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    How to Change the boot disk and test from which disk the Server has been booted in AIX 7

    How to Change the boot disk and test from which disk the Server has been booted in AIX 7?


    1. Check from which disk the server has been booted ?

    bootinfo -b

    2. Check the bootable Hard Disks.
    bash-4.4# bootlist -m normal -o
    hdisk1 blv=hd5 pathid=0
    hdisk0 blv=hd5 pathid=0
    bash-4.4#

    3. Now Change the Boot disk. Before Changing Please make sure bosboot of system to initialize boot records.

    bosboot -ad /dev/hdisk0

    4. Now Change the order in bootlist.

    bootlist -m normal hdisk0 hdisk1

    5. Reboot the system

    reboot

    6. Once the server is back confirm from Which disk the system is booted from.

    bootinfo -b

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