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311PT8.DOC 44730 12205 deflated
AFPFIX1.NLM 2663 1157 deflated
ASNCRDFX.NLM 1508 886 deflated
BIGRFIX.NLM 1425 724 deflated
CLPHFIX.NLM 1238 601 deflated
CROPNFX.NLM 1040 544 deflated
DIAGRFSX.NLM 2593 1266 deflated
DIRLPFIX.NLM 1508 790 deflated
DOSUNFIX.NLM 1910 955 deflated
DOTFIX.NLM 1343 721 deflated
DUPFIX.NLM 1513 751 deflated
EAINFIX.NLM 1788 852 deflated
EVENTFIX.NLM 2498 1097 deflated
FATFIX.NLM 3357 1612 deflated
GETQFIX.NLM 1211 620 deflated
GETRFIX.NLM 1311 648 deflated
GETSEFIX.NLM 1463 702 deflated
GNSFIX.NLM 2509 1168 deflated
HTFXFX.NLM 1036 512 deflated
MAXCDCFX.NLM 962 459 deflated
MFIXOPEN.NLM 1459 812 deflated
MKDIRFIX.NLM 2295 1037 deflated
NCPSPFIX.NLM 1760 863 deflated
OS2OPNFX.NLM 1389 640 deflated
PAPFIX1.NLM 1145 559 deflated
PAPFIX3.NLM 1310 701 deflated
PATCHMAN.NLM 9051 4613 deflated
PCHMN223.DOC 6110 2398 deflated
REMDEVFX.NLM 1299 569 deflated
REQFIX.NLM 1251 620 deflated
RPLENFX.NLM 3139 1489 deflated
SPXFIX1.NLM 1513 785 deflated
SPXFSFIX.NLM 1742 826 deflated
SYNCTIME.NLM 2211 1244 deflated
TRSTFIX.NLM 1476 748 deflated
TTSFIX.NLM 1227 623 deflated
UNKFIX.NLM 1058 520 deflated
UNLCKFIX.NLM 1247 606 deflated
VREPAIR.NLM 88941 37430 deflated
WORMROFX.NLM 1081 497 deflated
WSDFIX.NLM 1753 792 deflated
XMDFIX.NLM 1496 733 deflated

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********** WARNING *******************************************************
Load ONLY the specific NLM that corrects the problem you are experiencing.
**************************************************************************

This file contains the latest release of NetWare v3.11 Operating
System Patches. The following files are included in this release:

User Versions Supported

| 1 | 5-250 | 1000 |
| user | user | user |
311PT8 DOC (This file) |=======|=======|=======|
AFPFIX1 NLM 2663 1-06-92 7:22p | | X | |
ASNCRDFX NLM 1508 4-20-92 1:51p | X | X | X |
BIGRFIX NLM 1425 4-22-92 3:36p | X | X | X |
CLPHFIX NLM 1238 6-16-92 7:59a | X | X | X |
CROPNFX NLM 1040 12-18-91 3:18p | | X | |
DIAGRFSX NLM 2593 3-18-92 8:21a | | X | |
DIRLPFIX NLM 1508 12-12-91 1:07p | | X | |
DOSUNFIX NLM 1910 4-22-92 10:35a | X | X | X |
DOTFIX NLM 1343 12-12-91 1:29p | | X | |
DUPFIX NLM 1513 9-16-92 10:22a | X | X | X |
EAINFIX NLM 1788 5-15-92 9:33a | X | X | X |
EVENTFIX NLM 2498 6-29-92 3:55p | X | X | X |
FATFIX NLM 3357 4-23-92 12:53p | X | X | X |
GETQFIX NLM 1211 3-23-92 2:57p | | X | |
GETRFIX NLM 1311 4-22-92 3:38p | X | X | X |
GETSEFIX NLM 1463 4-22-92 10:41a | X | X | X |
GNSFIX NLM 2509 5-15-92 9:35a | | X | X |
HTFXFX NLM 1036 5-15-92 9:36a | X | X | X |
MAXCDCFX NLM 962 5-15-92 9:36a | X | X | X |
MFIXOPEN NLM 1459 10-03-91 5:00p | | X | |
MKDIRFIX NLM 2295 5-15-92 10:02a | | X | X |
NCPSPFIX NLM 1760 5-15-92 10:13a | | X | X |
OS2OPNFX NLM 1389 11-22-91 2:45p | | X | |
PAPFIX1 NLM 1145 12-02-91 3:18p | | X | |
PAPFIX3 NLM 1310 1-08-92 10:32a | | X | |
PATCHMAN NLM 9051 4-16-92 11:21a | X | X | X |
PCHMN223 DOC 6110 5-07-92 4:33p | - | - | - |
REMDEVFX NLM 1299 10-03-91 5:04p | | X | |
REQFIX NLM 1251 5-15-92 9:38a | | X | X |
RPLENFX NLM 3139 9-03-92 11:01a | X | X | X |
SPXFIX1 NLM 1513 3-13-92 12:32p | X | X | |
SPXFSFIX NLM 1742 7-20-92 3:02p | X | X | X |
SYNCTIME NLM 2211 6-29-92 4:19p | | X | |
TRSTFIX NLM 1476 5-15-92 10:51a | X | X | X |
TTSFIX NLM 1227 5-20-92 8:41a | X | X | X |
UNKFIX NLM 1058 5-15-92 9:41a | X | X | X |
UNLCKFIX NLM 1247 5-15-92 8:01a | X | X | X |
VREPAIR NLM88941 9-10-92 5:02p | X | X | X |
WORMROFX NLM 1081 10-03-91 4:49p | | X | |
WSDFIX NLM 1753 6-29-92 4:05p | | X | X |
XMDFIX NLM 1496 6-23-92 1:01p | X | X | X |
|_______|_______|_______|

