The results of any informative command can be forwarded to the /etc/issue file, or any message of impending doom can be placed in the /etc/issue file to prewarn users. These will be visible before any user can login.
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When trying to access a soft partition after a disk replacement, the metareplace command or any direct I/O to a soft partition will fail with the following types of errors:
The one of the usual way to do this is to backup all the tables and do a fresh os install.
NFS write failed: rpc: timed out NFS write error 60 on host <…> fhxxxxxxxxxx
Below is the Reference to Common Solaris Error Messages and their troubleshooting tips.
In case of printing issues such as no print output, print processes core and others, the first step is to configure the printing logging by inserting the following line into the syslog.conf file
Here we discuss about how to use ‘ipmitool’ to collect information on platform events, sensors, status LEDs, and hardware components, from the Service Processor (SP). It also covers the use of ipmitool for platform startup & shutdown, and SP reconfiguration.
1) Check the related logfiles for error messages: /var/dt/Xerrors (note that this file is recycled by dtlogin, especially, it might be empty after dtlogin has been restarted) $HOME/.dt/*log* (startlog, startlog.old, startlog.older, errorlog, errorlog.old, and errorlog.older) /var/adm/messages /var/adm/messages on the home directory server, especially if users with...
Installing or uninstalling a patch intends to perform 3 main functions: file updates, file additions, and file removals. – File updates update the existing files installed on disk via scripts or add the patch files to replace the existing files installed on disk. – File additions...