AIX filesystem or logical volume stats

I'm writing a C program to gather some filesystem and logical volume stats. I'd like something similar to iostat -F where I can get number of reads/writes, kb read/written per filesystem (or lv) or better yet a perfstat_disk_total for logical volumes. I found that perfstat_logicalvolume exists in an ...

Mount of Aix filesystem fails.

I am facing the problem with [b]mount[/b] in aix. Let me explain the scenario below.I have a Netapp Lun which connected to the aix host. I created a file system over it and copied some files to it.Next I removed the lun and attached it to another aix host. The lun is identified by the host, but moun ...

to automate backup aix filesystem (non-rootvg)

would like to seek your advice and experience.we have few aix servers. as interim backup solution, we would like to explore the possibility of using tar or backup command to perform daily backup. we would like to append to the same tape, thus the savevg can't be used,since the savevg will utilise th ...

monitoring an AIX filesystem outside of the rootvg

can anyone help in a monitoring task of AIX filesystems which are not inside the rootvg (/sapmnt/SID)?!If someone knows that this is not possible as an "official" statement it would help me too. ...

Memory used in Filesystem Cache

We have a Oracle10g RAC ( 8 node) using ASM as storage on AIX 5.3L. we have 64GB memory, out of which 24 GB allocated to Oracle SGA. We observe, almost 50+% of total memory being used in File system Cache (reported by svmon -G+nmon ). Since ASM (non AIX filesystem) being used here, we don't need to ...

Oracle Migrate from RHEL 4 to AIX 53

I would like migrate a database from Red Hat 4 Enterprise 32 bits to AIX 5.3 64 bits.whats your prefered method ?EXP/IMP was too long (250 GB..)What do you think about to RMAN Conversion ?When you use this method, you must backup database on Linux , and after the backup, do you restore the backupset ...

Ubuntu AIX disk cloning

I was asked to perform disk clone for a company. The problem is that it is with AIX filesystem. I get a message:There is a valid AIX label on this disk.Unfortunately Linux cannot handle thesedisks at the moment. Nevertheless someadvice:1. fdisk will destroy its contents on write.2. Be sure that this ...

Ubuntu unhappy external hard-drive

Hi, I have a problem with a 200Gb Lacie external hard drive, containing some valuable data I would like to get off. A couple of days ago I was able, briefly, to mount it (it only did read only), but shortly afterwards I couldn't see it at all. There were some nasty rattles coming from inside the cas ...

Adding space to SMS tablespaces - alternatives?

I was wondering besides performing export/import and redirected restore for SMS tablespaces, is there another way to add space to SMS based tablespaces that would be an option instead of increasing our AIX filesystem for these ? ...

please critique my plan to upgrade to DB2 8.1

Here is my plan to upgrade DB2 from 7.2 to 8.1 please critique thanksright now not sure if we do 32 bit or 64bit for both aix and db2still in initial planning stagesscott1. Plan logical disk volume & AIX filesystem layouts 2. AIX O/S Installation Process and tuning AIX parameters for DB2 8.1- 3. ...

Oracle 11g I/O Calibration

I working on 11g io calibration DBMS_RESOURCE_MANAGER.CALIBRATE_IO (5, 20, iops, mbps, lat);I am receiving 40 IOPS with 25 ms latency from one disk that consist 5x15k fiber (disk raid 4) on SAN side. I am seeing 600 IOPS on san monitoring tool while running oracle IO calibration.Also when testing wi ...

Oracle Should FRA be placed in SAN/NAS?

DB Version:10g2 and upOS: AIX 6.1, Solaris 10We are configuring RMAN for few of our databases (around 1.5 TB each). Two questions:1.Should FRA(or non-FRA backup location) be configured in a non-AIX filesystem like SAN/NAS? Is this the standard practice?2. For DB Storage;which is better , SAN or NAS? ...

Does AIX 5.3 support JFS filesystem?

