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This document describes the Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 operating system (OS). For information about prior Oracle Solaris 10 releases, see Oracle Solaris 10 9/10 Release Notes.
Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 Release Notes contains installation and runtime problem details. Also included are end-of-software support statements for the Oracle Solaris 10 OS.
For the latest version of this document, search for “Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 Release Notes” on http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/documentation/index.html.
Note - This Oracle Solaris release supports systems that use the SPARC and x86 families of processor architectures. The supported systems appear in the Oracle Solaris OS: Hardware Compatibility Lists. This document cites any implementation differences between the platform types.
In this document, these x86 related terms mean the following:
x86 refers to the larger family of 64-bit and 32-bit x86 compatible products.
x64 relates specifically to 64-bit x86 compatible CPUs.
"32-bit x86" points out specific 32-bit information about x86 based systems.
For supported systems, see the Oracle Solaris OS: Hardware Compatibility Lists.
These notes are for users and system administrators who install and use the Oracle Solaris 10 OS.
You might need to refer to the following documentation when you install the Oracle Solaris 10 OS:
Java Desktop System Release 3 Solaris 10 Collection
Oracle Solaris 10 System Administrator Collection
For information about current CERT advisories, see the official CERT web site at http://www.cert.org.
For some hardware configurations, you might need supplemental hardware-specific instructions for installing the Oracle Solaris software. If your system requires hardware-specific actions at certain points, the manufacturer of your hardware has provided supplemental Oracle Solaris installation documentation.
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The following table describes the typographic conventions that are used in this book.
Table P-1 Typographic Conventions
The following table shows the default UNIX system prompt and superuser prompt for shells that are included in the Oracle Solaris OS. Note that the default system prompt that is displayed in command examples varies, depending on the Oracle Solaris release.
Table P-2 Shell Prompts