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Tru64 Unix V5.0A Patch Kit Information

Mohammad Sanaullah
Frequent Advisor

Tru64 Unix V5.0A Patch Kit Information

Dear All
I am facing some issue with the DDS3 internal tape drive of DS20 loaded with Tru64 OS v5.0A, now for trouble shooting information required to check the patch kit installed on the system and tar and vdump patch kit status.

Please let me know the commands to check out the versions of patch tar and vdump installed and command to know the patch kit status with tru64 V5.0A.

Early responce is highly appreciated and will be rewared.
Thanks in advance.
Mohammad Sanaullah
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5 REPLIES
Vladimir Fabecic
Honored Contributor

Re: Tru64 Unix V5.0A Patch Kit Information

To check patch kits installed:
# dupatch -track -type kit
To check OS version:
# sizer -v
In vino veritas, in VMS cluster
Steven Schweda
Honored Contributor

Re: Tru64 Unix V5.0A Patch Kit Information

A Forum search for keywords like:
which patch kit
leads to suggestions like:
dupatch -track -type kit

Other options should say more or less.
Mohammad Sanaullah
Frequent Advisor

Re: Tru64 Unix V5.0A Patch Kit Information

Dear All Thanks for the prompt reply..
My output says
T64V50AAS0001-20000718 OSF505
Whats the patch kit, is it patch kit 4, how to check the tar patch available. vdump patch status in my system.

Thanks
MOhammad Sanaullah
Alive
Vladimir Fabecic
Honored Contributor

Re: Tru64 Unix V5.0A Patch Kit Information

T64V50AAS0001 means it is patch kit 1 (not 4)
To see vdump version:
# vdump -V
In vino veritas, in VMS cluster
Venkatesh BL
Honored Contributor

Re: Tru64 Unix V5.0A Patch Kit Information

5.0A is really old. You should try to upgrade to latest levels in 5.1B.