Yeah, those cross-attached logicals have caused me problems before. But not
the case here; I make sure that all LFs are in the same library as the PFs.

Jerry C. Adams
IBM i Programmer/Analyst
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From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jim Oberholtzer
Sent: Thursday, April 12, 2012 12:52 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: Index Rebuild

Another thing to check to be sure is that you don't have cross attached
logical files. Meaning a logical that is in "TEST" while pointing to "PROD"
data. I can't count how many times I have pointed out to folks that they
have created these crossed logicals in the test environment and they
steadfastly deny it was done. The database always says the truth when asked
about these types of references.

On a restore the logical would rebuild, so while I would follow Luis'
advice, I would check the cross attachments as well.

Jim Oberholtzer
Chief Technical Architect
Agile Technology Architects


On 4/12/2012 12:45 PM, Luis Rodriguez wrote:
Jerry,

Check the value of the ACCPTH parameter in your SAVOBJ or SAVLIB command.

Regards,

Luis Rodriguez
IBM Certified Systems Expert - eServer i5 iSeries
-- On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 1:10 PM, Jerry C. Adams <midrange@xxxxxxxx>
wrote:
First, we're on V5R1. So this may be (oh, heck, IS) an issue.



Every night I save a copy of our data library to a test library,
which I can use for testing (no partitions). The test library is
then saved to a save file. I can restore the test library from
the save file, if my tests, well, screw up.



I don't often have to restore it in the middle of the day, but it
does happen. In fact, today I've done it twice (bad day).
Obviously things go a little slow (to put it mildly) during the
restore. But even after my command returns to the menu, there are
still jobs running that are building indices. WRKACTJOB shows:



Subsystem/Job User Type CPU % Function Status

QDBSRV05 QSYS SYS 46.8 IDX-A.HISLA1 RUN

QDBSRV04 QSYS SYS 43.3 IDX-D.LYMDRL01 RUN



The restore is done by, first, clearing the library. Then doing a
RSTOBJ to the test library. Is there a better, quicker way to do
this? I never noticed this before (i.e., on other systems on
which I have worked using the same technique), but I would have
thought (erroneously it seems) that the indices would have simply
been restored from the save file, instead of under-going a
complete rebuild. The LFs are in the save file. The disks are
mirrored.



Jerry C. Adams

IBM i Programmer/Analyst

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