Updates the Virtual I/O Server to the latest maintenance level.
The updateios command is used to install fixes, or to update the VIOS to the latest maintenance level. Before installing a fix or updating the maintenance level, the updateios command runs a preview installation and displays the results. You are then prompted to continue or exit. If the preview fails for any reason, do not install the update.
From VIOS version 184.108.40.206 or later, a separate preview is shown for the install file (bos.rte.install) when there is an update for the file. After you provide an input for the installation, a preview of the remaining installation is shown and it prompts for your input.
|-accept||Specifies that you agree to the required software license agreements for software to be installed.|
|-cleanup||Specifies the cleanup flag to remove all incomplete pieces of the previous installation. Perform cleanup processing whenever any software product or update is after an interrupted installation or update is in a state of either applying or committing. You can run this flag manually, as needed.|
|-commit||The -commit flag commits all uncommitted updates to the VIOS.|
|-dev Media||Specifies the device or directory containing the images to install.|
|-f||Forces all uncommitted updates to be committed before applying the new updates. When combined with the -dev flag, this flag commits all updates before applying any new ones.|
|-file file||Specifies the file containing a list of entries to uninstall.|
|-fs FilesetName||Specifies the name of the file set to be installed from the VIOS installation. media|
|-install||Installs new and supported file sets onto the VIOS.
Attention: The log file, install.log in the user's home directory, is overwritten with a list of all file sets that were installed.
|-list||Lists the file sets on the VIOS installation media that are available to be installed.|
|-remove||Removes the listed file sets from the system. The file sets to be removed must be listed on the command line or in the RemoveListFile file.|
The following exit values are returned:
|19||All uncommitted updates must be committed|
|20||There are no uncommitted updates|
- To update the VIOS to
the latest level, where the updates are located on the mounted file
system /home/padmin/update, type the following command:
updateios -dev /home/padmin/update
- To update the VIOS to
the latest level, when previous levels are not committed, type the
updateios -f -dev /home/padmin/update
- To cleanup partially installed updates, type the following command:
- To commit the installed updates, type the following command:
- To list the available file sets on the VIOS
installation media, type the following command:
updateios -list -dev /dev/cd0
- To install a file set from the VIOS installation media, type the following command:
updateios -fs ILMT-TAD4D-agent -dev /dev/cd1