5.1 and 5.2 package. DDI 5.3 provides the same support as DDI 5.2, 5.1 and 5.0, plus it fixes the following:

Issue 1:

- Installing SFW 4.3 DDI 5.2 fails to install DMP properly.  

Comment:

- The fix in this package should be applied to systems running SFW 4.3 and to systems that have installed SFW 4.3 DDI 5.2.

Issue 2:
- Uninstalling SFW 4.3 DDI 5.1 on a system that was previously upgraded to SFW 4.3 DDI 5.0 (where an earlier SFW 4.3 DDI package was not uninstalled), causes an abnormal system termination.

Comment:
- The workaround to uninstall the SFW 4.3 DDI 5.1 package is to install SFW 4.3 DDI 5.3 before uninstalling SFW 4.3 DDI 5.1. Installing SFW 4.3 DDI 5.3 replaces SFW 4.3 DDI 5.2 and 5.1, and SFW 4.3 DDI 5.3 may then be uninstalled.
- The fix in this package should be applied to systems running SFW 4.3; and to systems that have installed SFW 4.3 DMP DDI 5.1 (where an earlier SFW 4.3 DDI package was not uninstalled).

Issue 3:
- After system reboot, slow initialization of MPIO provider causes delay of start up of StorageAgent.

Comment:
- The fix in this package should be applied to systems running SFW 4.3 and SFW 4.3 MP1; and to systems that have installed SFW 4.3 DMP (Dynamic Multipathing) DDI 1, SFW 4.3 DMP DDI 3, SFW 4.3 DMP DDI 4, SFW 4.3 DMP DDI 5, SFW 4.3 DMP DDI 5.1, or SFW 4.3 DMP DDI 5.2.

NEW ADDITIONS TO THE DDI 5.X PACKAGE

There is no need to uninstall older version of the DDI package to upgrade to this version if the operating system is 64 bit, for 32 bit, uninstall the older DDI package in order to install DDI 5.3. In addition to the arrays that were supported by DDI 4 and earlier DDI packages, and by earlier releases of SFW, DDI 5.3 provides the following:
DMP DSM (Device Specific Module)Support for the IBM TotalStorage DS4000 Array (DS4200, DS4700, DS4800)
DMP DSM Support for the IBM TotalStorage DS6000 Array
DMP DSM Support for the Sun StorageTek 6000 Series Array (6130, 6140, 6540)
DMP DSM Support for the Sun StorageTek FlexLine 300 Series Storage System (FLX380)
DMP DSM Support for the HP StorageWorks Enterprise Virtual Array (EVA3000, EVA5000)
DMP DSM Support for the HP StorageWorks Modular Storage Array (MSA1000, MSA1500)
MPIO binaries upgraded from version 1.16 to version 1.17
To download the current DDI-5.3 package, please click on the link below:

Attachments

DDI-5.3_301440.EXE (11.6 MBytes)


Legacy ID



301440


Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH58623


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