From: Jay West <>
Date: Wed Mar 31 17:53:54 2004

Lyle wrote...
> I've worked extensively with Solaris, IRIX, Linux, and AIX for over twenty
> years (not Linux - only since release 0.9?) - and in my opinion, AIX has
> features that from it's inception were better than it's competitors -
> Volumes when no one else had them - and SMIT - which made system
> administration simple. I've worked with AIX on accounts which had
> from mainframes to AIX - and was pleased to find it could scale to meet
> challenge.

HP has had LVM for as long as I can remember as an optional add-on, and SAM
even longer. Wasn't SAM around long before SMIT? I vaguely recall thinking
that SAM came out first and IBM copied the idea but I'm not at all sure at
this. Anyone know for sure and can set me straight?

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