The following error on the Sybase ASE intalled on Sun Solaris can occur if the Maximum shared memory allocated is max’d out or if none is allocated, it takes the default value which is “Total Physical Memory /4”. Backup Server: 126.96.36.199:  The ‘shmget’ call failed with error number 22 (Invalid argument). Refer to your […]
Have you ever had the following error popup on your /var/adm/messages: Oct 8 12:26:14 myserver sshd: [ID 800047 auth.error] error: Could not get shadow information for NOUSER It would look like a security incident with the “nouser” system account but not so to be. The error gets written to /var/adm/messages when a user tries to
If you have a file and need to know the package that installed the file on the system then the following procedure using “pkgchk” should help.
When you sometimes copy a file from Windows to UNIX/Solaris or even Linux systems, you can find these anooying ^M characters everywhere. This is because, the file from Windows is in DOS (ASCII) format and needs to be converted to ISO format.
In Solaris 10, if you want to find the processor type and the number of physical processors installed on the system and the number of Virtual Processors available on the system then the psrinfo command does job for you.
Everytime you edit your crontabe file, the error “Your “crontab” on <server> unexpected end of line. This entry has been ignored” is sent to the users email. This happens if there is a blank line in your crontab file.
In Sun Solaris, we can use the Loopback File driver to mount an ISO image without having to write the ISO image onto a CD or DVD. Following procedure should help you mount an ISO image in Sun Solaris
This is one of those not so technical tip but certainly the one we need when it comes to talk to Sun Support or creating a documentation. yes, its taking screenshots in Sun Solaris Operating Environment using CDE. Sun Solaris X utilities uses “xwd“, an application that is standard among the X utilities can be
A quick reference guide for “at” utility in Sun Solaris. “at” utility in unix is similar to the “cron” daemon except for that “at” jobs are run only once while cron jobs are recurring. “at” is primarily used to schedule a job which can be command or a script to run once at a particular
The Volume Manager (vold) daemon in Sun Solaris will automatically detect and mount a CDROM when inserted on Sun Solaris under /cdrom (if CD is not labelled )or /cdrom/<label> where <label> is the label of the CD In instances where vold is not running or when there is a need to manually mount the CDROM