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  • Latest Post - ‏2012-11-23T15:04:14Z by SystemAdmin
SystemAdmin
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Pinned topic mksysb -i vs. mksys -m

‏2012-11-07T17:33:45Z |
Can someone explain to this relative newb the difference between using -m and -i with mksysb? I know -m does what -i does, plus more.

Like many or most I create mksysbs of my rootvgs for restore/DR purposes. I use 'mksysb -i' and that works fine. Should I be using -m instead? Any benefit to do so?

Thanks,
Mark
Updated on 2012-11-23T15:04:14Z at 2012-11-23T15:04:14Z by SystemAdmin
  • SystemAdmin
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    Re: mksysb -i vs. mksys -m

    ‏2012-11-23T15:04:14Z  
    I think the mksysb and mkszfile man pages explain it well enough. The -m creates the logical to physical map files. If you need to have specific locations of your logical volumes on the disks, then do use the map files option.