[rescue] Memory for a RS/6K 7044-170?
pat at computer-refuge.org
Wed Jan 24 19:15:30 CST 2007
On Wednesday 24 January 2007 19:34, Andy Wallis wrote:
> On Jan 24, 2007, at 2:39 PM, Steve Sandau wrote:
> > Do I have to use smit to change the console to keyboard/mouse/
> > monitor in
> > order to get the output to go there instead of the serial port?
> chcons /dev/tty0 is your friend.
> smitty makes good sysadms go bad. As an old technical lead told me,
> "SMIT rots your brains." Our drooling lab rats are proof of it.
AIX Isn't uniX. :) Smitty can be your best friend (F6/ESC+6) to figure
out how to accomplish tasks on AIX, especially when tasks can't be
accomplished with vi (ie, modify/read the ODM).
And, there's a few things that are easy to do with smitty and
hard/tedious to do by hand, including some SP system management
While I generally like AIX, I've noticed that AIX's 5.3 NFS server is
annoyingly broken. Even through the most recent patchlevel, exporting a
share to a few hundred hosts (listing them in /etc/exports explicitly,
or using /etc/netgroup) seems to make the system load climb to the
mid-teens, and eventually stop working, even with only a few hosts
mounting the filesystem, and no other use of it.
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