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OpenSolaris 2009.06 - man page for locator (opensolaris section 1m)

locator(1M)						  System Administration Commands					       locator(1M)

NAME
locator - location indicator control
SYNOPSIS
/usr/sbin/locator [-f | -n]
DESCRIPTION
The locator command sets or queries the state of the system locator if such a device exists. Without options, the locator command reports the current state of the system. The privileges required to use this command are hardware dependent. Typically, only the super user can get or set a locator.
OPTIONS
The following options are supported: -f Turns the locator off. -n Turns the locator on.
EXAMPLES
Example 1 Using the locator Command on a Platform Which Has a System Locator LED When issued on a platform which has a system locator LED, the following command turns the locator on: # locator -n # locator The 'system' locator is on Example 2 Using the locator Command on a Platform Which Does Not Have a System Locator LED When issued on a platform which does not have a system locator LED, the following command attempts to turn the locator on. The command returns an error message. # locator -n 'system' locator not found
EXIT STATUS
The following exit values are returned: 0 Successful completion. 1 Invalid command line input. 2 The requested operation failed.
ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWcsu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
SEE ALSO
attributes(5) SunOS 5.11 4 Sept 2001 locator(1M)