This file supersedes previous releases of the 3.11 OS patches
distributed on NetWire under the names 311PT1.ZIP, 311PT2.ZIP,
311PT3.ZIP, 311PT4.ZIP, 311PT5.ZIP and 311PT6.ZIP.

The following patches were added to create 311PT2.ZIP:

GNSFIX NLM 2397 02-19-92 1:43p
EAINFIX NLM 1600 03-09-92 10:59a
MAXCDCFX NLM 942 12-18-91 3:19p
REQFIX NLM 1235 02-19-92 1:39p
TTSFIX NLM 1049 01-06-92 3:35p
UNKFIX NLM 1050 02-19-92 1:52p

The following patches were added to create 311PT3.ZIP:

CROPNFX NLM 1040 12-18-91 3:18p
DIAGRFSX NLM 2593 03-18-92 8:21a
GETQFIX NLM 1211 03-23-92 2:57p
HTFXFX NLM 1036 03-24-92 1:25p
PATCHMAN NLM 8987 03-12-92 11:24a
PCHMN222 DOC 6110 04-03-92 10:49a
SPXFIX1 NLM 1513 03-13-92 12:32p
XMCFIX NLM 1232 02-19-92 1:56p

The following patches were added to create 311PT4.ZIP:

BIGRFIX NLM 1425 4-22-92 3:36p
DOSUNFIX NLM 1910 4-22-92 10:35a
GETSEFIX NLM 1463 4-22-92 10:41a
PATCHMAN NLM 9051 4-16-92 11:21a
PCHMN223 DOC 6110 5-07-92 4:33p

The following patches were added to create 311PT5.ZIP:

FATFIX NLM 3357 4-23-92 12:53p

The following changes were made to create 311PT6.ZIP:

GETRFIX NLM 1311 4-22-92 3:38p(Added)
ELRDFIX NLM 2953 12-17-91 4:33p(Deleted)

*****************************************************************
ELRDFIX.NLM was removed because of possible
data corruption with this patch loaded in
conjunction with running Vrepair.
*****************************************************************

The following patches were added to create 311PT7.ZIP:

CLPHFIX NLM 1238 6-16-92 7:59a
ASNCRDFX NLM 1508 4-20-92 1:51a

*****************************************************************
ASNCRDFX.NLM will not presently work in
conjunction with Burst Mode (BNETX)
*****************************************************************

The following changes were made to create 311PT8.ZIP:

EAINFIX NLM 1788 5-15-92 9:33a (Added 1000 user capability)
EVENTFIX NLM 2498 6-29-92 3:55p (Added 1000 user capability)
GNSFIX NLM 2509 5-15-92 9:35a (Added 1000 user capability)
HTFXFX NLM 1036 5-15-92 9:36a (Added 1000 user capability)
MAXCDCFX NLM 962 5-15-92 9:36a (Added 1000 user capability)
MKDIRFIX NLM 2295 5-15-92 10:02a (Added 1000 user capability)
NCPSPFIX NLM 1760 5-15-92 10:13a (Added 1000 user capability)
REQFIX NLM 1251 5-15-92 9:38a (Added 1000 user capability)
SYNCTIME NLM 2211 6-29-92 4:19p (Added 1000 user capability)
TRSTFIX NLM 1476 5-15-92 10:51a (Added 1000 user capability)
TTSFIX NLM 1227 5-20-92 8:41a (Added 1000 user capability)
UNKFIX NLM 1058 5-15-92 9:41a (Added 1000 user capability)
WSDFIX NLM 1753 6-29-92 4:05p (Added 1000 user capability)

DUPFIX NLM 1513 9-16-92 10:22a (New)
RPLENFX NLM 3139 9-03-92 11:01a (New)
SPXFSFIX NLM1742 7-20-923:02p(Updated file replacing SPXFSFIX)
(dated 12-12-91 size 1617)
UNLCKFIX NLM 1247 5-15-928:01a(New)
VREPAIR NLM88893 8-19-921:18p(New)
XMDFIX NLM 1496 6-23-921:01p(Updated file replacing XMCFIX)


***IMPORTANT NOTES:**********************************************

1. There are some specific notes regarding the use of these patches
with any 3.11 Operating System patches dated prior to October of
1991. These notes are included below under the heading NOVELL
TECHNICAL BULLETIN and should be reviewed by anyone using these
patches.

2. A second documentation file by the name of PCHMN223.DOC is
included, which accompanies PATCHMAN.NLM. PATCHMAN.NLM is
required when loading these patches.

3. Each of the patches included in this release is listed below
along with a description and a list of files it replaces.

4. Also included below is a brief discussion of the patch concept
and installation instructions.

5. Note that specific instructions are given for the use of
FATFIX.NLM below the description of that patch.

6. ASNCRDFX NLM will not work in conjunction with Burst Mode at present.
*****************************************************************

DESCRIPTION OF THE PATCHES

AFPFIX1 NLM
2663 01-06-92 7:22p This patch is only for NetWare for
Macintosh. AFPFIX1.NLM corrects a problem
with copying folders (containing files)
into drop boxes on a NetWare v3.11
server. This patch fixes all known drop
box problems in both System 6 and 7 for
all released versions of AFP.NLM. This
patch supersedes the original AFPFIX1.NLM
version and the correction in AFP.NLM
v3.01.

**NOTE: This patch supersedes AFPFIX.NLM (4-11-91 907) previously
distributed under the name AFPFIX.ZIP on forum NOVLIB, library 8


ASNCRDFX NLM
1508 04-20-92 1:51p This patch fixes a problem that may occur
when multiple threads do asyncrhonous reads.
It is possible for a thread to read data
that was written by another thread.
This problem has been known to occur with
the Btrieve.nlm application if a Btrieve data
file page size is not 512, 1024, 2048 or 4096
bytes. If the page size is not one of these
sizes, the data file may become corrupt.

******************************************************************
ASNCRDFX.NLM will not presently work in
conjunction with Burst Mode (BNETX)
******************************************************************


BIGRFIX NLM
1425 4-22-92 3:36pThis patch allows the OS to prevent
"read" requests larger than 512K from
overrunning the stack. This problem has
been known to occur when loading large NLMs.


CLPHFIX NLM
1238 6-16-92 7:59aThis patch fixes the "ClearPhantom called
with not primary directory number" Abend.


CROPNFX NLM
1040 12-18-91 3:18pThis patch fixes a problem found when a
client makes a request to create or open a
file. When a user makes a CreateOpenFile
request, the server creates the file, but
the server's reply to the user gets lost.
The client then makes a second request to
create the file, but since it has already
been created, the user gets the error
message:

"file already created."

Additionally, when a client request is made
to open a file, the server opens the file,
but its response to the client is lost. The
client makes a second request to open the
file, and the server opens the file a second
time. This scenario can result in the server
keeping the file open while the user thinks
it has been closed. This problem becomes
apparent when the user attempts to delete
the file and receives the error message:

"File in use."


DIAGRFSX NLM
2593 03-18-92 8:21aThis patch fixes two network management
errors. The first error caused the server
to not respond to requests issued by the
network management console (only rebooting
would fix the problem). The second error did
not allow the File Server to respond to network
management requests directed to other networks
connected to the File Server other than the
Internal Network.


DIRLPFIX NLM
1508 12-12-91 1:07p This patch fixes a problem in NetWare 386
v3.11 that results in an infinite loop
when the DOS DIR command is used in a
subdirectory where more than 65,535 files
exist. This loop will also occur with
the FindFirst and FindNext DOS function
calls.

**NOTE: This patch supersedes DIRLPFIX1.NLM (4-9-91 797) previously
distributed under the name DRLFX1.ZIP. It also supersedes
DIRLPFIX.NLM (10-2-91 1532) previously distributed under the name
of DRLFX1.ZIP in the NSD area of Netwire.


DOSUNFIX NLM
1910 4-22-92 10:35a This patch fixes a problem with NetWare/NFS
V1.2. If a file is renamed from 99999999.v0
to 99999999.V0, it causes the server to ABEND
with the message:

"DOSGenerateUniqueName tried over 100000000
names and couldn't get a unique one."

**NOTE: This patch supersedes DOSUNFIX.NLM (3-19-92 1662) previously
distributed under the name of DOSUN.ZIP in the NSD area of Netwire.


