In Solaris versions prior to Solaris 8, you can use the crash utility to view the ptys on a system. To use crash you must be root.
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Solaris SDS : Both Submirrors go into ‘Needs Maintenance’ when I/O is performed but no disk errors seen
The following is the Sample SVM(Solaris Volume Manager) configuration of the layered soft partition. d50: Soft Partition Device: d100 State: Okay Size: 10485760 blocks (5.0 GB) Extent Start Block Block count 0 1 10485760 d100: Mirror Submirror 0: d101 State: Okay Submirror 1: d102 State: Okay...
When troubleshooting for Ethernet hardware issues, it might be useful to check the interface’s error statistics, but what do they mean?
Below are several methods, with examples, to check network link status of ethernet interfaces in Solaris.
The NIS directory is /etc/nisdir, where all the NIS maps reside. Create a user in the /etc/passwd file.
SMF logfiles can be found in the following locations: /var/svc/log & /etc/svc/volatile The SMF manifests and methods may be found here: /var/svc/manifest/* /lib/svc/method/* To see the log file location for a given service use: #svcs -l <FMRI> | grep logfile (<FMRI> – Fault Management Resource Identifier)
The most important aspect of FMA to understand is the distinction between errors and faults. Errors are no longer simply written to the /var/adm/messages files for a human to diagnose, instead errors are used by the fmd (fault management daemon) to diagnose faults. Only the faults are...
Steps to configure Fibre Channel (FC) storage devices on Solaris 8 & 9 servers. After reboot Oracle/Sun HBA Driver will bind to all Oracle/Sun Branded HBA Hardware, as well as, NON-Oracle/Sun Branded HBA Hardware, assuming NON-Oracle/Sun Branded HBA Driver have been properly removed.