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Forum: Solaris 07-19-2019
2,799
Posted By jlliagre
I would recommend to avoid doing it. If you...
I would recommend to avoid doing it. If you properly tell Solaris where to install itself, i.e. a free primary partition, existing file systems and data stored on other primary partitions won't be...
Forum: Solaris 04-11-2019
382
Posted By jlliagre
Correct. No action is necessary. showrev...
Correct. No action is necessary.


showrev -p is providing four pieces of information for each patch already installed in your Solaris 10 or older machine.


Requires: list of patches that...
Forum: Solaris 03-30-2019
1,468
Posted By jlliagre
The most common cause is an uninstalled graphic...
The most common cause is an uninstalled graphic environment.

This can be fixed by running:

pkg install solaris-desktop
Forum: Solaris 01-24-2019
1,051
Posted By jlliagre
Try: ...
Try:
/pci@0/pci@0/pci@1/pci@0/pci@1/pci@0/usb@0,2/storage@3/disk
Forum: Solaris 01-23-2019
1,051
Posted By jlliagre
The OTN developer licence only allows downloading...
The OTN developer licence only allows downloading the last release. Previous ones require a support contract.

See Get Older Oracle Solaris Releases...
Forum: Solaris 01-23-2019
1,051
Posted By jlliagre
I don't know, maybe because the end of features...
I don't know, maybe because the end of features is related to versions, not dates. It is also quite possible that the availability of new versions is not known when these documents are written.

A...
Forum: Solaris 01-23-2019
1,051
Posted By jlliagre
T5220 support ended with Solaris 11.3. See...
T5220 support ended with Solaris 11.3.

See End of Feature Notices for Oracle Solaris 11 (https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/systems/end-of-notices/eonsolaris11-392732.html)

> End of Features...
265
Posted By jlliagre
I wouldn't write most BSD, Linux and UNIX systems...
I wouldn't write most BSD, Linux and UNIX systems do not save a file creation time.


FreeBSD traditional file system is UFS2 and the trend is to switch to ZFS. Both of these file systems store...
Forum: Solaris 01-18-2019
608
Posted By jlliagre
As long as there are no overlapping areas, that...
As long as there are no overlapping areas, that doesn't matter.


If your SSD is a $500k house, these gaps sum up to less than two tenth of a cent...
Forum: Solaris 01-17-2019
608
Posted By jlliagre
You didn't lose anything. Disk vendors...
You didn't lose anything.

Disk vendors report capacities in decimal units while format/fdisk still use binary units.

(12502430343-40)*512 = 6401244315136 bytes = 6.4 TB =...
Forum: Solaris 01-16-2019
608
Posted By jlliagre
q1: There are 34 sectors of 512 bytes, but,...
q1: There are 34 sectors of 512 bytes, but, assuming 4096 bytes actual sectors, that makes 34 * 512 / 4096 = 4.25 sectors (of 4096 bytes each).

q2: Yes I did.
Forum: Solaris 01-14-2019
608
Posted By jlliagre
fdisk is reporting 512 bytes sectors but...
fdisk is reporting 512 bytes sectors but nowadays, disks have 4096 bytes sectors.

The discrepancy between the available size (1172107117 x 512 bytes sectors) and the amount actually used...
Forum: Solaris 01-11-2019
729
Posted By jlliagre
Were they performance issues (like thrashing) or...
Were they performance issues (like thrashing) or reliability issues (like coredumps)?

In general, increasing the swap area size is not expected to significantly improve performance (although in...
Forum: Solaris 12-31-2018
677
Posted By jlliagre
What makes you think the script location makes...
What makes you think the script location makes any difference? You can put it in the non-root user's home directory, or almost anywhere (/tmp whould be unwise for example).
Forum: Solaris 12-30-2018
677
Posted By jlliagre
Why did you try to reconfigure X? If the font is...
Why did you try to reconfigure X? If the font is too small, just use a larger one...
xterm -fn fontname
Forum: Solaris 12-29-2018
677
Posted By jlliagre
Okay, better to put this in the post body. ...
Okay, better to put this in the post body.
Anyway, why are you running Solaris 10u10 and not Solaris 10u11?

Why?

These instructions are more than 20 years old and about Solaris 2.6. That's...
Forum: Solaris 12-29-2018
677
Posted By jlliagre
What Solaris 10 update are you running ? (cat...
What Solaris 10 update are you running ? (cat /etc/release)

Are you running cde login or gdm ? (svcs -a | grep -w login)
Forum: Solaris 12-16-2018
2,185
Posted By jlliagre
Yes. The issue is the word "swap" has several...
Yes. The issue is the word "swap" has several meanings. When you say "swap allocated", you talk about virtual memory but when you say "swap used", that might still be virtual memory (swap -s) or on...
Forum: Solaris 12-15-2018
2,185
Posted By jlliagre
Three gigabytes of memory were used (i.e....
Three gigabytes of memory were used (i.e. read/written) sometime in the past by some process(es). They have not been accessed for a while so the kernel decided to put the data on disk, to keep the...
Forum: Solaris 12-14-2018
2,185
Posted By jlliagre
Yes, a process needs not to steal memory from...
Yes, a process needs not to steal memory from another process given the fact that for it to be able to use memory, it first needs to perform a successful allocation.

A process only deals with...
Forum: Solaris 12-14-2018
2,185
Posted By jlliagre
There's an extra "i", my pseudo is jlliagre, not...
There's an extra "i", my pseudo is jlliagre, not jilliagre...

Unless shared memory enter in the game, no it can't.
Virtual space allocated by a process is for its exclusive use. Note again that...
Forum: Solaris 12-13-2018
2,185
Posted By jlliagre
Reservation is a "logical" operation, there is no...
Reservation is a "logical" operation, there is no such thing as a "physical allocation". The only physical operations with memory are read and write.

The physical space that is reserved (thus...
Forum: Solaris 12-13-2018
2,185
Posted By jlliagre
Both the linked thread and MOS Document are...
Both the linked thread and MOS Document are correct.

vmstat is reporting that there is unused RAM and it is true. There is no data stored on that RAM.

malloc fails because there is no more swap...
Forum: Solaris 11-29-2018
614
Posted By jlliagre
Alternatively, you might just move to a supported...
Alternatively, you might just move to a supported Solaris Version (11.4), or to an OpenSolaris now Illumos derivative...
Forum: Solaris 11-20-2018
614
Posted By jlliagre
Solaris 9 is old (released in 2002, supported...
Solaris 9 is old (released in 2002, supported until 2014), but is not ancient. The "ls" command hasn't substantially changed in the last 3 or 4 four decades so identifying the scripts that have been...
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