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Hardware Compatibility Lists


Oracle Solaris 10
Oracle Enterprise Linux 5
On-line hardware compatibility lists Solaris OS: Hardware Compatibility Lists
Oracle Validated Configurations

Device Naming Conventions

Device
Oracle Solaris 10
Oracle Enterprise Linux 5
disk devices

examples:
   first partition on the first drive
   /dev/dsk/c0t0d0s0
   entire second disk device (conventionally slice 2)
   /dev/dsk/c0t0d1s2

reference: System Administration Guide: Devices and File Systems


examples:
   first partition on the first ATA/IDE drive
   /dev/hda1
   fourth partition on the thirtieth SCSI drive
   /dev/sdad4
   entire second SCSI device (partition # omitted)
   /dev/sdb

reference: hd(4), sd(4)
tape devices
reference: System Administration Guide: Devices and File Systems
SCSI tape
/dev/st0
reference: st(4)
diskette drive /dev/rdiskette
/floppy
/dev/fd0
/dev/floppy
reference: fd(4)
CD or DVD  drives /vol/dev/rdsk/cntn[dn]/volume-name
/cdrom0, /cdrom1, etc.
/dev/hdc
/dev/cdrom
reference: hd(4)
USB memory stick /vol/dev/dsk/cntndn/volume-name:c
/rmdisk/noname
/dev/sd1a
/media/*
reference: sd(4)

Device Info

Task
Oracle Solaris 10
Oracle Enterprise Linux 5
output system and device info  list type of Sun server
prtdiag -v | grep Sun

output device driver info along with device tree
sysdef -D

print system configuration info & device drivers
prtconf -D

reference: sysdef(1M) , prtconf(1M)
view system device info
systool

list PCI devices
lspci -tv

list PCMCIA devices
lspcmcia -V
pccardctl -V

list USB devices
lsusb -V

reference: systool(1), lspci(8), pccardctl(8), lsusb(8)
list configurable hardware cfgadm -al
reference: cfgadm(1M)
hwinfo
Note: requires hwinfo add-on package (available on ULN)

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hardware hardware Delete
partition partition Delete
tape tape Delete
pccardctl pccardctl Delete
lsusb lsusb Delete
hwinfo hwinfo Delete
device device Delete
cfgadm cfgadm Delete
systool systool Delete
lspci lspci Delete
lspcmcia lspcmcia Delete
drive drive Delete
slice slice Delete
sysdef sysdef Delete
prtconf prtconf Delete
controller controller Delete
usb usb Delete
cd cd Delete
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