AIX Paging space commands

July 11, 2016 by S4

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Last modified July 15, 2016

AIX Paging space commands

1.How do I determine the amount of paging space allocated and in use?
Type the following:
lsps -a

2.How do I increase a paging space?
You can use the chps -s command to dynamically increase the size of a paging space. For example, if you want to increase the size of hd6 with 3 logical partitions, you issue the following command:
chps -s 3 hd6

3.How do I reduce a paging space?
You can use the chps -d command to dynamically reduce the size of a paging space. For example, if you want to decrease the size of hd6 with four logical partitions, you issue the following command:
chps -d 4 hd6

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