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When '-O svc=on' is used, some lines contain the system call and some others don't. Trace report files require heavy post processing and text parsing in order to interpret. The inconsistent number of columns forces the users to add workarounds to ...
about 9 years ago in AIX 1 Delivered


The '-M' flag is disruptive in a heavily used machine. If we can specify that trace only collect '-M' type information for a specific process name/PID, it would be much lighter weight. This DCR is opened to enhance '-M' to limit collections to a s...
about 9 years ago in AIX 3 Delivered

Provide shared segment description when using 'svmon -S'

When svmon is invoked with the -S flag( segment report ), some shared memory segments are not being given their specific descriptions. If a shared memory segment has more than one process attached, svmon reports the segment with a description of "...
about 9 years ago in AIX 3 Delivered

Increase performance of csum command

Starting with AIX 6.1, the performance of the csum command has dropped considerably, compared to AIX 5.3. AIX development support investigated and found that this was due to the csum command being modified to use libclic.a library functions. The a...
about 9 years ago in AIX 2 Delivered


Customer is having performance issues in LDAP with large groups. We have fixed a few defects, and had 1 remaining one open, defect 939690.However attempted fixes in that defect have not been approved by devt,and devt agreed to accept a DCR to impl...
about 9 years ago in AIX 4 Delivered

Modify RG status when SAP API has been used

In a PowerHA 713 using the SAP Smart Assist, the Client does a 'manual stop' via the SAP API.After this operation, all PowerHA standard monitoring tools (clRGinfo, clstat, cldump etc..) still show the RG as ONLINE: this makes the operator monitori...
about 9 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 2 Delivered

Do not restrict VIOS command 'lslv -pv VMLibrary'

Please note that disk placement of hd2 logical volume can be displayed but that disk placement of VMLibrary logical volume can not. $ lslv -pv hd2hd2:/usrPV COPIES IN BAND DISTRIBUTIONhdisk0 063:000:000 100% 000:000:063:000:000hdisk10 063:000:000 ...
about 9 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 2 Delivered

Block selection and single-keystroke navigation between open source members

Prior to RDi 9.0, you could do the following: - Have two or more members open. - Select a line to move or copy from one member ? ?to another using Alt+L. - Optionally use Shift+Up or Shift+Down arrows to highlight a block of code. - Use Alt+Left o...
over 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Delivered

Mirroring or (real) redundancy of repository disk

Our customer asks for a highly available repository disk (i.e. software or OS mirrored). At version 7.1.3 there is only a "backup repository disk" available which requires manual intervention in case of a node reboot after a failover. This manual ...
over 9 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 2 Delivered

Console Access per VM via Horizon GIU

Drop-down menu behind an individual VM on the Instances Panel in CMO shows a number of actions possible for that VM, two of them being Console Access and Console Log.
over 9 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered