VSCSI/NPIV : useful one-liners for lsmap command

Update : I juste realized I never did the same quick one-liner for the NPIV case, which is indeed what my servers are built on , I’m fixing it right now ! VSCSI When working with VSCSI mode, I always

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HMC : Do you have any « pending » values on your power server ?

We encountered this weird ouput on the p795’s propoerties on the HMC, I never saw that before : After a few research, I managed to find the partitions which had some pending values (I assumed this was the problem): As

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How to remove these *!@# ^M symbols at the end of each MSDOS-imported files ?!

It must be THE most annoying thing in the UNIX world : getting a file which has been created with Windows, or MS-DOS, and having these ^M end-of-line characters (which represents the odd carriage return characters in the Windows world)

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AIX + HDLM restored from cloned mksysb : VG creation or alt_disk_copy problem

Context Few days ago I had a problem with an alt_disk_copy action on one of my systems (running with HDLM), which was freshly restored via mksysb (from another host), causing this error :

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Display the UDID and UUID of a physical volume

Thank to Urban Biel on  twitter and this post  I just discovered an interesting (but not new) option for lspv command  :  -u ! (available for AIX 6.1 TL07 and  AIX 7.1 TL01), which displays the UDID and UUID of the

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