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How to increase the size of the dump device in AIX

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hello,

I have got this error in the error report of my AIX server.

LABEL:          DMPCHK_TOOSMALL
IDENTIFIER:     E87EF1BE
Class:           O
Type:            PEND
Resource Name:   dumpcheck      
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The largest dump device is too small.
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Increase the size of one or both dump device

Please tell me how to increase the size of the dump device.
thanks.
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Question by:jabirhussain
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This happens when you remove swap partition from rootvg.
You have to use one on rootvg, since other controllers may not be supported so well by sysplanar0 microcode
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leew's link helps with common systems.
I just added practical limitation, that disk upgrades with extra controllers sometimes do not work. (2:1 ???)
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