This article is a step-by-step guide to configure SAS controller/disk for use in AIX or VIOS logical partition.
I had to configure SAS disks for my work on an AIX partition and found it difficult to locate any “how-to” […]
AIX console connections(vty) displays are limited to 80 characters width(columns) and 24 characters height(rows), by default i.e. 80 x 24.
There are multiple occasions where one has to connect to the “virtual terminal” to transact on an AIX […]
In the 2013 release of AIX Version 6.1 TL 9 and AIX Version 7.1 TL 3, IBM has announced support for a new “virtual SCSI read/write command timeout” attribute for virtual SCSI client adapter. This is in addition to the […]
Most applications use POSIX threads, usually referred to as Pthreads for creating and managing multi-threaded processes. Threads are managed using the Pthread library.
A multithreaded application could have multiple user-threads and each thread would be having a unique Pthread-ID […]
Use CAST function to print values of solidDB database table in Hex
In certain cases we would have stored hexadecimal values in a solidDB table with type as DECIMAL, NUMERIC, SMALLINT, INTEGER, TINYINT, BIGINT etc. or […]
This blog details steps to “Configure SQuirrel SQL Client to connect to SolidDB database” running on a remote machine/server.
SQuirrel SQL is a “Universal SQL Client”.
Visit http://squirrel-sql.sourceforge.net/ to get more details about this software. I […]
This post is part of the “Learn debugging using AIX DBX” series. It provides tips for customizing the DBX debugging environment using .dbxinit file. If you looking for some other aspect of debugging with […]
This post is part of the “Learn debugging using AIX DBX” series. It talks of the tips while debugging a multi-process program with AIX DBX. If you looking for some other aspect […]
Many a times while using grep we would want to see few lines either/both before/after the matching lines.
While working on AIX, I have seen the need of options in ‘grep‘ to ‘print certain number of lines before […]
‘bosdebug‘ command of AIX is a very useful command to help with debugging of AIX Kernel, Device drivers and other Kernel extensions in ‘KDB’.
In this article I’ll explain on one of the very useful options of ‘bosdebug’ which could be […]
Useful Web Links/Resources for Information on AIX/VIOS and IBM Power Servers :
developerWorks links : PowerVM : https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/wikis/home?lang=en#/wiki/Power%20Systems/page/PowerVM AIX : https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/wikis/home?lang=en#!/wiki/Power%20Systems/page/AIX IBM Systems Magazine : http://www.ibmsystemsmag.com/aix/ AIX and […]
In October 2012, IBM announced the release of Virtual I/O Server(VIOS) 22.214.171.124. To read more about the major enhancements in this release, please refer to the release notes here : http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/powersys/v3r1m5/topic/p7eeo/ipeeo_main.htm
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