DOTFIX NLM
1343 12-12-91 1:29p This patch fixes the problem of multiple
directories of the same name being
created at the SYS: (root) level.
Currently, if the user creates
directories ending in two dots: ".."
(e.g. "STATS.."), multiple directories of
the same name will be created. A directory
listing using DIR will show multiple
directories of the same name. For example:

>DIR

STATS
STATS
STATS

DOTFIX.NLM fixes the problem so that if
the user tries to create directories with
the same name, the error message "Unable
to create directory" appears.

**NOTE: This file supersedes DOTFIX.NLM (10-2-91 1351) previously
distributed under the name of DOTFIX.ZIP in the NSD area of
Netwire.


DUPFIX NLM
1513 09-16-92 10:22a This patch fixes a problem in which a
certain sequence of events would cause
duplexed drives to report all mirrored
drives were in sync after a hardware
failure, yet they were not. DUPFIX.NLM
must be loaded in memory at the time a
hardware error occurs with the disk drive.


EAINFIX NLM
1788 05-15-92 9:33aThis patch fixes a problem with Extended
Attributes when two or more work stations
execute XCOPY multiple times. The result
is that after about ten minutes the server
will ABEND with the message:

"Free called with a memory block that has
an invalid resource tag.".

**NOTE: This file (EAINFIX.NLM) was previously distributed under the
name EAINFIX.ZIP direct from Novell on a Field Test (or BETA) basis.
This file has passed testing.


EVENTFIX NLM
2498 6-29-92 3:55p This patch is required by any NLM that
needs object deletion notification.
Symptoms of this bug will vary, depending
on the NLM being run.

It addresses a problem that occurs
when a "delete bindery object" call
is made to the OS. The OS reports the
event after the object is already
deleted, thus preventing the application
from accessing information on the object
when the event is reported. This patch
fixes this problem; the bindery object is
not deleted until after the event is
reported.

**NOTE: This file supersedes EVENTFIX.NLM(10-2-91 2206) previously
distributed under the name OBJDEL.ZIP in the NSD area of Netwire.


FATFIX NLM
3357 4-23-92 12:53pThis patch fixes a problem with TurboFAT
and FAT corruption in general, when multiple
workstations randomly access large database
files. (The min. size of a TurboFat database
file is, using a default 4k block size and 64
blocks as the TurboFat, 64 * 4k = 256k. If
you have set up a different block size
substitute that number.)

********* IMPORTANT SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS FOR FATFIX.NLM *********

It is important to note that the latest version of
VREPAIR.NLM should be run before implementing this patch.
(Use the Vrepair.nlm that is included with this zip file.)
FATFIX.NLM will prevent corruption of the FAT and TURBOFAT,
but VREPAIR is required to correct previous corruption.
The steps below should guide you through using FATFIX.NLM.

3. In order to use this patch, first add the following two
lines to your AUTOEXEC.NCF file after the assignment of
the "IPX INTERNAL NET" number (See page 150 of the
NetWare v3.11 "Installation" manual for an example of
this statement):

LOAD PATCHMAN
LOAD FATFIX

It is important that these lines are added immediately
after the assignment of the internal network number. After
editing, be sure to save the file.

2. After editing the AUTOEXEC.NCF file do the following
things:

2a. LOAD VREPAIR at the console.
2b. Dismount the volumes.
2c. Run VREPAIR on all volumes until there are no further
errors reported (This make take one or more
attempts).
2d. Down the server.
2e. Bring the server back up with the modified
AUTOEXEC.NCF file.

**NOTE: This file (FATFIX.NLM) was previously distributed under the
name FATFIX.ZIP direct from Novell on a Field Test (or BETA) basis.
This file has passed testing.


GETQFIX NLM
1211 03-23-92 2:57pThis patch fixes a problem which caused
a large number of deleted .SRV files
in the queue subdirectories in SYS:SYSTEM.

**NOTE: This file supersedes GETQFIX.NLM (1211 03-11-92 11:56a)
previously distributed under the name GETFIX.ZIP direct from Novell
on a Field Test (or BETA) basis. This file has passed testing.


GETRFIX NLM
1311 04-22-92 3:38p This patch fixes an abend caused by a driver
requesting a valid linked request, which has
been changed by another process. A zero is
now returned to the calling process instead
of abending the server.


GETSEFIX NLM
1463 4-22-92 10:41aThis patch fixes a problem found when more
than 31 security equivalences for a user or
group ID are set up. This can result in a
system hang which may be accompanied by a
message indicating a "multiple abend".

**NOTE: This file supersedes GETSEFIX.NLM (3-18-92 1299) previously
distributed under the name GETSE.ZIP in the NSD area of Netwire.


GNSFIX NLM
2509 05-15-92 9:35a This patch fixes a problem found when
rebooting and attempting to get a
connection to the file server. If all of
the connections are in use, (e.g. 20 for
the 20-user version, 50 for the 50-user
version, etc.), and one of the users
reboots, the user will not be able to log
back in to the server. This problem will
only occur if there is only one network.
If the user is on an internet, a
re-connection will be possible.

