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Old 11-05-2003, 01:00 PM   #1
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Processor and RAM command line question

Hi there,

I was wondering if there are commands that returns what processor and how much RAM a solaris (sparc & intel) machine has - sort of like a kdmconfig command on intel but tells you what processor and how much RAM the machine has instead of video cards etc.

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Originally posted by acid_kewpie
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Sorry I should have said...

I need to know the exact processor e.g Intel Pentium III 597 MHz , also "free" is given as "not found"

I'm doing this remotely so that why I can't simplely look inside the machines

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Old 11-05-2003, 01:35 PM   #4
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I'm not totally sure but you can try cat /proc/cpuinfo or browse the /proc directory for a file that might point to your cpu information.
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So I take it that nobody really knows...
Old 11-12-2003, 06:18 AM   #6
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Hey yxonks,
I am not too familiar with X86 Solaris, on sparc you can run 'prtdiag' which will output info on your box, however I am not sure if this is availiable on X86.
You can also try running an explorer (a sun package - does it come with X86?) which will gather all your hardware and software/patch details and combine it into a single explorer file (from which you can examine for your hardware specs)
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Here are some helpful commands that might get you what you need:

/etc/swap -s

prtdiag is for sun4u processors only.
Solaris doesn't store system information in /proc like linux does. It only stores process information in /proc.

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psrinfo works well to for CPU info.


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