ChorusOS 4.0 MPC8260 Target Family Guide


How This Guide is Organized

ChorusOS 4.0 MPC8260 specific information is provided in the following major sections:

Related Books

See the ChorusOS 4.0 Installation Guide for Solaris Hosts for a description of the installation process of the ChorusOS 4.0 product on a host workstation running the SolarisTM operating environment. This document also describes how to set up a boot server running the Solaris operating environment.

See the ChorusOS 4.0 Introduction for a complete description of the ChorusOS 4.0 features.

Typographical Conventions

The following table describes the typographic changes used in this book.

Table 1-1 Typographical Conventions

Typeface or Symbol 




 The names of commands, files, and directories; on-screen computer output

Edit your .login file.

Use ls -a to list all files.

machine_name% you have mail.


 What you type, contrasted with on-screen computer outputmachine_name% su Password:


 Command-line placeholder: replace with a real name or value

To delete a file, type rm filename.


Book titles, new words or terms, or words to be emphasized. 

Read Chapter 6 in User's Guide.

These are called class options.

You must be root to do this.

Shell Prompts

The following table shows the default system prompt and superuser prompt for the C shell, Bourne shell, and Korn shell.

Table 1-2 Shell Prompts



 C shell promptmachine_name%
 C shell superuser promptmachine_name#
 Bourne shell and Korn shell prompt$
 Bourne shell and Korn shell superuser prompt#

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