What's missing in a lpp_source? PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michael Felt   

What went wrong?

In my previous blog about updating to 7100-03 TL I was disappointed when I used it to update my nim server at 7100-02. After the reboot ssh was broken - and fortunately I could get access via the console (mkvt on the IVM).

What I "have discovered"! is that when creating an install lpp_source from a DVD nim does not include either openssh filesets (Actually I knew that but forgot) nor the dsm.csh filesets.

Word to the wise!

 
Almost there PDF Print E-mail
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Frame assembled, POWER units in real rails! (harder than I expected - alone!), and cabled up. Need a day to test and reconfigure IP addresses.

In short, almost there with the new hardware setup.

 
New hardware and FallDown(time) PDF Print E-mail
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In case you notice - these days I am offline occainsionally.

My budget is limited, but I really wanted to be able to play with DFP and also have more virtual machines, boot from iSCSI and other excuses for buying a new, though refurbished, system. and

Last Updated ( Thursday, 09 October 2014 )
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Working (too?) hard!! PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michael Felt   

As I tweeted earlier - back at work, and full of energy burning the midnight oil I have updated the aixtools wiki with information about the two latest Apache HTTPD releases. And I have learned how to SMOKE perl.

The tests with perl are going quite well, and while they are quite late, in the perl sense of things - I shall be packaging perl versions 5.12.5 through the latest maintenance version (released 14 September 2014) 5.20.1.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 09 October 2014 )
 
one week to go PDF Print E-mail
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Having a great time in Greece - Island hopping vacation. When I am back I will update the website with news on new service packs and firmware. I also hope to have more news on newer versions of perl for AIX.
 
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