BU050915_EW01
 
HP Tru64 UNIX - System panic from netrain_switch() when NetRAIN interface switches

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 Advisory Information
 

RELEASE DATE: 23 September 2005

DESCRIPTION

A problem occurs in HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1B-3 where a panic can result when the Redundant Array of Independent Network Adapters (NetRAIN) performs an interface switch. The panic is a result of an uninitialized variable within the switching code. The panic stack trace will show the panic arising from the routine netrain_switch().

 
SCOPE

This problem occurs only in

HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1B-3

 
RESOLUTION

HP is releasing the following Early Release Patch kit (ERP) publicly for use by any customer. This ERP kit uses dupatch to install and will not install over any Customer Specific Patches (CSPs) that have file intersections with the ERP.

The fixes contained in this ERP kit is scheduled to be available in the following mainstream patch kit:

HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1B-4

Early Release Patch

The ERP kit distributes

./sys/BINARY/netrain.mod

An ERP kit is available for the following version.

HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1B-3
ERP Kit Name: T64KIT0026391-V51BB26-E-20050908
Kit Location: http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/patchDetail.do?patchid=T64KIT0026391-V51BB26-E-20050908