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# 1  
Old 09-26-2009
Solaris10 x86 - How to find out the CPU model and speed?

Please let me know if there is any way I can find out (either via command line or SMF) the following:
1.CPU model (eg. Pentium 4,Celeron)
2.CPU speed (eg. 1GHz)
for this I could get the output through psrinfo -v, but still is there any other way?
3.Hard disk model (eg. Seagate).
When I type iostat -En it is not giving me any message.
4.Hard disk size.

Thank u
# 2  
Old 09-26-2009
use psrinfo and format. prtdiag will also show cpu info.
# 3  
Old 09-27-2009
This looks weird really,
A big Company named Sun cant give a solution to find out the basic things of a system like CPU model or hard disk size.

this is the message i get with prtdiag

Code:
prtdiag:failed to open SMBIOS: System does not export an SMBIOS table

And, psrinfo -v wont give the model of the CPU, it just shows me CPU speed....!!

format command will tell you only the size of the Solaris partition.!!!
# 4  
Old 09-27-2009
your path might not be set. btw are you the root user?
Try this :
/usr/platform/`uname -i`/sbin/prtdiag -v
for HDD model, choose inquiry and for HDD size, choose verify under "format" utility
#/usr/sbin/format
FORMAT MENU:
disk - select a disk
type - select (define) a disk type
partition - select (define) a partition table
current - describe the current disk
format - format and analyze the disk
repair - repair a defective sector
label - write label to the disk
analyze - surface analysis
defect - defect list management
backup - search for backup labels
verify - read and display labels save - save new disk/partition definitions
inquiry - show vendor, product and revision
volname - set 8-character volume name
!<cmd> - execute <cmd>, then return
quit
format>
# 5  
Old 09-27-2009
hi, incredible..
Thanks a lot for your response.
1.I operate with root user account.
2.I tried with the full path of prtdiag -v, it gives the same error as I mentioned earlier.
3.I am using Solaris 10 x86. There is no option as inquiry in my format utility.
4. I have another machine Sun Sparc in which all these works..!!
thanks again. Pls let me know if any other alternative..
# 6  
Old 09-27-2009
Hi, I would find out for you. But seems like you're not running your OS on a SUN system? Is it true? If you're running on your IBM,DELL notebook etc, I doubt these will work. Anyway will try to find out. So where is your OS run? H/W model I mean..
Have you gone thru the HCLs, ?
http://www.sun.com/bigadmin/hcl/devicelist/

---------- Post updated at 02:59 PM ---------- Previous update was at 02:48 PM ----------

What I can think of for now is to check the H/W specs from the BIOS or see the messages in the dmesg output.
# 7  
Old 09-28-2009
Like what I've mentioned, it seems to work well in a SUN system. Eg. out captured from a Sun Ultra 40 workstation
Code:
root@unknown # uname -a
SunOS unknown 5.10 Generic_141415-03 i86pc i386 i86pc
root@unknown # prtdiag -v
System Configuration: Sun Microsystems Sun Ultra 40 Workstation
BIOS Configuration: Phoenix Technologies Ltd. 1.30   05/18/2006

==== Processor Sockets ====================================

Version                          Location Tag
-------------------------------- --------------------------
AMD                              CPU0-Socket 940
AMD                              CPU1-Socket 940
AMD                              CPU2-Socket 940
AMD                              CPU3-Socket 940

==== Memory Device Sockets ================================

Type    Status Set Device Locator      Bank Locator
------- ------ --- ------------------- --------------------
DRAM    in use 0   C0_DIMM0            Bank 0
DRAM    in use 1   C0_DIMM1            Bank 0
DRAM    empty  2   C0_DIMM2            Bank 1
DRAM    empty  3   C0_DIMM3            Bank 1
DRAM    in use 4   C1_DIMM0            Bank 2
DRAM    in use 5   C1_DIMM1            Bank 2
DRAM    empty  6   C1_DIMM2            Bank 3
DRAM    empty  7   C1_DIMM3            Bank 3

==== On-Board Devices =====================================

==== Upgradeable Slots ====================================

ID  Status    Type             Description
--- --------- ---------------- ----------------------------
0   available PCI Express      PCIE0 Slot
2   available PCI              PCI0 Slot
1   available PCI              PCI1 Slot
0   in use    PCI Express      PCIE1 Slot
0   available PCI Express      PCIE2 Slot
0   available PCI Express      PCIE3 Slot
root@unknown # prtconf -v |grep -i mem
Memory size: 8191 Megabytes
                    value='\_SB_.MEM0'
                    value='Memory controller'
                    value='AMD Memory Controller (HT Configuration)'
                    value='AMD Memory Controller (Address Map)'
                    value='AMD Memory Controller (DRAM Controller & HT Trace)'
                    value='AMD Memory Controller (HT Configuration)'
                    value='AMD Memory Controller (Address Map)'
                    value='AMD Memory Controller (DRAM Controller & HT Trace)'
                    value='Memory controller'
                    value='Memory controller'
            name='maxallocmem' type=int items=1
            name='device-memory' type=int items=10
root@unknown # psrinfo
0       on-line   since 08/29/2009 16:10:19
1       on-line   since 08/29/2009 16:10:24
2       on-line   since 08/29/2009 16:10:26
3       on-line   since 08/29/2009 16:10:28
root@unknown # psrinfo -v
Status of virtual processor 0 as of: 09/28/2009 15:57:17
  on-line since 08/29/2009 16:10:19.
  The i386 processor operates at 2411 MHz,
        and has an i387 compatible floating point processor.
Status of virtual processor 1 as of: 09/28/2009 15:57:17
  on-line since 08/29/2009 16:10:24.
  The i386 processor operates at 2411 MHz,
        and has an i387 compatible floating point processor.
Status of virtual processor 2 as of: 09/28/2009 15:57:17
  on-line since 08/29/2009 16:10:26.
  The i386 processor operates at 2411 MHz,
        and has an i387 compatible floating point processor.
Status of virtual processor 3 as of: 09/28/2009 15:57:17
  on-line since 08/29/2009 16:10:28.
  The i386 processor operates at 2411 MHz,
        and has an i387 compatible floating point processor.


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