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I use commands savevg & mksysb to do backups on an AIX server.
Frequently, I have a return code 3.
I would know why, but after searches, I did'nt find.
If somebody know ... Tell me.
emetra (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: emetra
we are having one rootvg in that we created one lv named mksysb_backuplv
and normally script will run accordingly to take the backup in the cron,here i just want to know if any rootfilesystem was correpted like /usr or /tmp ,then how could i restore the particular filesystme from the... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: senmak
Can any one suggest me how to take the mksysb backup in CD (VCD/DVD). I have tried like #mkcd -d /dev/cd0, but its not working. (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: oprakash
Working on AIX 4.2 system. On this server there is no tape drive or a DVD Writer attached to the AIX box.
I was able to do mksysb, but I got warning message saying it will not be bootable.
On the new system, I did install 5.3 and now I need to restore this mksysb image from the... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: samnyc
I have two questions. I would like to hear your opinions, your tips.
I have several box with aix 5.3. the rootvg in each box has mirror. but I have a cron that makes a mksysb every week.
Do you think that it the best to have a mksysb of rootvg if I have a mirror on this... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: lo-lp-kl
I'm starting a mksysb with the help of a unix script and the crontab.
The script is scheduled with crontab and executes "mksysb -i -X /dev/rmt0".
When the mksysb is completed the script displays the endtime.
But I also get a lot of cat messages (see below). When I look with "ps -ef... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Peter_e
i just want to take my server's mksysb backup through dvd-rom.but am having the doubt that, while am taking the mksysb backup in image it shows 8GB. So can i confirm that it takes 2 dvds and after writing in 1st cd it will ask for 2nd cd??????
please help me out. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: rrlog
I have experience in UNIX, but more in hpux, have done an mksysb in an Aix server 5.3, and then restore in other server with same model, everithing fine but no TCP/IP configuration and hostname its like "localhost" after the restore. It's something wrong? I've change the configuration,... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: uadm26
I dont have either a tape drive or a DVD Writer attached to the AIX box. Can you let me know the possibilities of making an mksysb in a bootable media? This is required as we have a requirement to upgrade the OS. (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: chrisanto_2000
Am taking a tape backup and the error output shows this.
====== mksysb errors from /opt/uss/log/run_mksysb.stdout:
0512-038 mksysb: Backup Completed Successfully.
====== mksysb errors from /opt/uss/log/run_mksysb.stderr:
... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: balaji_prk