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A Journey With 'mksysb'

Posted 01-21-2011 at 10:04 PM by mufy (From A System Admin's Desk)

When the shit hits the fan, you take cover. Or, you cold stay right there, enjoy the spray and get new insights. Well, that's what I did - stood there and it was a learning experience.

It all began with an 'mksysb' backup failing on one of my development boxes. I'd start the backup, leave it for the day, and find the process stuck at one point when I come in the next day.
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Creating information file (/image.data) for rootvg..

Creating list of files to back
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18 Days Of Troubleshooting

Posted 01-03-2011 at 04:50 AM by mufy (From A System Admin's Desk)
Updated 01-06-2011 at 06:03 AM by mufy (Categorising)

I never thought I'd be blogging on a technical website. But here I am, taking that new step towards a change this new year.

I'd not call what follows a purely technical account, but is definitely related to my work and my work is definitely technical.

The last 18 days I was actively pursuing a small problem that surfaced at work. Normally, it is something that people (including me) would brush over considering it not worth spending time on. After all, who would want...
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