psrinfo -p needs root login ?

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Old 08-20-2009
kstat can be run without root privileges. Something as simple as `kstat -p|grep cpu` might work for your needs.
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Old 08-20-2009
Originally Posted by Roshan1286
Can anybody explain, if i need root login to run psrinfo with '-p' option?
You don't. psrinfo works exactly the same regardless of you being root or not. Please double check your tests. In the latests Solaris 10 updates, psrinfo is a perl script so you can verify no privilege is required.
and i would also like to know if from which version of sunos psrinfo with '-p' option is supported ?
Started with Solaris 9 12/03.
New psrinfo Option to Identify Chip Multithreading Features (Solaris 10 What's New) - Sun Microsystems
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