System Administration Guide: Devices and File Systems is part of a set that includes a significant part of the
SolarisTM system administration information. This guide contains information for both SPARC®
x86 based systems.
This book assumes you have completed the following tasks:
The SunOS 5.11 release is part of the Solaris product family, which
also includes many features, including the GNOME Desktop Environment. The operating system is
compliant with AT&T's System V, Release 4 operating system.
For the Solaris Express releases, new features of interest to system administrators
are covered in sections called What's New in ... ? in the appropriate chapters.
Note - This Solaris release supports systems that use the SPARC and x86 families
of processor architectures: UltraSPARC®
, SPARC64, AMD64, Pentium, and Xeon EM64T. The supported
systems appear in the Solaris 10 Hardware Compatibility List at http://www.sun.com/bigadmin/hcl. This document cites any implementation
differences between the platform types.
In this document these x86 terms mean the following:
“x86” refers to the larger family of 64-bit and 32-bit x86 compatible products.
“x64” points out specific 64-bit information about AMD64 or EM64T systems.
“32-bit x86” points out specific 32-bit information about x86 based systems.
For supported systems, see the Solaris 10 Hardware Compatibility List.
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