The problem is that once a user reboots,
his connection is not terminated at the
server until a time out limit is reached
(usually 15 minutes).

This patch corrects the problem by
checking the source node address of the
incoming packet to the node address of
all workstations the server currently
thinks it is attached to. If a match is
found the server responds to the
workstation, thus re-creating a
connection in the same slot the
workstation had prior to its reboot.

**NOTE: This file supersedes GNSFIX.NLM (12-4-91 2484) previously
distributed under the name GNSFIX.ZIP in the NSD area of Netwire.


HTFXFX NLM
1036 05-15-92 9:36aCorrects a problem when using disk block
sizes larger than 4K and cache buffer sizes
larger than 4K. If a block was read from
the redirection area while copying a file
in the above circumstance, it could cause
the destination block to become corrupted.

**NOTE: This file is the same file as HTFXFX.NLM (1163 03-13-92
10:44a) previously distributed under the name HTFXFX.ZIP direct
from Novell on a Field Test (or BETA) basis. This file has passed
testing.


MAXCDCFX NLM
962 05-15-92 9:36a This patch changes the maximum limit for
the Set Parameter "Maximum Concurrent
Disk Cache Writes" from the old range of
10 to 100, to a new range, 10 to 1000.
This change will be transparent to most
users. The performance of some high
throughput disk controller drivers is
limited by the slower limit.

You may want to load this NLM if your
system uses high throughput EISA drives.


MFIXOPEN NLM
1459 10-03-91 5:00p This patch is intended for all
number-of-user versions of NetWare 386
v3.11 that are running the MAC gateway
VAPS instead of the AFP NLMs. This patch
fixes the problem that MAC users have
when trying to open files that are
flagged Read Only. The user is unable to
open the file, and receives the error
message: "File not found."

**NOTE: This file supersedes MFIXOPEN.NLM(7-3-91 1112) previously
distributed under the name MFXOP1.ZIP in forum NOVLIB, library 8 of
Netwire. It also supersedes MFIXOPEN.NLM (10-2-91 1459) previously
distributed under the name MFXOP1.ZIP in the NSD area of Netwire.

MKDIRFIX NLM
2295 05-15-92 10:02a This patch corrects invalid error codes
returned by the "create directory" call
or when copying a file to an invalid path.
It replaces and supersedes the previously
released patch, DIRHFIX1.NLM. Since
DIRHFIX1.NLM and MKDIRFIX.NLM patch some
of the same areas, they cannot coexist.
To run MKDIRFIX.NLM, DIRHFIX1.NLM must be
removed from the system.

Additionally, this fix changes error
codes returned from
"ERR_BAD_DIR_HANDLE-program aborted" to
"ERR_INVALID_PATH" in the case where the
server is scanning a directory path and a
file name exists in the middle of that
directory path. (For example: Makedir:
dir1/dir2/dir3 where dir2 is a filename.)

**NOTE: This file supersedes MKDIRFIX.NLM(10-2-91 2087) previously
distributed under the name MKDIR1.ZIP in the NSD area of Netwire.


NCPSPFIX NLM
1760 05-15-92 10:13a This patch prevents a zero-length
WriteToSpool NCP from being processed.
This problem has been known to cause an
ABEND:GENERAL PROTECTION PROCESSOR
EXCEPTION and corrupt an entire volume.

**NOTE: This file supersedes NCPSPFIX.NLM(10-2-91 1644) previously
distributed under the name NCPSP1.ZIP in the NSD area of Netwire.


OS2OPNFX NLM
1389 11-22-91 2:45p This patch allows a user to use the
"TYPE" command to view a file even though
SCAN file rights have not been granted.
Without this patch, if the user is
granted all rights but the SUPERVISOR and
SCAN file rights (including Read) the
file still cannot be "TYPE"ed. This
patch fixes this problem.

**NOTE: This file is the same file as OS2OPNFX.NLM previously
distributed under the name OS2OPN.ZIP direct from Novell on a Field
Test (or BETA) basis. This file has passed testing.


PAPFIX1 NLM
1145 12-02-91 3:18p This patch is only for V3.0 NetWare for
Macintosh. PAPFIX1.NLM is a patch to
APPLETLK.NLM v3.0. This patch resolves a
problem where server PAP sessions of
greater than 255 transactions would be
interrupted and fail. The AppleTalk
stack would then generate an error
message stating that the Tickle Timer
popped on the affected connection.

This problem would cause ATPS.NLM to
consistently fail to print files over one
megabyte in size or to return font lists
greater than 255 entries to Macintosh
clients. In these circumstances, ATPS
would return the message "PAP write: no
such device or address".

This patch is for use with v3.0 NetWare
for Macintosh; the problem is resolved
with v3.01 NetWare for Macintosh.

