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Using AIX’s smitty tool in maintenance mode.

How to use System Management Interface Tool (smitty)  in maintenance mode? Just, got into maintenance mode and run: NOTEL: Take in mind Function (F) keys do not work here. in this case use <ESC><3> instead of <PF3>

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Recovery AIX system when hang on boot (554 code error).

If AIX system does not boot properly, possible causes could be: corrupted file system corrupted Journaled File System (JFS) log device bad IPL-device record or bad IPL-device magic number; the magic number indicates the device type corrupted copy of the … Continue reading

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AIX hangs on boot? How to debug boot process on AIX systems?

Today an AIX system hanged when reboot. What’s going on? Where can I see the debug verbose log of boot process? Just, follow this steps. 1- Boot AIX LPAR from HMC in “Open firmware OK prompt”mode: 2- Connect ssh to HMC/FSM … Continue reading

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