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About This Book

1.  Managing Removable Media (Overview)

2.  Managing Removable Media (Tasks)

3.  Accessing Removable Media (Tasks)

4.  Writing CDs and DVDs (Tasks)

5.  Managing Devices (Overview/Tasks)

What's New in Device Management?

Customizing Driver Configuration

Solaris PCI Resource Manager

New InfiniBand Administration Features

New InfiniBand Diagnostic Tools and Commands

New Ethernet Over InfiniBand Devices

New Hot Plugging Features

Device Naming Enhancements

Support for PCI Express (PCIe)

Where to Find Additional Device Management Tasks

Managing Devices in the Oracle Solaris OS

Identifying Device Support

About Device Drivers

How to Customize a Driver Configuration

Automatic Configuration of Devices

Features and Benefits of Autoconfiguration

What You Need for Unsupported Devices

Displaying Device Configuration Information

driver not attached Message

In-Use Device Error Checking

How to Display System Configuration Information

Resolving Faulty Devices

How to Resolve a Faulty Device

Adding a Peripheral Device to a System

How to Add a Peripheral Device

How to Add a Device Driver

Accessing Devices

How Device Information Is Created

How Devices Are Managed

Device Naming Conventions

Logical Disk Device Names

Specifying the Disk Subdirectory

Direct and Bus-Oriented Controllers

x86: Disks With Direct Controllers

Disks With Bus-Oriented Controllers

Logical Tape Device Names

Logical Removable Media Device Names

6.  Dynamically Configuring Devices (Tasks)

7.  Using USB Devices (Overview)

8.  Using USB Devices (Tasks)

9.  Using InfiniBand Devices (Overview/Tasks)

10.  Managing Disks (Overview)

11.  Administering Disks (Tasks)

12.  SPARC: Setting Up Disks (Tasks)

13.  x86: Setting Up Disks (Tasks)

14.  Configuring Storage Devices With COMSTAR

15.  Configuring and Managing the Oracle Solaris Internet Storage Name Service (iSNS)

16.  The format Utility (Reference)

17.  Managing File Systems (Overview)

18.  Creating and Mounting File Systems (Tasks)

19.  Configuring Additional Swap Space (Tasks)

20.  Copying Files and File Systems (Tasks)

21.  Managing Tape Drives (Tasks)


Chapter 5

Managing Devices (Overview/Tasks)

This chapter provides overview information and step-by-step instructions for managing peripheral devices, such as disks, DVD drives, and tape devices, in the Oracle Solaris release.

This is a list of the overview information in this chapter.

This is a list of the step-by-step instructions in this chapter.

Device management in the Oracle Solaris release usually involves adding and removing peripheral devices from systems, possibly adding a third-party device driver to support a device, and displaying system configuration information.