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I have a little problem with my mksysb restore. My system: AIX 6100-09-11-1806.
I make mksysb backup of my LPARs by NIM server. I am doing restore tests by NIM server on spare LPAR now. All LPARs were restored allright except for one.
During restore it stops with this... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: Necronomic
This may be a dumb question and the more I think about it the worst it seems!!
I have inherited some standalone systems where they are using the mksysb command to create a disk file image; this image is then backed up to Networker.
My dumb question is how would we go about restoring this... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: gz3xzf
I have 2 LPARs running AIX 5.3. Both are on the same VLAN. One LPAR, which I'll call LPAR2, has a 4mm SCSI tape drive connected to it, while LPAR1 does not have a tape drive connected. I am able to take mksysb backups of LPAR2 to the tape drive since it's directly connected. However, I need to... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: need2bageek
system is not booting ... i want to restore from mksysb backup. (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: AIXlearner
I have an mksysb image in my disk, created like:
# mksysb -i /mnt/backup/lpar2.image
I want to know if this image could be copied to a tape and make it a boot image.
Enzote (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: enzote
I am still working on my mksysb restore.
My latest issue is during an alt_disk_install from tape I got the following error after all the data had been restored.
0505-143 alt_disk_install: Unable to match mksysb level 5.2.0 with any
available boot images. Please correct this... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: pobman
Can a NIM client mksysb restore be performed via NIM (smitty nim) without the NIM client machine having the NIM server's IP and hostname in its /etc/hosts file? (10 Replies)
Discussion started by: kah00na
I have a standard template I deploy for each of my AIX servers. It's in a mksysb format which I pulled via the nim server after I originally set it up.
I'm trying to restore this mksysb over the wire to a remote system. The remote system is an lpar running under vio (no HMC attached). The disk... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: scottsl
i saved my system this morning, mksysb tape, and i have the message: "boot.image exceeded the size....." i have not the end because the message is disappeared.
where can i find the mksysb message in a log ?
the message is scary ?
thank you (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: pascalbout
here are a couple of error messages I get during restore of mksysb from a AIX F80 to a F50. I have verified blocksize and have set them to 1024 which matches both the systems.
backup system is F80 and restore system is F50. Both are 4.3.3 ML10 level
Upon executing via... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Student37