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comp.unix.aix Frequently Asked Questions (Part 1 of 5)
Section - 1.127: Updating to 3.2.5

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(Ed.  The following is useful if you have to update a large number of
systems, large being > 3.)

   *** WARNING : Modify the scripts if you need dataless, diskless   ***
   ***           or remote /usr support.                             ***

1) Receive the PMP3250 tape from your AIX support center the PTF number
   is U493250.

2) Create a filesystem with 240 MB of space (60 PP's) and mount it as

   /dev/pmp3250  -  /pub/pmp3250

3) Insert the tape (blocksize is 512) and install PTF U422467

   # installp -BXacgq -d /dev/rmt0 bos.obj 3.2.0.0.U422467

4) Use the following script to load the tape in the new filesystem

   # cd /pub/pmp3250
   # mktape2disk.sh 0 447             <<-- read 447 files from rmt0

[ The mktape2disk.sh script has been moved to section 8.05 ]

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