The Sun Firetrademark X4600 and SunFire X4600 M2 Servers Diagnostics Guide contains information and procedures for using available tools to diagnose problems with the servers.

Note - The information in this chapter applies to the original Sun Fire X4600 server, and to the Sun Fire X4600 M2 server, unless otherwise noted in the text.

Before You Read This Document

It is important that you review the safety guidelines in the Sun Fire X4600 and Sunfire X4600 M2 Server Safety and Compliance Guide (819-4348).

Related Documentation

For a description of the document set for the Sun Fire X4600/X4600 M2 servers, see the Where To Find Documentation sheet that is packed with your system and also posted at the product's documentation site. See the following URLs:

For the Sun Fire X4600:

For the Sun Fire X4600 M2:

Translated versions of some of these documents are available at the web site described above in French, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, and Japanese. English documentation is revised more frequently and might be more up-to-date than the translated documentation.

For all Sun hardware documentation, see the following URL:

For Solaristrademark and other software documentation, see the following URL:

Typographic Conventions





The names of commands, files, and directories; onscreen computer output

Edit your.login file.

Use ls -a to list all files.

% You have mail.


What you type, when contrasted with onscreen computer output

% su



Book titles, new words or terms, words to be emphasized. Replace command-line variables with real names or values.

Read Chapter 6 in the User's Guide.

These are called class options.

You must be superuser to do this.

To delete a file, type rm filename.

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