SunVTS is the Sun Microsystems Validation Test Suite. SunVTS is a comprehensive software diagnostic package that tests and validates Sun SPARC and x86 hardware by verifying the configuration and functionality of controllers, devices, and platforms.
SunVTS is primarily used from a graphical user interface (GUI). This book describes SunVTS tests that run on machines with SPARC® and x86 architectures. The descriptions include specific test options, procedures, and error messages.
This book is primarily written as a reference for SunVTS test specific information. Refer to the SunVTS User's Guide for overall SunVTS information.
Developers or experienced users who want to run the SunVTS diagnostic application will find these documents useful.
Note - The Solaris release with which this version of SunVTS is delivered 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.
To fully use the information in this document, you must have thorough knowledge of the topics discussed in these books:
This book is organized as follows:
Chapter 1 describes SunVTS requirements, test modes, user interfaces, the collection of tests, and how to run a test from the command line.
The remaining chapters describe the individual SunVTS tests, their options, applicable test modes, and command-line syntax. These chapters are arranged in alphabetical order according to each test name.
Appendix A provides information about the serial and parallel port loopback connectors that are required by some of the SunVTS tests.
This document might not contain information on basic UNIX® commands and procedures such as shutting down the system, booting the system, and configuring devices.
Refer to one or more of the following for this information:
This manual covers SunVTS tests. It serves as a reference companion to the SunVTS documents listed below.
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SunVTS 6.2 Test Reference Manual for x86 Platforms, part number 819-6456-10