OBSOLETE Patch-ID# 128306-05

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Keywords: security devfs
Synopsis: Obsoleted by: 138269-02 SunOS 5.10: devfs patch
Date: Jun/27/2008

Install Requirements: Reboot after installing this patch to activate the changes delivered. An alternative may be specified in the Special Install Instructions.
Use Single User Mode (run level S) when installing this patch on an active boot environment. An alternative may be specified in the Special Install Instructions.

Solaris Release: 10

SunOS Release: 5.10

Unbundled Product:

Unbundled Release:

Xref: This patch available for i386 as patch 128307

Topic: SunOS 5.10: devfs patch

Relevant Architectures: sparc

Bugs fixed with this patch:

Sun CR # Bug #

Changes incorporated in this version: 6503650

Patches accumulated and obsoleted by this patch: 128491-01

Patches which conflict with this patch:

Patches required with this patch: 118833-36 120011-14 (or greater)

Obsoleted by: 138269-02

Files included with this patch:


Problem Description:

6503650 dv_findbyname doesn't scale well in the presence of an extremely large number of devices
(from 128306-04)
6453345 devfs_getattr violates devfs locking rules
6692047 128306-03 and 128307-03 break svm mirrored root systems
6695478 devfs patch 128306-03 onwards breaks rpcbind when installed on u3
(from 128306-03)
6661245 missing md:admin entry even after applying patch T128307-02 and T128306-02
(from 128306-02)
6338586 devfs misuses global rootvp
6428337 /etc/security/device_policy not upgraded due to bug in i.devpolicy
(from 128306-01)
        This patch revision accumulates generic Sustaining patch
        128491-01 into Solaris S10U5 Update.
(from 128491-01)
6526639 deadlock in fcp code: fp_nexus_enum_tq taskq deadlocks with devfs

Patch Installation Instructions:
For Solaris 2.0-2.6 releases, refer to the Install.info file and/or
the README within the patch for instructions on using the generic
'installpatch' and 'backoutpatch' scripts provided with each patch.
For Solaris 7-10 releases, refer to the man pages for instructions
on using 'patchadd' and 'patchrm' scripts provided with Solaris.
Any other special or non-generic installation instructions should be
described below as special instructions.  The following example
installs a patch to a standalone machine:
       example# patchadd /var/spool/patch/104945-02
The following example removes a patch from a standalone system:
       example# patchrm 104945-02
For additional examples please see the appropriate man pages.

Special Install Instructions:
NOTE 1:  Reboot the system after patch installation.
NOTE 2:  Before installing this patch, please be sure to install the
         latest patch utilities patches for your OS. This list of
         patches is defined at - http://sunsolve.sun.com
         Please use the pull down list which appears after the text:
         "Latest Patch Update: To ensure the correct functioning of
         the patching utilities on your system, stay up to date on
         the following patches"

README -- Last modified date: Saturday, November 10, 2012