Does AIX 5.3 support JFS filesystem? ...

to create concurrent I/O filesystem in aix 5.3

would appreciate yr comments on my understanding on the concurrent I/O filesystem creation in AIX:user requirement: 500GB for db2 extraction1. create 5 LUN of 100GB from SAN storage2. create one vg on one of the hdisk, and then extend the 4 disk to the vgwhere to specify the concurrent IO?3. vi /etc ...

SAP filesystem backup on AIX

We are running SAP on AIX 5.3 with Oracle 10.2.We want to include file system backup process as part of our backup strategy. To test the waters, we are planning to take a backup of the at filesystems level. Following are the filesystems in our production systems. We have a test server (hostname is d ...

OFA filesystem sample layout on AIX

Does anyone have a good OFA Oracle 8i filesystem/disk layout for AIX for Oracle and JDA software? ...

Ubuntu i have bad sectors and my filesystem is turning to read-only

first, sorry for my englishi have ubuntu 9.10 and i have 160 bad sectors in my 160gb hdd.everyday ubuntu says your filesystem has turned read-only so i can't write anaything or save my files. also i can't turn off my computer so i'm restarting and then more bad-sectors are coming.i need serious help ...

Oracle cio on filesystem level aix

I read about these theme in metalink, but it is still not clear for me!We have databases 10.2.0.4 on AIX (5300-07-04-0818) and use filesystemio_option= setall ( Oracle recommended )Is it appropriate to use cio on filesystem level????In Note 602791.1 Matalink said: "The fact is that in 9i, DIO and CI ...

Oracle RMAN performance and AIX 5.x L jfs or jfs2 filesystem

I recently set up a dev AIX 5.3L (oslevel 5300-05) with 10g r2. When I created the directories for Oracle application and its datafile directories, on separated drives, I did not create both filesystem in jfs2. First I did not understand the difference, secondly I did not see the difference between ...

Problem creating filesystem on a AIX 5.3 system

From today we have a strange problem adding a filesystem on a previously defined logical volume. The logical volume is of type JFS2. We receive the following error : j2_logform: failed in Stat(1)rmlv: Logical volume loglv02 is removed.What could be the problem ? ...

SQL00002.DAT file has occuping more spaces in filesystem in AIX

In my database SQL00002.DAT file is occuping 95% of the file system.The filesystem has been reached to 100%.Could you please suggest me what is the solution for this. Can i move this file to another location. Is creating any problem for my db. ...

Ubuntu HELP!! Filesystem check, bad sectors. Yikes!

I have a partitioned hard disk sda3 = 17 GB homesda4 = 21 GB usrsda1 = 49 MB Dell Utilitysda2 = 82 GB Win XPNow two days ago, out of the blue I get a message saying that my hard disk has many errors. Hence, I ran the disk utility and found the fault -'Reallocated Sector Count warning and 76 sectors ...

Ubuntu Cannot mount AIX nfs filesystem

I cannot mount filesystems from my AIX server but other servers such as Solaris are OK. I receive the message "mount: RPC: Unable to receive; errno = Connection reset by peer". This has always worked and still does from my other clients, RHEL, CentOS, Solaris, AIX, HP-UX. Ubuntu 7.04 is th ...

Problem Decreasing filesystem size in AIX 5.3 with HACMP 5.3

We have here HACMP 5.3 cluster on AIX5.3. Is it possible to decrease the filesystems in the shared VG(Enhanced concurrent capable) from CSPOC ? Is there any catch in this? With ...

JFS2 on AIX

I need to understand the JFS2 FileSystem architecture, to be able to parse the FileSystem to get inodes and directory information.JFS2 on AIX and Linux have evolved from the same branch. Can you please help me finding out more about the correlation between JFS2 on Linux and AIX, how the two evolved, ...

Not able to ftp a file > 1Gb to AIX box

I am trying ftp a file of size > 1Gb to a AIX box & I getting an error which says "No space left on device/filesize limit exceeded.". Details is given below. Please help me out.================================================================================= df -k Filesystem 1024-blocks Free ...

