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OpenVMS Alpha Version 7.3
Upgrade and Installation Manual

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Chapter 6
6 Preparing to Upgrade in an OpenVMS Cluster Environment
     6.1     Mixed-Version Support
     6.2     Adding a New System to the Cluster
     6.3     Types of Upgrades
     6.4     Concurrent Upgrade
         6.4.1         How a Concurrent Upgrade Works
         6.4.2         Preparing Your System for a Concurrent Upgrade
     6.5     Rolling Upgrade
         6.5.1         How a Rolling Upgrade Works
         6.5.2         Notes and Restrictions
         6.5.3         Preparing Your System for a Rolling Upgrade
Chapter 7
7 Upgrading the Compaq OpenVMS Alpha Operating System
     7.1     Booting the Operating System CD-ROM
         7.1.1         Booting from the Local Drive
         7.1.2         Booting from the InfoServer
     7.2     Performing the Upgrade
         7.2.1         Upgrading from the CD-ROM
         7.2.2         Choosing INITIALIZE or PRESERVE
         7.2.3         Specifying the Target Disk
         7.2.4         Specifying the Volume Label
         7.2.5         Checking Related Software
         7.2.6         Checking OpenVMS Cluster Membership
         7.2.7         Becoming an OpenVMS Galaxy Instance
         7.2.8         Memory Channel Information
         7.2.9         Upgrading Windowing and Networking Products
         7.2.10         Updating Time Zone Information
         7.2.11         Choosing Descriptive Help Text
         7.2.12         Configuration Options
         7.2.13         Selecting Components
         7.2.14         Completing the Upgrade
         7.2.15         Deleting Archived Files
         7.2.16         Install Layered Products or Shut Down
     7.3     Installing Layered Products
     7.4     What to Do After the Shutdown
         7.4.1         Standalone Upgrade
         7.4.2         Concurrent OpenVMS Cluster Upgrade
         7.4.3         Rolling OpenVMS Cluster Upgrade
Chapter 8
8 After Upgrading the Compaq OpenVMS Alpha Operating System
     8.1     Reforming the Shadow Set
     8.2     Registering New Licenses
     8.3     Examining the AUTOGEN Report File
     8.4     Modifying the System Parameters File
         8.4.1         System File Sizes
         8.4.2         OpenVMS Cluster Parameters
     8.5     Examining Your Command Procedures
     8.6     Testing the System with UETP
     8.7     Decompressing System Libraries
         8.7.1         Determining Disk Space
         8.7.2         Methods of Using LIBDECOMP.COM
         8.7.3         Responding to LIBDECOMP.COM Prompts
         8.7.4         Using LIBDECOMP.COM Interactively
         8.7.5         Using LIBDECOMP.COM in Batch
     8.8     Adding and Removing Operating System Files
     8.9     Preparing to Use OpenVMS Management Station
     8.10     Installing Layered Products
         8.10.1         Alternate Procedure
         8.10.2         DECevent
     8.11     Installing OpenVMS Debugger Clients on a PC
     8.12     Backing Up the Customized System Disk
     8.13     Rebooting Cluster Members
     8.14     Running AUTOGEN
     8.15     Postupgrade Checklist
Appendix A
Appendix A Halt, Boot, and Shutdown Procedures
     A.1     Booting Operations
         A.1.1         Booting the Operating System CD-ROM
             A.1.1.1             Booting from the Local Drive
             A.1.1.2             Booting from the InfoServer
         A.1.2         Booting Manually from the System Disk
         A.1.3         Performing a Conversational Boot
         A.1.4         Booting with Minimum Startup
         A.1.5         Booting with the XDelta Utility (XDELTA)
         A.1.6         Booting from a Different Directory
         A.1.7         Booting with a PMAZB or PMAZC TURBOchannel Adapter
         A.1.8         Booting over the Network with an Alternate TURBOchannel Adapter
         A.1.9         Booting in an Emergency
             A.1.9.1             Booting with Default System Parameters
             A.1.9.2             Booting Without Startup and Login Procedures
             A.1.9.3             Booting Without the User Authorization File
     A.2     Set, Show, and Writeboot Operations
         A.2.1         Setting the System for Automatic Booting
         A.2.2         Setting and Showing Boot Devices
         A.2.3         Setting Boot Parameters
         A.2.4         Using the Writeboot Utility
     A.3     Halt and Shutdown Operations
         A.3.1         Halting the System
         A.3.2         Shutting Down the System
             A.3.2.1             Orderly Shutdown
             A.3.2.2             Emergency Shutdown with OPCCRASH.EXE
             A.3.2.3             Emergency Shutdown with Crash Commands
     A.4     Troubleshooting Procedures
         A.4.1         If the System Does Not Boot
             A.4.1.1             For Hardware Problems
             A.4.1.2             For Software Problems
         A.4.2         Detecting and Responding to System Problems

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