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Get Basic System Configuration Information on Solaris

Solaris includes a command line utility to get basic current system configuration information and output it to the console.

prtconf

The prtconf command is used to Print Configuration information to the console

Example:

# prtconf
System Configuration: Sun Microsystems i86pc
Memory size: 516 Megabytes
System Peripherals (Software Nodes):

i86pc
       scsi_vhci, instance #0
       isa, instance #0
                 i8042, instance #0

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  • Published 12/1/06

Comments (2)

  1. hhohenner

    On Sparc systems, there also is the prtdiag commmand, which takes a -v argument for more info. It’s typically in /usr/platform/sun4u/bin. The sun4u could change depending on the hardware type.

  2. Robert

    On Sparc systems, there also is the prtdiag commmand, which takes a -v argument for more info. It’s typically in /usr/platform/sun4u/bin.

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