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Tru64 UNIX -- Memory Channel RM_AUDIT_ACK_BLOCK panic

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 Advisory Information
 

RELEASE DATE: 23 January 2004

DESCRIPTION
In a memory channel cluster, rebooting a node without performing a hardware reset can crash other members with a RM_AUDIT_ACK_BLOCK panic.

A typical stack trace resulting from this panic follows:

0  boot
11  panic
2  rm_crash_node_mask
3  rm_panic
4  rm_audit_ack_block
5  rm_write_sync
6  rm_get_errcnt_lock
7  rm_lock_global_error
8  rm_eh_init_shared_data_req
9  rm_prail_int
10 rm_int
11 Mchan_isr
12 _XentInt
 

SCOPEbr> This problem may occur on systems running HP Tru64 UNIX where the MC II hardware may be broken or experiencing intermittent problems. This specific problem can occur with HP Tru64 UNIX versions 5.1A and 5.1B prior to base level BL24.

The following product versions are affected:

  • 5.1B-PK2 (BL22) or prior patch kit
  • 5.1A-PK5 (BL23) or prior patch kit
 

RESOLUTION
The fix for this panic is included in the following versions of HP Tru64 UNIX BL24:

  • V5.1A-PK6 (BL24)
  • V5.1B-PK3 (BL24)

If the system cannot be upgraded to BL24, then pull the appropriate ERP from these locations.

TThe ERP distributes the following file(s): ./usr/opt/TruCluster/sys/rm.mod.

HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1Bbr> Prerequisite:      HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1B PK2 (BL22)
ERP Kit Name:          TCRKIT0021176-V51BB22-E-20040102.tar  
General ITRC Patch Page:  http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/mainPage.do
Kit Location: 
http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/patchDetail.do?patchid=TCRKIT0021176-V51BB22-E-20040102

HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1A
Prerequisite:      HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1A PK5 (BL23)
ERP Kit Name:        TCRKIT0021177-V51AB23-E-20040102.tar  
General ITRC Patch Page:  http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/mainPage.do
Kit Location: 
http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/patchDetail.do?patchid=TCRKIT0021177-V51AB23-E-20040102

HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1A
Prerequisite:      HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1A PK4 (BL21)
ERP Kit Name:        TCRKIT0021175-V51AB21-E-20040102.tar   
General ITRC Patch Page:  http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/mainPage.do
Kit Location: 
http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/patchDetail.do?patchid=TCRKIT0021175-V51AB21-E-20040102