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AIX Version 4.3 Messages Guide and Reference

Examining Commands for Possible Error Message Solutions

You can often identify the cause of an error message by examining the documentation for the command that caused it. If you do not already know which command caused the error, check the text of the error message, which often contains the name of the command. Also, if the error message contains a seven-digit (or eight-digit) number, the Messages Index should list the commands that could call that error message or that would be useful in solving it.

Check the command documentation in the following ways for possible error message causes:

If you cannot find the solution to your problem in the command documentation, return to "Recovering from Software Errors."

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