**NOTE: This file supersedes PAPFIX1.NLM(4-26-91 1033) previously
distributed under the name PAPFIX.ZIP in forum NOVLIB, LIB 8.


PAPFIX3 NLM
1310 01-08-92 10:32a This patch is only for V3.0 NetWare for
Macintosh. PAPFIX3.NLM modifies
APPLETLK.NLM v3.0 to resolve a problem
that ATPS.NLM has connecting to certain
non-Apple printers that require an
incrementing value in the WaitTime field
of PAP OpenConn packets.

The symptom of this problem visible to
users would be that ATPS.NLM generates
messages such as "Printer busy, status-
idle" and may not advertise the affected
queue on AppleTalk. This problem is
resolved with v3.01 NetWare for
Macintosh.

**NOTE: This file supersedes PAPFIX3.NLM(6-5-91 1326) previously
distributed under the name PAPFX3.ZIP in forum NOVLIB, LIB 8.


PATCHMAN NLM
9051 4-16-92 11:21a PATCHMAN.NLM is the Patch Manager which
tracks and manages all dynamic patches
for NetWare 386 v3.10 or above. All 3.11
Operating System patches included with
this documentation will require
PATCHMAN.NLM V2.20 or above. The version
of PATCHMAN included in this file is
v2.23. Please see PCHMN223.DOC that is
included with this file for further
explanation on PATCHMAN.NLM.

**NOTE: This file supersedes ALL PREVIOUS versions of PATCHMAN (FOR
VERSION 3.11 ONLY!) including PCH121.ZIP in forum NOVLIB, LIB 13.


REQFIX NLM
1251 05-15-92 9:38a This patch reinitializes the number of
requests made from a station each time a
new user logs in.

This problem was visible when looking at
data returned by PAUDIT. If an
individual workstation was used to login
for several different users, the
"requests" value displayed in PAUDIT was
not reinitialized for each user.

**NOTE: This file (REQFIX.NLM) was previously distributed under the
name REQFIX.ZIP direct from Novell on a Field Test (or BETA) basis.
This file has passed testing.


REMDEVFX NLM
1299 10-03-91 5:04p This patch fixes a problem formatting
removable devices. If INSTALL.NLM is
loaded and FORMAT is run, the 3.11
Operating System causes an abend with the
message "ABEND: Kernel detected a process
switch during interrupt time."

**NOTE: This file supersedes REMDEVFX.NLM(8-2-91 1107) previously
distributed under the name REMDEV.ZIP in forum NOVLIB, LIB 4. It
also supersedes REMDEVFX.NLM(10-2-91 1299) previously available
under the name REMDEV.ZIP in the NSD area of Netwire.


RPLENFX.NLM
3139 09-03-92 11:01a This file corrects a problem of the server
leaving files open. This patch changes the
length of the reply buffer in the StationControl
structure. This patch has a command line
parameter that allows for a configurable size.
The default is 1024.

Changing of the buffer size is accomplished at
the time of loading the patch. To change the
default buffer size, (to 2048, for example),
type "load rplenfx size 2048," at the console
prompt.


SPXFIX1 NLM
1513 03-13-92 12:32pThis patch corrects problems for certain
applications that may hang due to lost
ECB's.


SPXFSFIX NLM
1742 07-20-92 3:02p This patch fixes a problem that results
in a file server GPI in the
SPXFindSession. This ABEND is known to
occur when using Madge "Smart IPX" Token
Ring drivers.

The problem is caused by a connect
request SPX packet which arrives at the
server without the system bit being set.
This causes the server to look up the
session with ID = FFFF (session ID for
system packets), but since the system bit
isn't set, the server looks in the
session table for a client with a
corresponding ID. This causes
SPXFindSession to look beyond the end of
memory, resulting in a GPI ABEND.

The patch adds a test to SPXFindSession
to check for sessions beyond the end of
the session table. With this patch, if a
connect request SPX packet is sent
without the system bit set, the packet
will be discarded as invalid and the
workstation that sent the invalid packet
will hang.

**NOTE: This file supersedes SPXFSFIX.NLM(10-2-91 1625) previously
distributed under the name SPXFIX.ZIP in the NSD area of Netwire.


SYNCTIME NLM
2211 06-29-92 4:19p This patch forces the server's date/time
to be synchronized to the hardware's
clock at specified intervals. These
NLM's eliminate the gradual loss of time
experienced by the server due to "missed"
clock ticks while the server is in real
mode.

**NOTE: This file supersedes SYNC311.NLM(9-27-91 1987) previously
distributed under the name TIM386.ZIP in the NSD area of Netwire.

**NOTE ALSO: This file should not be confused with TIM386.ZIP
located in forum NOVLIB, Library 4, which is for Netware 386 v3.10a
and specifically refers to v3.10a in the documentation that comes
with that file.


