When you clone an AIX system, you usually want to re-create all your root volume group file systems. But what if there’s a file system you don’t want to clone? Perhaps it was created in rootvg but is now big enough to belong to a different volume group, such as datavg. Or maybe it’s one you don’t need at all. When you create a backup of rootvg using the mksysb command, you’d typically build a new /image.data file by using the -i flag. That file contains a ...

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