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Update BIOS on Sun Fire X4150 server

I have some Sun Fire X4150 servers with a very old BIOS release (1ADQW015), which seems to have some compatibility problems with WMware ESX Server 3.5 and Windows 2008 R2 virtual machines; so I want ...
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Identifying failed hard drive in RAID

I have a server which is running customized version of Debian. It is attached a sun storage raid. It has very limited tools and installing new tools is not allowed. :( This message I see in dmesg: ...
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Sun Netra 240 not booting to ALOM

I inherited a Sun Netra 240 with no OS installed (indeed, with no hard drives). I did some googling, and came up with a few manuals, all of which I downloaded: Netra 240 PROM Guide Netra 240 ALOM ...
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cdrom redirection fails on ILOM for Sun x4600 M2

We have been able to successfully redirect the ILOM on this x4600 M2 in the past, but for some reason now we are getting an error that says "CD-ROM image redirection failed to start": We have also ...
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Using Sun Netra 240 to Host asp.net Web page

My boss was offered a Sun Netra 240 server, still in the box. The machine,purchased in 2008, is has two single core 1.5GHZ processors and two gigabytes of RAM. My boss asked if it would be worth ...
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access preboot menu sun x4170

I bought a second hand sun x4170 and need to reset the ilom password. I get output to serial console, but can't access the preboot menu as described by oracle. (by pressing the locate button) Can ...
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Proper way to create a zfs off an existing directory?

Lets say I have an rpool with etc/ as a regular directory within it and now I want to create a separate zfs rpool/etc, obviously inheriting all the data I had in original /etc. What would be the most ...
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Xm setup on SunFire X4200

I'm trying to set a Xen VM on a SunFire X4200. I'm using Debian Wheezy and have followed this guide https://wiki.debian.org/Xen which I used in previous attempts on different servers and worked ...
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Can a Sun rack be converted to a normal rack?

The Sun rack with PN 595-5953-01 does not use the normal rails like HP and IBM uses. Does there exist Sun rails so standard servers can be put in it? Or perhaps those L-shelves, where you lay the ...
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How does an UltraSPARC IV+ compare to Intel

I'm trying to compare an 2.1 GHz UltraSPARC IV+ to something I'm more familiar with, and Intel seems to be the benchmark. What would be a comparable processor on the Intel side?
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Exit from SP mode on SUN FIR X2270

i have sun fire x2270 , iam able to log in on sp mode and here i want to start my console mean i want the access of # mode. -> cd /SP/console /SP/console -> start Are you sure you want to start ...
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Is there a Informix command to repair database?

We have a Sun Solaris system running Avaya CMS software. The software uses an Informix database. We have a single drive in the server. The drive began to go bad, corrupting files. We sourced a new ...
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Can't access my Sun X2270 Fire Server BIOS/ILOM

I just purchased two 2nd hand Sun X2270 Intel servers and i can't boot or access them. They have a Service Processor installed but i don't get any signal on VGA output. If i add an ethernet to the ...
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How to dump BIOS from running Sun Blade 1500?

I'd like to replace an old-aged Sun Blade 1500 Red running SunOS 5.8 by a Qemu-based Virtual Machine. Tutorials like this describe how to do this with older hardware, but as I need to run SPARC64 ...
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SGE job does not run with -l hostname, but okay without it

I'm trying to submit job on specific computing node using sun grid engine, 6.2u5. If I submit job without hostname in batch file, It's running well. But, if I put "#@ -l h=node20" into batch file to ...
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ipmitool and ALOM (Sun T2000)

ipmitool -vv -I lan -H srv-alom -U admin sdr ipmitool -vv -I lanplus -H srv-alom -U admin sdr or ipmitool -vv -I lan -H srv-alom -U admin sensor ipmitool -vv -I lanplus -H srv-alom -U admin sensor ...
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Did the solar event mess up my wireless printers?