TRSTFIX NLM
1476 05-15-92 10:51a This patch fixes a problem found when 9
or more trustee directory assignments for
individual users or groups are made at
the root level of the same volume
(usually volumes other than the SYS:
volume). Although the assignments are
made as they should be, the 9th and above
cannot be seen from SYSCON. (They do
appear in FILER or TLIST.)

This patch adds a check for the parent of
the trustee node that contains the ninth
trustee assignment; if the parent node is
the root of the volume, it checks for
trustee assignments.

This patch also fixes a problem found
when granting trustee rights to an
existing group. The rights appear to be
correct in SYSCON when viewed from user
SUPERVISOR, but these new rights do not
appear when viewed by the individual
user. These rights are not actually in
effect. When viewed as a group member,
the user gets the error: "GetTrusteePaths
returned error 242".

**NOTE: This file supersedes TRSTFIX.NLM(10-11-91 1603) previously
distributed under the name TRSTFX.ZIP in NSD area of Netwire.


TTSFIX NLM
1227 05-20-92 8:41a TTSFIX.NLM fixes a bug encountered when
certain applications execute explicit
TTS, and file locking is also used. This
results in an application hang at the
workstation, and a GPPE ABEND at the file
server.

**NOTE: This file is the same file as TTSFIX.NLM previously
distributed under the name TTS311.ZIP in NSD area of Netwire.


UNKFIX NLM
1058 05-15-92 9:41a This patch fixes a problem which was
causes an ABEND on a 3.11 FILE SERVER.
This is caused by entering a complete
file name of a valid NetWare file at the
file server console. This file may be
located on any of the server's search
paths.

FOR EXAMPLE: typing "MONITOR.NLM" at the
console instead of "LOAD MONITOR.NLM"
will cause the above condition. Typing
"MONITOR" without the .NLM extension will
not cause the ABEND.

If the named file is not an .NCF file the
server will repeatedly display: "Unknown
command" and "Invalid line in command
file-line length exceeds 511 characters"
until it eventually would abend with the
message:

"ABEND: General Protection Processor
Exception running console command
process."

The Operating System is incorrectly
attempting to open and read the NLM as if
it were an .NCF file.

**NOTE: This file supersedes UNKFIX.NLM (1153 1-29-92) previously
distributed under the name UNKFIX.ZIP direct from Novell on a Field
Test (or BETA) basis. This file has passed testing.


UNLCKFIX NLM
1247 05-15-92 8:01aThis patch corrects a problem which causes
an ABEND with the message:

"UnlockDirectoryEntry called with entry that was already unlocked"

This problems occurs when the system tries
to read the primary directory table and fails.
It then attempts to read the mirrored table
and though it appears to read the table
sucessfully, the information is corrupt and
the system ABENDS.

**NOTE: This file supersedes UNLCKFIX.NLM (1247 5-07-92) previously
distributed under the name UNLKFX.ZIP direct from Novell on a Field
Test (or BETA) basis. This file has passed testing.


VREPAIR NLM
88941 09-10-925:02pThis version fixes problems where vrepair has
not been able to correct errors in the FAT or
Directory tables. Vrepair has been enhanced to
now check for errors, and in the algorithm used
in comparing values for the correct entry.

WORMROFX NLM
1081 10-03-91 4:49p Currently, if a removable device is
initially mounted read/write, and then
the cartridge is removed and a new device
is inserted that has the write disable
tab set, the OS does not recognize that
the device is now Read only. This patch
fixes this problem.

**NOTE: This file supersedes WORMROFX.NLM(8-2-91 929) previously
distributed under the name WORMROFX.ZIP in forum NOVLIB, Library 4.

It also supersedes WORMROFX.NLM (10-2-91 1081) previously located
in the NSD area of Netwire.


WSDFIX NLM
1753 06-29-92 4:05p This patch fixes a problem with APIs that
allow users to access files on volumes
where they have no rights. This patch
generates a new handle so that rights are
re-enumerated with each volume change.

**NOTE: This is the same file as WSDFIX.NLM(10-9-91 1733)
previously distributed under the name WSDFIX.ZIP in NSD area of
Netwire.


XMDFIX NLM
1496 06-23-92 1:01pThis patch corrects a problem with utilities
that use the SPX protocol to maintain
communication with the server. Typically the
client will loose the connection to the
server and the following message will be
displayed:

"No more response buffers available"

The most common occurrence is with a remote
printer(RPRINTER.EXE) loosing it's connection
to the print server(PSERVER.NLM), but it may
happen with other utilities.

This is happens when a call to
SPXSendSequencedPacket() resets a session
retransmit count which causes it to NOT abort
the connection if the connection is broken in
one direction and maintained in another.

**NOTE: This is the same file as XMCFIX.NLM(1232 02-19-92 1:56p)
previously distributed under the name XMCFIX.ZIP in NSD area of
Netwire.



