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AIX Boot Process



AIX Booting Process explained below.


Phases of the Boot Process:


   1. Read Only Storage Kernel Init Phase


         1. Motherboard is Checked
         2. Bootlist is found
         3. Boot image is read into memory
         4. Initialization starts



   2. Base Device Configuration Phase
         1. All devices are configured with cfgmgr command


   3. System Boot Phase
         1. Logical volumes are varied on
         2. Paging is started
         3. /etc/inittab is processed
         4. Relevant Services according to run level  starts. srcmstr daemon controls this


Labels: AIX, Booting, Notes

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