HP Tru64 UNIX and TruCluster Server Version 5.1B-6


Patch Summary and Release Notes

Published: October 2010

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This manual contains information specific to Version 5.1B-6 of the Tru64 UNIX operating system, TruCluster Server software, and Worldwide Language Support products. It briefly describes the patches contained in this kit and provides information you should be aware of when installing or removing this kit.

Table of Contents

About This Manual
Related Documentation
Patch Process Resources
HP Encourages Your Comments
Typographic Conventions
1. Kit Installation and Removal
Required Storage Space
Important Kit Installation and Removal Release Notes
Installation Release Notes
Kit Removal Release Notes
Cluster-Specific Installation and Removal Release Notes
2. Tru64 UNIX Patches
New Release Notes
Prior Release Notes
Dynamic Pathing in Disk Driver
Performance Improvement for TCP Applications
Support for 2 TB LUNs
Enhancements to binary.errlog
Updated Printer Support
ICSNET Pseudo Driver Performance Optimization
sys_Check upgraded to version 145
Support for the Latest Daylight Saving Time (DST) Changes
BIND Updated to Version 9.2.8
Updated Tru64 UNIX Documentation on docs.hp.com
Standards Conformance
New Keyword Added to sshd2_config Configuration File for sshd daemon
New Option to Ignore Processor Set Boundaries
Support for Evaluating String Comparison Expressions as per POSIX Standards
iconv Converter Support Surrogate Pairs in Unicode
New Sysconfig Tunable to Reduce Contention on AdvFS Frag Files
New rc.config Variables to Hide User Process Arguments and Environmental Variables for ps and w Commands
Conformance to Open Group Standards
UNIX 98 Compliance with libc
Netstat Read Error on Structures in a Live System
O_APPEND Flag has no Effect on Behaviour of pwrite()
smmsp User and Group Not Required for sendmail
Possible Performance slowdown of Oracle 8.1.7 after Tru64 UNIX Rebranding
Version 5.1B-5 or Higher Kit Requires Uninstallation of Internet Express System Authentication LDAP Module (IAELDAMXXX)
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) client problems fixed
Enhancements Introduced in Prior Kits
Release Notes Introduced in Prior Kits
Changes to Reference Pages
Summary of Base Operating System Patches
New Patches
Patches Delivered in Previous Kits
3. TruCluster Server Patches
New Release Notes
Prior Release Notes
New Flag Option to Turn OFF All Existing Flags for Services
Select Option to Check Tagged Files
Check for Tagged Files if Messages Are Displayed
Noncritical Errors
Unrecoverable Failure Procedure
Do Not Add or Delete OSF, TCR, IOS, or OSH Subsets During Roll
Undo Stages in Correct Order
clu_upgrade undo of Install Stage Can Result in Incorrect File Permissions
Missing Entry Messages Can Be Ignored During Rolling Patch
Relocating AutoFS During a Rolling Upgrade on a Cluster
Messages Displayed During Rolling Upgrade Can Be Ignored
Error on Cluster Creation
When Taking a Cluster Member to Single-User Mode, First Halt the Member
Login Failure Possible with C2 Security Enabled
File System Unmount Recommended if Message Is Displayed
Tunable Attribute May Help Performance Problem
AlphaServer ES47 or AlphaServer GS1280 Hangs When Added to Cluster
Problems with clu_upgrade Switch Stage
Data Protector Issues and Restrictions
Set ipport_userreserved Attribute on Large Systems
Summary of TruCluster Server Software Patches
New Patches
Patches Delivered in Previous Kits
4. Worldwide Language Support Patches
New Release Notes
Prior Release Notes
Localization of Message Catalog
Summary of Worldwide Language Support Patches
New Patches
Patches Delivered in Previous Kits
5. CSPs Included in This Kit
New Superseded Tru64 UNIX CSPs
Tru64 UNIX CSPs Superseded in Previous Kits
New Superseded TruCluster Server CSPs
TruCluster Server CSPs Superseded in Previous Kit
A. Setting Up an Enhanced Distance Cluster
Enhanced Distance Cluster Configuration Requirements
Enhanced Distance Cluster Restrictions
Enhanced Distance Cluster Recommendations
B. Prior Patch Installation Changes
Changes Made in Version 5.1B-3
Changes Made in Version 5.1B-2
C. Component Licensing
HP Tru64 UNIX Version 5.1B-6 Consolidated Patch Kit
Apache License
Cyrus IMAP License
Mozilla License
OpenLDAP License
Sendmail License
Tomcat License
GNU General Public License
TCL License
Perl License
Zlib License