Archive for August, 2008

Gathering fibre channel info using fcinfo

I came across fcinfo command reading some man page. So, I decided to see what kind of useful fibre channel information it could give me. It turns out fcinfo knows quite a bit. We can list all local fibre channel ports: bash-3.00# fcinfo hba-port HBA Port WWN: 21000003ba16dbd2 OS Device Name: /dev/cfg/c1 Manufacturer: QLogic Corp. […]

Posted on August 19, 2008 at 20:47 by somedude · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: fibre channel, san, solaris, solaris tips, solaris utilities, storage

Forcing network speed and duplex in Open Boot prompt

I had a Sun box attached to a switch I had not control over and I needed to jumpstart it. Unfortunately, I was getting nowhere. After crosschecking everything in my setup the only thing I did not try was to force speed and duplex on the Sun box to see if it would start booting. […]

Posted on August 3, 2008 at 21:04 by somedude · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: alom, jumpstart, networking, openboot