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capi_get_sensors() failed, status = -1

I got this on the alom interface to a Oracle Sun SPARC 5120 when trying to do the showenvironment command: capi_get_sensors() failed, status = -1 Haven’t figured out the problem yet.

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apache and php over nfs doesn’t work after a kernel patch in Solaris 10

Now we are running 141414-10 but php files in directories not local (mounted via nfs) now don’t work. We get a 504 timeout problem when displaying the webpages. PHP files local to the server work fine though and html files … Continue reading

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recovering name_to_major in Solaris 10

Chris Gehard has a handy post on recovering your name_to_major file. Check it out and subscribe to his feed, he’s always got interesting things to post. Basically it is using mdb -k to rebuild your /etc/name_to_major file.

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Solaris Crash Analysis 5.2 out

Woohoo, version 5.2 of the Solaris Crash Analysis is out now. I haven’t read anything about it yet, but I’m sure I’ll get it installed when I get to work tomorrow.

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list of changed files in smpatch

I was looking for a command in Solaris 10’s smpatch that would tell me all the files that would change after doing an smpatch update. I instead found a workable solution that will work for me: First generate a list … Continue reading

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Storedge 3000 is called StorageTek

I was unaware of this when I was looking for the software to upgrade the firmware on a Storedge 3511. Here’s the link for future reference: StorageTek 3000 Family Storage Products–Related Software 2.4

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panic[cpu1]/thread=d10d1de0: Too many lgrps for platform (4)

On a Solaris jumpstart with Update 6 on an amd64 machine came up with this error using the x86.miniroot that it came with: panic[cpu1]/thread=d10d1de0: Too many lgrps for platform (4) I grabbed the x86.miniroot from the 200805 version of Solaris … Continue reading

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Solaris 10 patching: No patches required

We ran into a problem where we weren’t getting any newer updates than a certain patch. Smpatch always kept saying:   smpatch analyze No patches required.   I know there were new patches because Update 6 came out and there … Continue reading

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clearing boot archive not in failsafe

The other day we had a Solaris 10 server turn off because the power was cut. As a result unfortunately, I couldn’t net boot or anything and the failsafe didn’t have the CPQary3 driver for the hard drive and just … Continue reading

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root_archive broken, can’t boot from Update 6 failsafe

=== Update 05/13/2009 === Looks like if I take the multiboot from /platform/i86pc/multiboot or from the update 6 dvd and put it into /boot/multiboot.update6 and then edit the grub menu too boot off that in the failsafe, it works fine! … Continue reading

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