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” […]
Virtual Fibre Channel(VFC) is PowerVM’s flagship storage virtualization solution based on N_Port ID Virtualization (NPIV) standard technology for Fibre Channel networks.
If you are new to this storage virtualization technology, IBM Knowledge Center article on Virtual FC […]
Shared Storage Pool(SSP) is a valuable ‘server based storage virtualization’ offering of PowerVM.
There are multiple use-cases where SSP fits better into the requirements of your data-center than any other solution. It is gaining popularity year-on-year with each announced release. With […]
‘Disk level validation for LPM of NPIV LPAR‘ is a key enhancement to ‘Live Partition Mobility(LPM) validation‘ and is being offered in this year(2015)’s PowerVM 2.2.4 release. This article talks about it in detail.
‘Live Partition Mobility'(LPM) is one of […]
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 […]
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 […]
‘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 […]
C program (5)
Device Drivers (5)
Flash Caching (1)
Kernel Extension (3)
Subscribe to Blog via Email
Google Analytics Statsgenerated by GADWP
- pretty print symbols in AIX with kdb, KDBSYM, pr August 13, 2016
- Configure SAS controller/disk for use in AIX/VIOS partition May 15, 2016
- Enhanced num_cmd_elems attribute for virtual FC ( NPIV ) AIX March 19, 2016
- Shared Storage Pool v5 enhancements December 7, 2015
- Disk level validation for LPM of NPIV LPAR December 4, 2015