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Hewlett-Packard Company 3000 Hanover Street Palo Alto, California 94304 http://www.hp.com

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 10301 Palo Alto, CA 94303-0890

June 30, 2003

HP-UX 11i version 1.6 (B.11.22) Maintenance Pack Patch Bundle: Important Information

On June 30, 2003 HP released the Maintenance Pack (MAINTPACK) patch bundle for use on HP-UX 11i v1.6 systems. The MAINTPACK is for proactive maintenance, and contains defect-fix patches for HP-UX 11i v1.6 that HP has tested together as a bundle. The patch bundle is only available to customers via the web. In order to assist field personnel who may get inquiries about this bundle, this document contains the following information about the MAINTPACK: I. The note customers received if they have HP-UX 11i v1.6 support contracts, or if they purchased the OE media for this OS after June 30, explaining how to download the MAINTPACK from Software Depot II. Details on how to create a CD with the MAINTPACK if you encounter any customers who cannot download this patch bundle from Software Depot

I. Information about the MAINTPACK sent to all customers with HP-UX 11i v1.6 support contracts & customers who purchased OE media after 6/30/03

The following letter (MPN 5187-3574) was sent to customers on 6/30/03:

Easily maintain your HP-UX 11i version 1.6 systems with the Maintenance Pack

In order to assist customers in the proactive maintenance of their HP-UX 11i v1.6 systems, HP has released the Maintenance Pack or MAINTPACK patch bundle. The MAINTPACK is a collection of defect-fix patches for HP-UX 11i v1.6 that HP has tested together as a bundle. The patches in the MAINTPACK apply to the core operating system (OS), graphics, and networking drivers, as well as Operating Environment (OE) and non-OE applications. Note that there is only one release of the MAINTPACK for HP-UX 11i v1.6. The MAINTPACK is free to all customers, and you can obtain it as follows: 1. Go to the Software Depot web site at http://software.hp.com 2. Select "enhancement releases" 3. Select "hp-ux 11i v1.6 maintenance pack patch bundle"

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Go to the MAINTPACK web page directly at: http://www.software.hp.com/cgibin/swdepot_parser.cgi/cgi/displayProductInfo.pl?productNumber=MAINTPACK If you cannot download the MAINTPACK and must obtain this patch bundle on media, please contact your HP Support Representative. If you have any questions regarding this patch bundle, please send them to [email protected] .

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II. How to put the MAINTPACK on a CD

We have made our best effort to make the MAINTPACK easily accessible from Software Depot, including placing this patch bundle on local servers in Europe and the Asia/Pacific area to enable minimum download times. However, there may still be a few customers who cannot download the MAINTPACK and need to have it delivered to them on CD. In order to put the MAINTPACK on a CD, please follow these instructions: 1. You will be obtaining a pre-mastered CD image, thus you need to follow these steps from a PC with a CD burner and the appropriate software that supports this type of image. 2. Connect to the following system via anonymous ftp: patchsvr.fc.hp.com 3. To change directories, use the following command: cd pub/ESI/1122-PATCH 4. Use the following command to ensure the download will be in binary mode: bi 5. Use the following command to obtain the proper file: get MAINTPACK.iso 6. Double click the icon for MAINTPACK.iso, or right click this icon and select "Record to CD" from the pop-up menu. At this point, consult the operating instructions for your CD burner to complete the recording process. Many software packages only require clicking "okay" or a similar button. Once you have created the CD, you or the customer can use the following steps to load the MAINTPACK onto the system.

Mounting the MAINTPACK CD

1. 2. 3. On the system, open a terminal window and log in as root. Insert the CD containing the MAINTPACK into the drive. If necessary, define a new directory as the mount point for the CD drive. For example, to define /cdrom as the mount point: mkdir /cdrom If necessary, identify the drive device file: ioscan -fnC disk This command lists all recognized CD drives and their associated device files. The filename will be similar to /dev/dsk/c1t2d0. Mount the CD drive to the mount-point directory: mount -r /dev/dsk/device_filename /cdrom For example, if the CD drive's device filename is clt2d0: mount -r /dev/dsk/c1t2d0 /cdrom If the CD drive's device filename is not c1t2d0, use the name you found using ioscan in Step 4. You can now access the CD via the mount-point directory: ls /cdrom

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(...continued on the next page) Installing the MAINTPACK

HP recommends that you install the MAINTPACK using the matching operations of the swinstall command. For example, to install from a CD mounted and registered on system1: swinstall -s system1:/cdrom/MAINTPACK \ x patch_match_target=true -x autoreboot=true -

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You can use the swinstall command's preview mode (-p option) to get an idea of what to expect for the bundle you want to install: swinstall -p -s system1:/cdrom/MAINTPACK \ x autoreboot=true -x patch_match_target=true -

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