Cluster Server 5.0 Maintenance Pack 2 Rolling Patch 1 for Linux - 5.0 MP2 RP1 for SLES 9 i586

Article:TECH64187  |  Created: 2008-01-17  |  Updated: 2009-01-17  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH64187
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Technical Solution

Environment

Issue



Cluster Server 5.0 Maintenance Pack 2 Rolling Patch 1 for Linux - 5.0 MP2 RP1 for SLES 9 i586

Solution




Click on the Download Now link below and then use these commands to unpack and install the patch.

# mv vcs-sles9_i586-5.0MP2RP1-rpms.tar_311859.gz vcs-sles9_i586-5.0MP2RP1-rpms.tar.gz

# cksum vcs-sles9_i586-5.0MP2RP1-rpms.tar.gz
3651034998      9588389 vcs-sles9_i586-5.0MP2RP1-rpms.tar.gz

# gzip -d vcs-sles9_i586-5.0MP2RP1-rpms.tar.gz

# tar -xf vcs-sles9_i586-5.0MP2RP1-rpms.tar

# cat README

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Veritas Cluster Server 5.0 MP2 RP1
==================================


Introduction
------------

This document provides release information about Rolling Patch 1 for the Veritas
Cluster Server 5.0 Maintenance Pack 2 release on the Linux platform.


Supported Platform
-------------------

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|                                   |                        |  2.6.5-7.308-smp
        |
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9     |x86 (32-bit)            |  2.6.5-7.308-bigs
mp       |
|Service Pack 4                     |                        |  2.6.5-7.308-defa
ult      |
|                                   |________________________|__________________
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|                                   |                        |
        |
|                                   |x86_64 (Intel Xeon,AMD  |  2.6.5-7.308-defa
ult      |
|                                   |Opteron)                |  2.6.5-7.308-smp
        |
|                                   |                        |
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|___________________________________|________________________|__________________
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Veritas products will operate on subsequent kernel and patch releases provided t
he operating systems maintain kernel ABI (application binary interface) compatib
ility. Information about the latest supported SUSE service packs is available in
the following TechNote. Read this TechNote before installing any VeritasÃ? produ
ct.

http://entsupport.symantec.com/docs/277033

For further details, see the Veritas Cluster Server 5.0 MP2 Release Notes.


Packages included in this Rolling Patch
---------------------------------------
VRTSgab-5.0.20.10-MP2RP1_SLES9.<arch>.rpm
VRTSvcsdr-5.0.20.10-MP2RP1_SLES9.<arch>.rpm
VRTSllt-5.0.20.10-MP2RP1_SLES9.<arch>.rpm
VRTSvxfen-5.0.20.10-MP2RP1_SLES9.<arch>.rpm

Where <arch> is the Linux architecture.

Installing the RP1 RPMs on the cluster
--------------------------------------

1. Login as superuser.

2. Verify that /opt/VRTSvcs/bin is set in the PATH variable so you can execute a
ll product commands.

3. Switch over the service group to a node that is running.
       # hagrp -switch <service_group> -to south

4. Make the VCS configuration writable. On a node that you want to upgrade, type
:
       # haconf -makerw

5. Freeze the service group operations. Perform this task on each node if you ha
d selected a group of nodes to upgrade.
       # hasys -freeze -persistent north

6. Make the VCS configuration read-only.
       # haconf -dump -makero

7. Stop VCS. Enter the following command in each node in the group that is upgra
ded:
       # hastop -local

8. Stop the VCS command server.
       # killall CmdServer

9. Stop GAB and LLT.
       # /etc/init.d/gab stop
       # /etc/init.d/llt stop

10. Upgrade the nodes and patch them to the supported kernel version.

11. Download the RPMs amd use the rpm commands to upgrade to 5.0 MP2 RP1.
       # rpm -U VRTSllt-5.0.20.10-MP2RP1_SLES9.<arch>.rpm

       # rpm -U VRTSgab-5.0.20.10-MP2RP1_SLES9.<arch>.rpm
       # rpm -U VRTSvxfen-5.0.20.10-MP2RP1_SLES9.<arch>.rpm
       # rpm -U VRTSvcsdr-5.0.20.10-MP2RP1_SLES9.<arch>.rpm

12. Start LLT, GAB, and VCS.
       # /etc/init.d/llt start
       # /etc/init.d/gab start
       # /etc/init.d/vcs start

13. Make the VCS configuration writable. Enter the following command from any no
de in the upgraded group.
       # haconf -makerw

14. Unfreeze the service group operations. Perform this task on each node if you
had upgraded a group of nodes.
       # hasys -unfreeze -persistent north

15. Make the configuration read-only.
       # haconf -dump -makero

16. Switch back the service group to the original node.
       # hagrp -switch <service_group> -to north

Verifying the software installation
-----------------------------------

* To list the Veritas packages installed on your system, enter the following com
mand:
       # rpm -qa | grep VRTS

Removing the RP1 RPMs
---------------------

To uninstall VCS 5.0 MP2 RP1

1. Stop VCS along with all the resources. Then stop remaining resources manually
.
       # /etc/init.d/vcs stop

2. Stop the VCS command server.
       # killall CmdServer

3. Uninstall VCS.
       # cd /opt/VRTS/install
       # ./uninstallvcs

4. If vxfen was originally configured in enabled mode, type the following on all
the nodes:
       # rm /etc/vxfenmode

5. Reboot all nodes.



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