Migrating to a new release of AIX (e.g., from AIX 6.1 to 7.1) can take an hour or two, depending on your environment. The same goes for cloning an AIX partition by restoring from an mksysb backup. In the case of both migrations and clones, there’s a lot of time spent watching boring fileset updates and licensing information scroll off the screen, waiting until you hear the two beeps that indicate the OS is rebooting. All you’re waiting to do is accept the license agreements, ...

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