Not able to extend the filesystem

all,I am new to AIX. I wanted to extend a filesystem on my AIX box but its failing and throwing the following error. [b]0516-404 allocp: This system cannot fulfill the allocation request.There are not enough free partitions or not enough physical volumesto keep strictness and satisfy allocation requ ...

How to create a FileSystem on a disk?

I had query as to how to create a Filesystem on a disk presented to a AIX host without making a Volume group on it.I usually follow the following steps.I create a VG on a disk using [b]mkvg -y anandvg hdisk1[/b]then I use [b]crfs -v jfs -g anandvg -m /mnt -a size=100M[/b]So I get a FS of size 100M w ...

Unable to shrink filesystem

Anyone run into this one?AIX 5.3 TL3 (with some later PTF's applied)JFS2 filesystem with 592GB total space, 407GB used. Trying to shrink this down to 425GB total. chfs -a size=-167GB /oaphruchfs: There is not enough free space to shrink the file system.Since I'm trying to shrink it down to a size th ...

DB2 stored procedures filesystem full errors

We keep getting filesystem error full messages when we run several stored procedure transform jobs in DB2 UDB on AIX. We added space and expanded the size of the raw volume that the stored procedures use. If the stored procedures/transforms fail what else could be the cause and resolution of the pro ...

Backup process hangs in AIX 5.3

I have on AIX 5.3 server. While taking the backup of the same server with the backup utility the process hangs after showing the message NAKSHATRA diiferential backup started at Tue Oct 23 13:49:28 IST 2007backup: The date of this level 1 backup is Tue Oct 23 13:49:32 IST 2007.backup: The date of th ...

Permission Issue with AIX 4.3 and Windows 2K3

Hello, all. Hope everyone has enjoyed their Thanksgiving holiday. While you are digesting turkey and fixins (that's what we call it down here in the south - "fixins"), here's one to ponder.Gory details: we have a publication environment in which an IBM RS/6000 43P Model 150 running AIX 4.3 presently ...

solving filesystem full problem with tablespaces using SMS containers

We have several large tablespaces on our production DB2 database that use SMS containers. After research we found out that the containers are on a filesystem (AIX) that is not enabled for large files >2Gb. How can I migrate these tablespaces that are out of space (SQL -0968C error) to a new files ...

Error Creating Filesystem (Cannot Format Log)

I am trying to create a filesystem, from a previously defined logical volume. The logical volume, and its log logical volume create fine. These are the only two LV's in this volume group. I have tried importing the vg with a new major, and I am basically at wits ends with this. Here is the error:j2_ ...

ld and $ORIGIN on AIX 5

Greetings,I want to make my executable, which uses shared libraries, independentof any shared library path setings (LIBBPATH ...). Instead the shared libraries shouldalways be searched for in the directory in which the executable resides.This is to ease installation and to ensure, my app always pick ...

Automatically mounting a filesystem after a reboot

I am new to AIX. I am having problems mounting a filesystem after a system reboot. Steps: 1. Create and Map LUN to host2. On the host, to detect/configure the LUN: /usr/sbin/cfgmgr3. Create a filesystem: mkfs -V vxfs /dev/hdisk7574. Create a mountpoint: mkdir -p /mnt/testlun; chmod 777 /mnt/testlun5 ...

AIX Logical Volume Label

This thread is w.r.t to a screnario that I feel can corrupt the /etc/filesystem while importing a VG. Let's assume we created a LV, lv001 with label /test1 and an fs also created with the mount point /test1.If we change the mount point to /test2 the label also changes to /test2.Now I am gonna change ...

!!!AIX 5.3 64bit unlink performance is just 66/sec

We make use of AIX 5.3 OS and our application make use of unlink. Peformance is too low. On SuSE-10 we can achive 25000/sec but on AIX5.3 64bit xlC_r 6 version we get66/sec. FileSystem type is JFS2. Pls suggest how it can be improved comparable to SuSE-10. Our application is about to deploy and we f ...

