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  • Latest Post - ‏2013-01-21T15:06:26Z by The_Doctor
ppereira
ppereira
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Pinned topic How to figure out AIX Version from a DVD.

‏2013-01-03T14:12:00Z |
Hi, My question is; if I have an AIX cd or dvd, how can I figure out the oslevel of that cd or dvd.
I've found out that there are some files like .Version in which I found the following:
DATE=100421170555
FORM=LK4T-1479-14
PART=
and the OSLEVEL file which states the oslevel but not the TL or the SP.
I haven't been able to find info about how to read the .Version file info.
Does anyone know?

Thanks in advance.
Pablo.
Updated on 2013-01-21T15:06:26Z at 2013-01-21T15:06:26Z by The_Doctor
  • sajjadhashimi
    sajjadhashimi
    35 Posts

    Re: How to figure out AIX Version from a DVD.

    ‏2013-01-03T17:56:50Z  
    Are you sure its not printed on the cd/dvd itself? :)
    Its been a year I had to order a cd from IBM, im looking at all the cds that came in the package; containing various TL levels.

    For example TL4 SP3 cd says;

    AIX 6
    Version 6.1
    TL 6100-04-03
  • ppereira
    ppereira
    34 Posts

    Re: How to figure out AIX Version from a DVD.

    ‏2013-01-03T18:24:49Z  
    Are you sure its not printed on the cd/dvd itself? :)
    Its been a year I had to order a cd from IBM, im looking at all the cds that came in the package; containing various TL levels.

    For example TL4 SP3 cd says;

    AIX 6
    Version 6.1
    TL 6100-04-03
    I agree with you that it is printed on the cd, but these are iso images sitting on a Vios.
    I don't know where the customer has the cd's.
    I'm shure there has to be some coding in the files.

    Regards.
    Pablo.
  • The_Doctor
    The_Doctor
    97 Posts

    Re: How to figure out AIX Version from a DVD.

    ‏2013-01-03T20:01:41Z  
    You have the Pub # from the .Version file, then go to the IBM Pub web site & pound in the Pub # ->

    http://www-05.ibm.com/e-business/linkweb/publications/servlet/pbi.wss?SSN=13ACT0011533816126&FNC=SRH

    LK4T-1479-14 is reported as -> AIX 6.1 Operating System TL 6100-05-01 DVD Kit
  • sajjadhashimi
    sajjadhashimi
    35 Posts

    Re: How to figure out AIX Version from a DVD.

    ‏2013-01-03T20:46:15Z  
    • ppereira
    • ‏2013-01-03T18:24:49Z
    I agree with you that it is printed on the cd, but these are iso images sitting on a Vios.
    I don't know where the customer has the cd's.
    I'm shure there has to be some coding in the files.

    Regards.
    Pablo.
    Got it. My bad - I didn't realize you were talking about iso images in a vm library.
  • ppereira
    ppereira
    34 Posts

    Re: How to figure out AIX Version from a DVD.

    ‏2013-01-04T19:18:33Z  
    Thank you for the answer
  • SystemAdmin
    SystemAdmin
    6902 Posts

    Re: How to figure out AIX Version from a DVD.

    ‏2013-01-06T02:42:46Z  
    You have the Pub # from the .Version file, then go to the IBM Pub web site & pound in the Pub # ->

    http://www-05.ibm.com/e-business/linkweb/publications/servlet/pbi.wss?SSN=13ACT0011533816126&FNC=SRH

    LK4T-1479-14 is reported as -> AIX 6.1 Operating System TL 6100-05-01 DVD Kit
    this is useful.thanks
  • The_Doctor
    The_Doctor
    97 Posts

    Re: How to figure out AIX Version from a DVD.

    ‏2013-01-21T15:06:26Z  
    this is useful.thanks
    To be more useful:

    1. the OP could have offered up, on the 1st post, this was an ISO image(s) on a VIO Server
    2. the creator of the ISO image(s) could have included the TL & SP in the saved ISO image name. Something like, AIX61-TL6-SP5-VOL-1of2.iso, or whatever
    3. I could have included a better working link to the IBM Pub web site. Here's a better link that doesn't include my session id -> http://www-05.ibm.com/e-business/linkweb/publications/servlet/pbi.wss <- and then walk your way thru to the Pub # web page

    We're done.... time to move on