Installation Instructions for Hot Fix N78001
Windows for x64
Hot fix N78001 addresses the issue(s) in SAS Threaded Kernel Extensions for LASR Analytic Server 2.1_M1 on Windows for x64 as documented
in the Issue(s) Addressed section of the hot fix download page:
The hot fix downloaded, N78001x6.zip, contains the updated files required to address
the documented issues.
Do NOT extract the contents of N78001x6.zip. The hot fix installation process will extract
the contents as needed.
You must have SAS Threaded Kernel Extensions for LASR Analytic Server 2.1_M1 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
The N78001 hot fix for SAS Threaded Kernel Extensions for LASR Analytic Server 2.1_M1 will be installed using the SAS Deployment Manager (SDM).
By default, the SDM 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 N78001x6.zip, follow the instructions for applying hot fixes in the
SAS Deployment Wizard and SAS Deployment Manager 9.4: User's Guide.
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 lasr.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/lasr.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
If your computing appliance uses a shared install, you need to copy
lasr.so only to the shared location. However, if your computing appliance uses a replicated
install, you must copy lasr.so to every node.
This completes the installation of hot fix N78001 on Windows for x64.