Solaris dump analysis

2011-05-18 1 min read Solaris
I had to debug a solaris crash dump and had no ides. Google search wasn’t much useful until finally I found this article: http://cuddletech.com/blog/?p+AD0-448 have a look at this article, this suggests how to debug the core and find the offending process and root cause of the core in case of kernel panic. Related articles install all solaris software from http (amit-agarwal.co.in) Oracle puts out Solaris 11 compatibility tester (go. Continue reading

install all solaris software from http

2011-02-23 1 min read Solaris
If you are behind a firewall and install some software like top or wget then you can not use sunfreeware, and why because ftp is blocked. Now that is not the case any more, you can go the http mirror site of sunfreeware and here is the link for the same http://ftp.sunfreeware.com/ftp/pub/freeware/i386/5.10/ Note: you just need to change the words in bold for sparc or i386 and version of the solaris. Continue reading