INSTALLATION AND INFORMATION ABOUT NetWare v3.11 O.S. PATCHES
Each of the patches listed above are intended for 386 v.3.11 and
are dynamic patches which are loaded at the file server console as
a NetWare Loadable Modules. They require PATCHMAN.NLM v2.20 or
later in order to load.

*** PLEASE NOTE THE TECHNICAL BULLETIN ON THE 3.11 OPERATING SYSTEM
PATCHES INCLUDED BELOW.

Unlike patches previous to those for Netware 386 v3.10, the
SERVER.EXE file is never modified by these patches. These patches
patch the Operating System in memory, not on the disk. This means
that each patch must be loaded each time before any "fixes" take
effect. It is recommended that the command "LOAD " be
placed in the server's AUTOEXEC.NCF file to ensure that
the patch is always in effect when the server is initially brought
up.

Since they are NLM's, the patches can be loaded and unloaded
without ever having to bring the server down. Once loaded, the
Operating System is patched and ready to go.

Unloading the patches will restore the Operating System to its
original "un-patched" state.

Like all NLM-type patches, REMDEVFX.NLM requires the Patch Manager
(PATCHMAN.NLM) to be loaded before it can be loaded. If PATCHMAN
is not already loaded, the first patch will attempt to locate
PATCHMAN and load it automatically if found. PATCHMAN only needs
to be loaded once. All other patches will load once PATCHMAN is
loaded. PATCHMAN cannot be unloaded until all patches that rely on
it are first unloaded. Typing "Patches" at the system command line
once PATCHMAN is loaded will display all patches currently loaded
on the file server.

Installation:
To install a specific patch or patches, simply place the patch file
in the same directory as the other NLM files (SYS:SYSTEM or DOS
partition), and type "LOAD " for each patch you which
to load. Once a patch has loaded, all changes are in
effect until it is unloaded. If an error message appears, contact
Novell Technical Support. As suggested above, you will probably
want to enter the LOAD commands into your AUTOEXEC.NCF file to
insure that the patches are loaded automatically.



NOVELL TECHNICAL BULLETIN

TITLE: Effects of v3.11 Serialization Changes on
Patches and Fixes
DOCUMENT ID#: TB.P.298
DATE: 4 December 1991
PRODUCT: NetWare
PRODUCT REVISION: v3.11
SUPERSEDES: N/A

SYMPTOM: Errors, such as "Unexpected code encountered
in area to be patched" during implementation
of patches and fixes.

ISSUE/PROBLEM

Because of the unanticipated success of NetWare v3.11, the
available serialization range was exhausted. As a result, the
v3.11 operating system has been modified to extend that
serialization range. This modification has required a
corresponding change to all v3.11 operating system patches,
including those previously released. It does not affect any
patches or fixes other than v3.11 operating system patches. When
a user attempts to apply an unmodified NetWare v3.11 operating
system patch to a v3.11 operating system with the extended
serialization range, he or she may receive an error similar to the
one above.

SOLUTION

The modified NetWare v3.11 operating system patches can be applied
to any v3.11 operating system if the PATCHMAN.NLM (v2.20 or later)
that accompanies them is loaded at the file server. PATCHMAN.NLM
performs the application of a given patch to the v3.11 operating
system as it resides in file server memory.

Users should be aware of six important points:

1) PATCHMAN.NLM v2.20 (or later) must be loaded.

2) The modified patches, with PATCHMAN.NLM v2.20 (or later), will
successfully load on NetWare v3.11 operating systems without
the extended serialization range.

3) The re-released patches will not be successfully implemented
if PATCHMAN NLM v2.20 (or later) is not loaded.

4) Unmodified v3.11 operating system patches will work
successfully only on operating systems without the extended
serialization range. They will not work on a newly modified
operating system, nor on an operating system also running
modified patches or PATCHMAN v2.20 (or later).

5) The re-released NetWare v3.11 operating system patches are
dated October 1991 or later.

6) All NetWare v3.11 patches, with the latest PATCHMAN.NLM, are
zipped into the file 311PTx.ZIP (where x was 1 at the time
this bulletin was released) and this file will be updated with
a successively higher value of x as v3.11 patches and
PATCHMAN.NLM are updated.

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any NetWare software, and specifically disclaims any express or
implied warranties of merchantability, title, or fitness for a
particular purpose.

Distribution of any NetWare software is forbidden without the
express written consent of Novell, Inc. Further, Novell reserves
the right to discontinue distribution of any NetWare software.

Novell is not responsible for lost profits or revenue, loss of use
of the software, loss of data, costs of re-creating lost data, the
cost of any substitute equipment or program, or claims by any party
other than you. Novell strongly recommends a backup be made before
any software is installed. Technical support for this software
may be provided at the discretion of Novell.
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