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umount help
hi all,

I inherit a Solaris7 system with /home mounted via a share from the NFS server. When I look at mnttab, there are two entries mounted under /home. Let's say they are server:/home/a and...
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change date on OpenBoot
hi all,

I wonder how to change the date and timezone in OpenBoot prompt. Appreciate any idea.

Thanks in advance
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Posted By andrec
ROM Rev upgrade?
hi all,

I have a sparc5 with ROM Rev 2.15. Is it possible to upgrade to a higher rev?

Thanks in advance.
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Posted By andrec
I don't have Shell access. Can I still tar the...
I don't have Shell access. Can I still tar the remote files?
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Posted By andrec
Thx for your reply. I am ftp'g a directory. ...
Thx for your reply.

I am ftp'g a directory. There are "symbolic link" files in there that point to files under the same directory tree. If I can't just download the LINK only, I will ftp some...
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Posted By andrec
get symbolic link file
hi all,

I am trying to ftp and get some symbolic link file as it is instead of getting whatever it is pointing at. Is it do-able?

Thx in advance.
5,164
Posted By andrec
Would you print out your resolv.conf? I suspect...
Would you print out your resolv.conf? I suspect that there is a problem there.
1,978
Posted By andrec
Thanks rwb1959. It works. I am reading the...
Thanks rwb1959.

It works. I am reading the chapter about Shell Programming of "Learning the Korn Shell" from O'Reilly. I am trying out e.gs. However, they don't have the two lines:

xyz...
1,978
Posted By andrec
simple function
hi all,

I am new to Shell Programming. I had a simple function here:

function xyz {
print "test"
}

I save the file as "abc" and give X to all. After I type abc from the...
5,689
Posted By andrec
I found it. I find the following steps...
I found it.

I find the following steps working for me to connect to a network printer and I'd like to share it with all of you.

steps:
============
1. lpsystem -t bsd printer-server-name . ...
5,689
Posted By andrec
lpadmin help
hi all,

I can add a network printer with ADMINTOOL. However, I have a problem to add a network printer using lpadmin on my Sparc Solaris 8 box.

Here's the detail:
===============
lpadmin...
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du
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Posted By andrec
I guess my question is: from where I can find out...
I guess my question is: from where I can find out the smallest chunk of disks that needs to be assigned to a file?

Also, let's say it's 1k, then, is there anyway I could change it (probably...
3
du
3,512
Posted By andrec
du
I have a question about the use of du. I understand that du reports the number of 512-byte blocks of disk usage used in the directory and below.

However, with only 3 small files (file a is 64...
2,565
Posted By andrec
Is there a fix for this?
Is there a fix for this?
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Posted By andrec
With ksh, I think you should use 'r' instead of...
With ksh, I think you should use 'r' instead of '!'.
2,214
Posted By andrec
remove application
hi all,
I have a newbie question. I don't seem to find a program that simulate ADD/REMOVE program on WINxx. Is there any rule or typical way of how application is removed?
Thanks in advance.
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Posted By andrec
Yes, root can't telnet into the SunOS 5.8 box...
Yes, root can't telnet into the SunOS 5.8 box until the line
CONSOLE=/dev/console is commented out.
Thanks for all the input.
23,545
Posted By andrec
Not on System Console; Connection to host lost.
hi all,
When I telnet my W2k machine to my Solaris8 machine, after typing my login name and password prompt, I get the following msg immediately.
====
Not on System Console.
Connection to host...
5,187
Posted By andrec
Thank you. That helps a lot.
Thank you. That helps a lot.
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Posted By andrec
df -k results below: ...
df -k results below:

========================
Filesystem kbytes used avail cap. Mtd. on
/dev/dsk/c0t0d0s0 1252895 878583 311668 74% /
/proc ...
5,187
Posted By andrec
Thanks for the reply. My question is more about...
Thanks for the reply. My question is more about why that the df -k will produce 2 lines about swap, instead of 1.
2,152
Posted By andrec
Thank you for the reply. I am running Solaris8. ...
Thank you for the reply. I am running Solaris8. I did try to run an audio player under the application manager | Desktop control but it does not play it as I expect.
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Posted By andrec
SWAP and TMPFS on Solaris8
hi,
With Solaris 8. after I enter df -k, I see 2 lines of SWAP; one is mounted on /var/run while the other is on /tmp.
I remembered that I set up only 1 swap during the installation. Then, a...
2,152
Posted By andrec
play cd? how?
hi all,
How do I set up my cdrom to play some regular audio cd (not cd-r or cd-rw). I know that my cdrom has been mounted as it does pop up the file manager if I put in, e.g., the office52 cd. ...
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Posted By andrec
env file
hi all,

My newbie question is: where is the "env" file?

I can define some settings via .profile (with Korn Shell). However, where is the env file that specifies the default PATH, LANG,...
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