Operating system updates

Tru64 UNIX 5.0a requires the following operating system patches to run Adaptive Server 12.5 components:

You can obtain the patches from the Compaq Tru64 UNIX patch kit Web site.

NoteCompaq may remove these release patches when its Tru64 UNIX 5.0A Patch Kit 4 becomes publicly available.

If your operating system requires patches, install them before you install Adaptive Server.

To determine which patches have been installed on your system, see “Viewing installed patches” next.

For a complete list of patches, contact your operating system representative. Do not use a patch that is earlier than the version suggested for your operating system. Use the patch recommended by the operating system vendor even if it supersedes the patch listed here.

If you plan to use Sybase Failover in a high-availability system, install all vendor-recommended operating system and high-availability patches. For more information, contact your operating system and high-availability vendors.

Viewing installed patches

To display installed patches, enter:

/usr/sbin/setld -i

To display the operating system version level, enter:

uname -a

NoteThe version level should be 464 or higher for Adaptive Server 12.5.