I have 5 wireless printers on my network, Brother HL-2170CWs, and not long after the massive solar flare on Tuesday, 2 of the 5 wireless printers are failing to connect to the network.
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Find number of unused disk bays on a Sun/Oracle server running Solaris

How can you find the number of unused disk bays on a Sun/Oracle server running Solaris? I have a Oracle T3-1 server with four disks. Now I would like to find out how many disks more I can insert. ...
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solaris 9 + metastat + State: Unavailable

please advice I have Netra HW machine with Solaris 9 from metastat command I see the following problems "State: Unavailable" , I give here partial output because the output is very long please ...
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Where to get FW/BIOS for Sun Fire X4150

I have been trying to get the lastest software for the X4150. I get to this link http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/systems/patches/firmware/release-history-jsp-138416.html#X4150 but it gets me no ...
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Sun Grid Engine : jobs are not well balanced

I use Open Grid Scheduler (a fork/copy of Sun Grid Engine). I have tried this configuration from master: # qconf -mattr exechost complex_values slots=8 slave2 # qconf -mq all.q | grep slots slots ...
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How to get Sun X4100 Firmware updates from Oracle?

This document directs how to get there, but it is for the old Sun website. http://download.oracle.com/docs/cd/E19569-01/820-1188-12/core_ilom_firmware.html#50413605_67571 Download the flash image ...
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Sun X4100 power supply failure LED on, but PSU working

I have a Sun X4100 with dual power supplies. The "rear PSU" LED comes on after the system is powered on and has gone through the self-test. Both power supplies are working just fine -- I can take out ...
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Sun T2000 SC Log file

Is there a SC log file for the Sun T2000? I'm hoping to track down a possible power problem. So if you have any suggestions outside of a log file... that would be great. What makes me think its a ...
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Sun Fire X4200 (not M2) Firmware (BIOS/ILOM)?

i've running BIOS/ILOM 1.0 and it sucks with the hyperthreading sync error flood :( I just got my hands on a nice Sun Fire x64 server but I'm in a bit of a bind.  I need BIOS and ILOM files for a Sun ...
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Solaris Service not showing any status in svcs

I'm creating a solaris service using SMF by following steps: Create SMF manifest Import manifest via svccfg Enable it using svcadm Check status using svcs Now in this process i had frequently ...
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Solaris: information on sparc hardware

I'm having 2 solaris machines to manage, So i want to write my own scripts for getting various information. I'm able to get most of the information but not able to retrieve following: Chassis type ...
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Sun T5120: Memory issue with 8GB DIMMs, “Unsupported memory configuration”

I'm trying to upgrade RAM in a Sun T5120 server, replacing 2GB (Sun P/N: 501-7953-01) with 8GB DIMMs (Sun P/N: 511-1262-01). When bringing up the host system, I get the following errors on the ILOM: ...
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Restore old SunOS tapes

I have some old SunOS tapes I need to look at the table of contents before I shred them. Is there a Linux solution to restore these tapes?
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SFTP - Unable to Overwrite File - “EOF received from remote side”

I am working with a customer to troubleshoot an error they have when trying to overwrite/"PUT" a file to our SFTP site. When the root directory is empty and they try to upload the file there is no ...
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ILOM (Integrated Lights Out Manager) “Too many users are logged in” message

Upon entering the web interface of a sun server and when trying to login the following message appears: Too many users are logged in Can anyone advise me on what this means, or how to fix it?
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Corrupt label; bad magic number

While trying to install Solaris 10 on a Sun Blade 2500 Silver, I got an error: OpenBoot indicates me a problem with the hard drive: "Corrupt label; bad magic number". Later, during the Solaris ...
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Sun Solaris 10, /opt folder accidentally become file

While i was copying some files in /opt folder through WINSC, the /opt folder become file. Can you please inform how to make this again in folder?
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Installing Solaris 10 on a Sun Blade 2500 Silver

I recently bought a used Sun Blade 2500 Silver. The system has been completly wiped, so I get an OpenBoot prompt when I boot. When I look on Oracle's compatibility page, I can see the station is able ...
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Identify and/or clear alarm on Sunfire X4200 via ILOM

I've got a customer with a remotely-hosted X4200 and all they know is that there is an amber alarm light on the front of the server. I've been asked to identify the offending component (if any) and ...
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Compatibility of (legacy) Sun Hardware?

I have a couple (well a lot more than that..but for the sake of the brevity.) of sun enterprise 250 servers with solaris installed on them. I want to know if any version/flavor/distro of linux can be ...
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SUN X4250 OS SuSe - ILOM IP?

is there a way or command if im login to SuSe Linux shell which can show me the ILOM IP address. Machine type SUN Netra X4250.
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power off x4600 server via ilom

Does anybody know how to power of a x4600 system via ilom. To reset the command is: reset /SYS But i never found a power off command. BR, Rene
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Have I bricked my Sun V20z?

I have a small pile of Sun V20z computers. I was trying to update the SP and BIOS firmwares in order to bring them all up to the same standard -- mostly to get the updated (ie actually useful) SP ...
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“Attach to native process failed” with Apache 2.0 Agent 2.202 for RHEL5 Linux 64bit

In trying to install Apache 2.0 Agent 2.202 for RHEL5 Linux 64bit, the dialogue appears as follows. # export JAVAHOME=/usr/java/jdk1.6.0_24/; echo $JAVAHOME /usr/java/jdk1.6.0_24/ # ./setup ...
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Manually installing Sun Java and Debian/Ubuntu virtual java packages

I've installed Sun Java 6 manually since Canonical has removed it from its package repo (I use Ubuntu 12.04). Now I have the following problem: when I want to install a package which depends on Java ...
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unable to install sun jdk on ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 12.04 x64 and I'm trying to install sun jdk for opennms. sudo apt-get install sun-java6-jdk when i run above given command i get following msg: root@fido:~# sudo apt-get install ...
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Pinout: RJ-45 to DB25 adapter for SunBlade 2000

Our suite got new carpet this weekend, and as I was moving the machines out of the way I pulled apart the serial adapter. The RJ-45 clip held fast, and the metal body was screwed tight to the machine ...
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Sun-JRE on CentOS-4.8 RPM error: post-install scriptlet failed, exit status 5

I have a server with CentOS 4.8 installed. The provided is rubbish, but there's only a few months left, and they're busy being sued by Chase bank, so I doubt I can get CentOS 5. I wiped the server ...
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How can I connect to some old Sun servers?

We have some old Sun servers (V125, V210, V240, T2000 amongst others) sitting unused and I've been asked to find out if there is anything useful on them before they get wiped and disposed of. ...
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Ultra 20 won't boot if second hard drive added

I have an aged Ultra 20 (AMD) running Solaris 10 that boots fine as long as another hard drive has not been added to the bus; with the second drive added, I can't even get to BIOS settings, instead ...
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Resetting SP password using jumper P20 doesn't work on Sun Fire x4600 M2

The Sun Fire X4600 M2 Servers Service Manual says installing a shorting jumper across the P20 header pins will reset the SP password and clear the BIOS password. I installed the jumper then powered up ...
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How do I wipe a Sun Santricity SAN Array

I need to wipe all data from an out of support SUN Santricity array before we send it to EMC for a trade in. (Yes EMC is took our SUN in part for a CX-480) Does anyone have advice on how to wipe ...
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Can a SUN ALOM system (non-CMT) send SNMP traps?

I configured Nagios to receive passive service checks via SNMP traps from SUN remote management boards (ILOM/ALOM in their slang). This works great for ILOM-based SUN servers, but i couldn't find out ...
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Lowering fans noise level on Sun Fire v440

Sun Fire v440 has been placed in the same room, where i'm working. It seems that it makes much more noise, than reactive plane does. I've already updated ALOM Firmware and even OpenBoot PROM, ...