A DLC must be added to the system
prior to use. Each installed DLC is
automatically added after installation and at each system restart. If a
DLC has been removed without a subsequent restart, it can be re-added.
|Managing DLC Device Drivers Tasks|
|Task||SMIT Fast Path||Command or File||Web-based System Manager Management Environment7|
|Add an Installed DLC||Choose one (by device driver name):
then select Add
|Change DLC Attributes3,4||Choose one (by device driver name):
|Start DLC Local Area Network Monitor Trace5||smit trace||trace -j nnn where the value nnn is the hook ID to be traced||
|Stop DLC Local Area Network Monitor Trace||smit trcstop||trcstop2||
|Generate DLC Local Area Network Monitor Trace Report||smit trcrpt||trcrpt -d nnn where the value nnn is the hook ID to be reported||
|List Current DLC Information3||Choose one (by device driver name):
|lsdev2 or lsattr2||
|Remove a DLC3,6||Choose one (by device driver name):
- The SMIT fast path for an Ethernet device manager includes both Standard Ethernet and IEEE 802.3 Ethernet device managers.
- Details about command line options are provided in the command descriptions for mkdev, chdev, trace, trcstop, trcrpt, lsdev, lsattr, or rmdev in AIX 5L Version 5.1 Commands Reference.
- A DLC must be installed and added before you can list, show, change, or remove its attributes. An attribute change is only successful if there are no active opens against the target DLC. Before issuing the change action, the user might have to stop services such as SNA, OSI, or NetBIOS from using the DLC.
- Changing the receive-queue size directly affects system resources. Make this change only if the DLC is having receive-queue problems, such as sluggish performance or overflows between the DLC and its device handler.
- Exercise caution when enabling the monitor trace since it directly affects the performance of the DLCs and their associates.
- Removing a DLC is only successful if there are no active opens against the target DLC. Before issuing the remove action, the user may have to stop services such as SNA, OSI, or NetBIOS from using the DLC.
- These tasks are not available in Web-based System Manager Management Environment.