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Forum: AIX 03-03-2014
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Posted By johnf
Two SAS controllers but only 1 SAS controller!
I have investigated further and have learnt a very useful but painful lesson. When you look at the P730 from the HMC you see two SAS controllers, 1 on P1/C8 and the other on P1/C18/T1. I stupidly...
Forum: AIX 02-28-2014
1,797
Posted By johnf
Problems with VIO O/S 2.2.3
I hope someone has experienced this problem before and can help. I have a P730 (8231-E2D) which is fitted with 8 IBM SAS disks on 2 separate SISSAS controllers. The disk type is ST9146853SS...
Forum: AIX 11-20-2012
1,057
Posted By johnf
mklvcopy fslv05 2
mklvcopy fslv05 2
Forum: AIX 11-19-2012
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Posted By johnf
Then as long as you map your virtual fibre...
Then as long as you map your virtual fibre channel adapters to the same physical adapters you will know that the connection will be live and a FLOGGI will happen for the virtual fibre channel...
Forum: AIX 11-16-2012
20,913
Posted By johnf
Please answer my previous question "Are you...
Please answer my previous question "Are you booting the VIO servers from SAN or local disks?" Your answer will influence what I suggest next!
Forum: AIX 11-15-2012
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Posted By johnf
OK now we can explore which files are changing...
OK now we can explore which files are changing and why. Which files are being altered? This is generally why the MKSYSB is only performed when there is very little system activity.
Forum: AIX 11-15-2012
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Posted By johnf
As the MKSYSB backs up just the ROOTVG it is...
As the MKSYSB backs up just the ROOTVG it is generally thought the filesystems will be the default JFS2. Can you be more specific which files are disappearing? Have you any other VGs defined such...
Forum: AIX 11-15-2012
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Posted By johnf
You need to check both VIO servers to make sure...
You need to check both VIO servers to make sure both virtual HBAs are connecting through the VIO servers. We can see from the item above in red that FCS0 is mapped to the VFChost which is coming up....
Forum: AIX 11-14-2012
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Posted By johnf
From SMS
Boot the client to SMS then select menu item 5. Select Boot Options then select 4. SAN zoning. This will result in the adapters being shown. Select each adapter in turn which will lead to the panel...
Forum: AIX 08-02-2012
4,206
Posted By johnf
Where is the mksysb?
Where are you picking up the mksysb from?
Forum: AIX 07-11-2012
1,572
Posted By johnf
Zaxxon Many thanks that was just what I was...
Zaxxon

Many thanks that was just what I was looking for. Another example of Google giving more spurious results than factual!

You have been a great help and I will now stop tearing my hair...
Forum: AIX 07-11-2012
1,572
Posted By johnf
Live Partition Mobility using HP XP SAN storage
I have a real problem that I hope someone has experience of. I am setting up an LPM for a client who use HP SAN storage. In the past when I setup an LPM system the second World Wide Name (WWN) for...
Forum: AIX 06-25-2012
5,667
Posted By johnf
Solved: NIMADM migration 5.3 to 7.1
The problem with a Google search is if you do not ask the question correctly you get spurious answers. I asked the correct question and found a link to an IBM known problem patch.

IBM IV13892:...
Forum: AIX 06-21-2012
5,667
Posted By johnf
NIMADM migration 5.3 to 7.1
I am attempting this for the first time having in the past used a DVD migrate. Unfortunately in this instance I do not have this luxury. The migration starts correctly and creates the alt_inst disk...
Forum: AIX 04-12-2012
9,814
Posted By johnf
Please read your output ...
Please read your output

etc/opt/symantec/scspagent/lib/instfunlib does not equal

/opt/symantec/scspagent/lib/instfunlib

try

chmod XXX /etc/opt/symantec/scspagent/lib/instfunlib
Forum: AIX 04-12-2012
10,864
Posted By johnf
Rebooting the HMC does not have any affect on the...
Rebooting the HMC does not have any affect on the running systems. The only consequence of such an action is if an LPAR / frame were to go defective whilst the HMC is coming back. Also the listing...
Forum: AIX 04-05-2012
8,762
Posted By johnf
You still need to wind forward with the tctl -f...
You still need to wind forward with the tctl -f /dev/rmt0.1 fsf 3 to get passed the boot information on the tape.
Forum: AIX 03-26-2012
2,206
Posted By johnf
I am not sure whether "Hyperterminal" is...
I am not sure whether "Hyperterminal" is available on later versions of Windows. It certainly was on XP. You will need a 9 pin D type serial cable connected to the serial port on the laptop and the...
Forum: AIX 03-15-2012
10,057
Posted By johnf
On the NIM server: smitty nim_mac ...
On the NIM server:

smitty nim_mac

Change/Show Characteristics of a Machine

After changing the hostname and IP address in the hosts file on the NIM server change the machine name in top item...
Forum: AIX 03-12-2012
12,997
Posted By johnf
So where is your sshd_config file shown above...
So where is your sshd_config file shown above from? The following should have the # removed#PermitRootLogin yes

Or is it your standard user ID which cannot ssh to the server? I have assumed that...
Forum: AIX 03-12-2012
23,892
Posted By johnf
Exactly
This is why I asked if they were mapped as VSCSI as the new disks needed re-mapping.
Forum: AIX 03-12-2012
23,892
Posted By johnf
How are the disks mapped?
How are the disks mapped to the LPAR? Are they VSCSI or VFCHOST?
Forum: AIX 03-08-2012
4,113
Posted By johnf
You are definitely on the right track! ...
You are definitely on the right track!

Forget the DLPAR as this is not necessary on a new configuration and can cloud the issue, consider this example:

You have a brand new Power 7 frame on...
Forum: AIX 03-01-2012
16,889
Posted By johnf
Solved
After a lot of work finding the connection infromation of the offending disks and using the mkpathand chpath command I finally convinced the SAN team that something was not behaving itself on the SAN...
Forum: AIX 03-01-2012
11,596
Posted By johnf
mount -v cifs -n windowsip/user/pass...
mount -v cifs -n windowsip/user/pass /sharedfolder /mountpoint
This command does not look correct. Following the -n should be the node name of the remote system. Is the remote filesystem...
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