AIX Tip of the Week

Configuring Hang Detection and Response

Audience: All

Date: November 10, 2003

The "smitty shpriocfg" command configures how AIX 5 responds to system hangs. A hang is where the system becomes unresponsive, most often due to run away applications. The possible responses include

For more information, see the "shconf" man page.

Bruce Spencer,