Re: Spectrum SPMAs on NV 5.1

1999-06-15 02:02:40
Subject: Re: Spectrum SPMAs on NV 5.1
From: Guenter Mueller <gmueller AT FUN.UNI-FREIBURG DOT DE>
To: nv-l AT lists.tivoli DOT com
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 1999 08:02:40 +0200
On Fri, 11 Jun 1999, Jim Kellock wrote:

> Date: Fri, 11 Jun 1999 08:48:48 -0400
> From: Jim Kellock <jkelloc AT ibm DOT net>
> To: NV-L AT ucsbvm.ucsb DOT edu
> Subject: Re: Spectrum SPMAs on NV 5.1
> Thanks to all of those who responsed to my question.  I also received a
> note back from Cabletron after posting a query on their web page.
> Despite the fact that the C'tron web site say that SPMAs are supported
> only through Netview v4, v5 IS supported, and the several replies I got
> from readers of this forum confirm this.  FYI- one note reported a
> problem with V5 on Solaris, but none evidently on AIX.
> Regards, Jim Kellock.

Hello Jim,

I have a two suggestions for AIX: I had difficulties installing Version
3.2rev1 into NV 5.1.1 on AIX 4.3.1

first: Only installing with window manager CDE is possible. The
applications work with olvwm, but you can't install. I've not verified
wether you can install using mwm.

second:  don't use /usr/OV/bin/ovw -config. If you do so, most new ctron
switch icons will become smeared out as if they've been washed?!

Kind Regards, Guenter Mueller.

> Giuliano Repetto wrote:
> >
> > I installed last version of SPMA-NIBM on NV6K 5.1, and it seem it does work
> > correctly
> >
> > A customer has C'tron SPMAs on NV v4 and needs to go to v5, but C'tron
> > seems to be telling him SPMAs don't work with NV v5, though OV v4-6 are
> > all supported.  Is anybody successfully using the C'tron element
> > managers on NV v5, supported or not?  Is this a runs OK, but not
> > supported, or really doesn't install and/or run for some reason
> > situation?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Jim Kellock.
> > jkellock AT us.ibm DOT com

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