Installation Instructions for Hot Fix B2N001
Windows for x64
Hot fix B2N001 addresses the issue(s) in SAS Threaded Kernel Extensions for High-Performance Statistics 14.2 on Windows for x64 as documented
in the Issue(s) Addressed section of the hot fix download page:
The hot fix downloaded, B2N001x6.zip, contains the updated files required to address
the documented issues.
Do NOT extract the contents of B2N001x6.zip. The hot fix installation process will extract
the contents as needed.
You must have SAS Threaded Kernel Extensions for High-Performance Statistics 14.2 installed on your system before applying this hot fix.
Refer to SN-35968 for instructions on how to determine which product releases you have installed.
Files delivered in this hot fix will be backed up during the installation process.
However, it is good general practice to back up your system before applying updates
You must have Administrator Privileges on your CLIENT or SERVER machine.
All currently active SAS sessions, daemons, spawners and servers must be terminated
before applying this hot fix.
- This hot fix should be installed using the same userid who performed the initial
CONFIGURATION: No automatic configuration scripting is included for this hot fix. If you have previously configured software installed,
the SAS Deployment Manager may present a screen where you will see "Apply SAS Hot Fixes" and "Configure SAS Hot Fixes" options.
On this screen, you must ensure that the "Configure SAS Hot Fix" option is *not* selected. If this option is automatically
selected, please de-select it prior to proceeding with the SAS Deployment Manager Screens. Failure to do so could have unintended
consequences when applying this hot fix.
The B2N001 hot fix for SAS Threaded Kernel Extensions for High-Performance Statistics 14.2 will be installed using the SAS Deployment Manager.
By default, the SAS Deployment Manager will search in the <SASHOME>\InstallMisc\HotFixes\New directory for hot
fixes to be applied, but will also prompt for a location if you have downloaded hot fixes to a different
After downloading B2N001x6.zip, follow the instructions for applying hot fixes in the
SAS Deployment Wizard and SAS Deployment Manager 9.4: User's Guide.
Please review the CONFIGURATION Important Note above concerning proper selection of the "Configure SAS Hot Fix" option in the SAS Deployment Manager.
The content of this hot fix is listed in the hot fix manifest.
Required only for distributed deployments:
As part of the client install, the hot fix installs an executable file called tkmix.so that must also be manually copied
to the computing appliance. On Linux for x64, this file is installed in
<<SASHOME>>>/SASFoundation/9.4/sasexe/tkmix.so. . This file should be copied under the TKGrid install location on the computing appliance;
for example, /opt/TKGrid/lib. When copying the file, make sure the proper mode of 755 is set.
If your computing appliance uses a shared install, you need to copy tkmix.so only to the shared location. However,
if your computing appliance uses a replicated install, you must copy tkmix.so to every node.
This completes the installation of hot fix B2N001 on Windows for x64.
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