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on one system we have

lsdev -C | grep proc
proc0      Available 00-00        Processor
proc4      Available 00-04        Processor
proc8      Available 00-08        Processor
proc12     Available 00-12        Processor
proc16     Available 00-16        Processor
proc20     Available 00-20        Processor
proc24     Available 00-24        Processor
proc28     Available 00-28        Processor
proc32     Available 00-32        Processor
proc36     Available 00-36        Processor
proc40     Available 00-40        Processor
proc44     Available 00-44        Processor
proc48     Available 00-48        Processor
proc52     Available 00-52        Processor
proc56     Available 00-56        Processor
proc60     Defined   00-60        Processor
proc64     Defined   00-64        Processor
proc68     Defined   00-68        Processor
proc72     Defined   00-72        Processor
proc76     Defined   00-76        Processor


and on another we have

lsdev -C | grep proc
proc0           Available 00-00        Processor
proc4           Available 00-04        Processor
proc8           Available 00-08        Processor
proc12          Available 00-12        Processor
proc16          Available 00-16        Processor
proc20          Available 00-20        Processor
proc24          Available 00-24        Processor
proc28          Available 00-28        Processor
proc32          Available 00-32        Processor
proc36          Available 00-36        Processor
proc40          Available 00-40        Processor
proc44          Available 00-44        Processor
proc48          Available 00-48        Processor
proc52          Available 00-52        Processor
proc56          Available 00-56        Processor
proc60          Available 00-60        Processor
proc64          Available 00-64        Processor
proc68          Available 00-68        Processor
proc72          Available 00-72        Processor
proc76          Available 00-76        Processor
proc80          Available 00-80        Processor
proc84          Available 00-84        Processor
proc88          Available 00-88        Processor
proc92          Available 00-92        Processor
proc96          Available 00-96        Processor

what is the significance of keyword "Defined" what does it mean?
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Question by:it-rex
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Hi

Defined means represented in the Customized database (ODM), but neither configured nor available for use in the system.

Available means configured and available for use.

To make these available one can use 'mkdev -l <devicename>'

but perhaps you want to ensure these procs are healthy first;

lsattr -EH -l procnn

Check the output doesn't return 'faulty' against the corresponding processor.

Cheers, JP.
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