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AIX 5L Practical Performance Tools and Tuning Guide by IBM Redbooks

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4.2. CPU monitoring

This section introduces the most frequently used CPU monitoring commands. The command syntax, along with usage example is presented for clarity.

4.2.1. The lparstat command

The lparstat command has been introduced for showing logical partition (LPAR) related information and statistics. The lparstat command resides in /usr/bin and is part of the bos.acct package, which is installable from the AIX base installation media.

Syntax

lparstat { [ -i | -H | [ -h ] [ Interval [ Count ] ] }

Flags

-iLists detailed information on LPAR configuration
-HProvides detailed information about Hypervisor statistics
-hAdds summarized Hypervisor statistics to the default output

Parameters

Intervalspecifies the amount of time in seconds between ...

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