How to customise filesystem sizes from a NIM(OL) installation (5.3 and 6.1)

Please forgive my ignorance if this is really an obvious question/howto but i'm really stuck and cannot figure this out from all the google searches and IBM tech/book searches I have performed.I am very new to the AIX world as have recently been tasked with managing some new AIX systems that have be ...

AIX 5.3- Memory utilisation is always High.

Our 2 Lpar running with AIX 5.3 TL8 SP3. I noticed that the physical memory utilisation is always been high. Recently I have modified the tunable parameter setting as below. but no luck. Advice me if need furthur tuning require to fix this issue.lru_file_repage = 0maxperm = 90%maxclient = 90%minperm ...

AIX 6.1 EFS keystore/login password syncronization

I’ve been testing the EFS feature of AIX 6.1. I’ve built an EFS filesystem, enabled inheritance creates a few files and everything seemed to work fine. I can’t however seem to keep the EFS keystore password and the AIX login password in sync. The passwd command reference in infocenter says tha ...

AIX 5L and DMX-3 Best Practice References?

I'm looking to locate a list of best practices for DMX3 (EMC Symmetrix) disk layout on AIX 5L. So far, I've located Nigel's website (http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/aix/library/au-analyze_aix/#resources), and the three Redbooks he mentioned (SG24-4810-01, SG24-5511, SG24-6039) In addition, I've al ...

Query regarding sybase on AIX

Recently upgraded AIX level to 5200-10-06 and then the HBA firmware to TS191A5 and SDD driver version to 1.7.2.1 After the upgrade application team came back stating that they are unable to startup the sybase database .when they look in to the sybase filesystem /appl/sybase_source12.5.3 they are abl ...

Hacmp: unmount of filesystem even application stop script returncode != 0

Folks, I am observing following behaviour of hacmp.IF application stop script returns nonzero return code, then hacmp continue to unmount the filesystem. This behavious is undesirable bcz in case application failed to stop hacmp should abort the process of brining the resource group offline and shou ...

Can't find a valid FAT filesystem on dev

I have problems mounting a VFat hd drive. I getVFS: Can't find a valid FAT filesystem on dev hdb# dmesg | grep hdbide0: BM-DMA at 0xffa0-0xffa7, BIOS settings: hdaMA, hdbMAhdb: ST34311A, ATA DISK drivehdb: max request size: 128KiBhdb: 8452080 sectors (4327 MB) w/256KiB Cache, CHS=8944/15/63, UDMA(66 ...

hp-ux filesystem over SAN

In a migration project from HP-UX to AIX. Wondering if there is an easy way to mount an HP filesystem W/O using NFS if they are connected on the SAN? Want to be able to mount read-only on the AIX side for file and project migration in close to real-time environment and not have to deal with LAN late ...

Slow AIX backup command

Why AIX system backup command is slower than a TSM Selective backup command. On performing a backup of 105GB filesystem from AIX using native backup command it takes around 26 minutes. The backup device used was TS3200 Tape library with Gen4 Drive and cartridges and 4GB fiber card on systems.Another ...

how to implement active/active standby using db2 v8.1.2 over aix

I have the following environment setupNo of servers : 2operating system : AIX 5L (each server has 36GB * 3 harddisks)clustering software : HACMP latest versiondatabase : DB2 v8.1.2external storage : fast t700 I want to setup the ACTIVE/ACTIVE STANDBY configuration.can anyone tell me the complete ste ...

script to monitor filesystem util > 90% and send alerts to email

would like to seek your advice. do u have script that monitor your filesystem/disk space utilisation on aix 5.3?would appreciate can share the script (the simple funcitonal script) will do and u automate the checking in cron.Mnay ...

ls: 0653-345 ..: Permission denied. : Please Help .. AIX

Hi, I am facing a peculier problem, From /usr filesystem if i ls for .. it returns the below error. It is only happening for non root users. I am able to do ( ls -ld .. ) from other filesystems like /opt /home etc. But can't do only from /usr.Please help ! .. Thanks ..RanjitError Below $ cd /usr$ ls ...