This procedure demonstrates how to easily use the “luxadm” command to set the “boot-device” Open Boot Prom (OBP) parameter from a system booted from cdrom or in single user mode. The command will change the “boot-device” setting at the OS level and at the same time, change the “boot-device” setting at the OBP level. This […]
How to create an OBP boot device alias in Solaris [SPARC]
These aliases are created to simplify access to hardware devices at the OBP level. They can be used in place of the full OBP hardware path at the “ok” prompt. When viewed via the “devalias” command at the prom level, they are listed in the form of the alias name followed by the full hardware […]
Solaris : How to unconfigure and configure a cpu/memory board using cfgadm
Question : How to unconfigure and configure a cpu/memory board using cfgadm on Sun Enterprise E6800/E6900 Answer : To un-configure a cpu/memory board from system 1. Unconfigure each bank separately # cfgadm -c unconfigure ac#:bank# To get ac#:bank#, run : # cfgadm -s cols=ap_id:info:type The above command will associate the address controller(ac) number with the […]
Complete Hardware Reference : SPARC T7-1 / T7-2 / T7-4
M-Series Servers : How to reset XSCF password
Follow the procedure below in case you have forgotten or want to reset the existing XSCF user password. (This procedure needs the user to be physically present at the server) 1. Connect directly to the serial port using the serial cable and a laptop. 2. Configure the settings on the terminal program you are using […]
Complete Hardware Reference : SPARC T5-2 / T5-4 / T5-8
The post includes front view, top view and rear view of SPARC T5-2, SPARC T5-4 and SPARC T5-8.
Complete Hardware Reference : SPARC T4-1 / T4-2 / T4-4
The post includes front view, top view and rear view of SPARC T4-1, SPARC T4-2 and SPARC T4-4.
Complete Hardware Reference : SPARC T3-1 / T3-2 / T3-4
The post includes front view, top view and rear view of SPARC T3-1, SPARC T3-2 and SPARC T3-4.
Complete hardware reference : T1000 / T2000 / T5120 / T5140 / T5220 / T5240 / T5440
The post includes front view, top view and rear view of T1000 / T2000 / T5120 / T5140 / T5220 / T5240 / T5440.
How to force a crash dump on T1000/T2000 servers from ALOM
The post provides a description of forcing a crash dump on T1000/T2000 servers from ALOM. Typically, when a system hang occurs, it is required to collect a crash dump. In such case, the ALOM break command is the command to drop the system to OBP (ok prompt), which then allows user to run “ok> sync” […]