0511-432 mksysb ulimit

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Old 12-17-2013
Wrench 0511-432 mksysb ulimit

Hi guys,

i'm a student in IT specially AIX.
I'm from france and i'm not very fluent in english.

My problem is about create an mksysb from a NIM MASTER

0512-005 mksysb: Backup Completed.urred for rootvg.
 than thThe backup command completed with errors.
backup: The messages displayed on Standard Error contained additional
        information.ent disk to run the backup.
                                                  COMMAND STATUS

Command: failed        stdout: yes           stderr: no

Before command completion, additional instructions may appear below.

Creating information file (/image.data) for rootvg.

Creating list of files to back up.
Backing up 88248 files.............................backup: 0511-432 A write error occurred: A file cannot be larger
 than the value set by ulimit.
backup: 0511-079 The backup media may be damaged.
        Use a different disk to run the backup.

0512-005 mksysb: Backup Completed.
        The backup command completed with errors.
        The messages displayed on Standard Error contained additional

I checked my ulimit is unlimited and i also checked /etc/security/limits file
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Old 12-17-2013
# 3  
Old 12-17-2013
i didnt understand how to do this thinks :
Move the ulimit call in mksysb command to also cover verbose option

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Old 12-17-2013
Nonetheless, please provide the output of ulimit -a from the account you are trying to do start the mksysb with.
Also please show the output of oslevel -s, thanks.
# 5  
Old 12-17-2013
i'm trying this from the root user

root@NIM# ulimit -a
time(seconds)        unlimited
file(blocks)         unlimited
data(kbytes)         131072
stack(kbytes)        32768
memory(kbytes)       32768
coredump(blocks)     2097151
nofiles(descriptors) 2000
threads(per process) unlimited
processes(per user)  unlimited

root@NIM# oslevel -s

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Old 12-17-2013
Ok, please show the type of filesystem being used, where the output image file of the mksysb will be placed to with lsfs /yourfilesystem.
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Old 12-17-2013
File system type is JFS
root@NIM# lsfs /dev/mksysblv
Name            Nodename   Mount Pt               VFS   Size    Options    Auto Accounting
/dev/mksysblv   --         /export/mksysb         jfs   41943040 rw         yes  no

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