A diagnostic partition is required for the test scripts to write their log files. Without a diagnostic partition, the only output is the display on the diagnostic screens.
The diagnostic partition is preinstalled on the Sun Ultra 27 workstation. You do not need to reinstall the diagnostic partition unless you removed it.
If you removed the diagnostic partition, you can re-create it using the Create Diagnostic Partition option on the Tools and Drivers DVD. See Create Diagnostic Partition Option for instructions.
Your workstation must be running a Sun-supported OS. For a list of supported operating systems, see the Sun Ultra 27 Workstation Product Notes.
You must access and execute Pc-Check from the Sun Ultra 27 workstation Tools and Drivers DVD.
Insert the Sun Ultra 27 workstation Tools and Drivers DVD into your DVD drive, and reboot the system.
The system boots to the Sun Ultra 27 workstation Tools and Drivers DVD main menu.
Type 1 to run the Hardware Diagnostics Software.
System Information Menu
Advanced Diagnostics Tests
Immediate Burn In Testing
Deferred Burn In Testing
Create Diagnostic Partition
Show Results Summary
Print Results Report
Exit to DOS
The entries in the Diagnostics main menu are described in the following sections of this chapter.
To test a specific hardware component, choose Advanced Diagnostics Tests.
To run one of the Sun-supplied test scripts, choose Immediate Burn In Testing.
Navigation instructions are shown at the bottom of each screen.
Use the keyboard’s arrow keys to navigate through menus.
Press the Enter key to choose a menu option.
Press the Escape key to exit a menu (or submenu).