Oracle Audio Technologies ORACLE9I B10508-01 User Manual
HP OpenVMS Alpha SYSGEN Parameters
CD-ROM Pre-installation Requirements
the DBA and system administrator may be the same person
The instructions in
this section are directed to the system administrator.
For setting or modifying SYSGEN parameters, OpenVMS provides the AUTOGEN
You can also use SYSGEN, but this is an older utility, and its use is
discouraged, except perhaps for checking current values
You must have SYSPRV
or BYPASS privilege to run these utilities.
AUTOGEN provides a permanent method for setting parameters, and it documents
AUTOGEN also lets you recalculate any parameters that depend on
other parameters that you might have changed
Remember to record parameter
values before changing them, and determine beforehand what results you expect
from your changes
If the expected changes do not occur, then restore the old
values before trying again.
Run the AUTOGEN utility with the SAVPARAMS parameter by entering the
$ @SYS$UPDATE:AUTOGEN SAVPARAMS GETDATA
This step saves current parameters to a file named AGEN$FEEDBACK.DAT.
If you have not already done so, then run AUTOGEN GETDATA to ensure that
the file PARAMS.DAT has been generated.
$ @SYS$UPDATE:AUTOGEN GETDATA
Examine the parameter settings in the current PARAMS.DAT, and if they are
inappropriate, then change them in the MODPARAMS.DAT file by using the
format MIN_<parameter>=<value> as in the following commands:
The MIN prefix indicates that you are setting a lower limit for the specified
To use the MIN prefix, identify the current value of the specified
parameter (using SYSGEN) and the amount by which you want to increase the
The sum of these two values is used for the
Run the AUTOGEN utility with the GENPARAMS and REBOOT parameters by
entering the following command:
$ @SYS$UPDATE:AUTOGEN GENPARAMS REBOOT