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Old 09-09-2009
What are the differences between AIX 5.2 and AIX 5.3?

Hi everbody...
We are using AIX 5.2 in us project and I want to change with AIX 5.3 but we don't know the differences AIX5.3 and AIX 5.2 (especially commands) Smilie
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Old 09-09-2009
This should answear most of your questions => IBM Redbooks | AIX 5L Differences Guide Version 5.3 Edition (AIX 5L Differences Guide Version 5.3)
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Old 09-11-2009
One difference you might want to consider is that 5.2 is no longer officially supported:

IBM Software Support: System p product lifecycle dates

Go for 5.3!

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