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Sun Quad Port GbE PCIe 2.0 Low Profile Adapter, UTP

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Product Notes

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Support and Accessibility

Understanding the Installation Process

Installation Overview (Oracle Solaris 10)

Installation Overview (Oracle Solaris 11)

Installation Overview (Linux)

Installation Overview (Windows)

Understanding the Adapter

Shipping Kit Contents

Product Description

Configuration Options

Front Panel Connectors and LEDs

Physical Characteristics

Performance Specifications

Power and Environmental Requirements

OS Patches and Updates

Installing the Driver

Verify the Driver Version (Oracle Solaris 10)

Verify the Driver Version (Oracle Solaris 11)

Remove the Driver (Oracle Solaris OS)

Download and Install the Driver (Linux)

Remove the Driver (Linux)

Download and Install the Driver (Windows)

Remove the Driver (Windows)

Installing the Adapter

Install the Adapter

Verify the Installation (Oracle SPARC)

Verify the Installation (Oracle Solaris x86)

Verify the Installation (Linux)

Verify the Installation (Windows)

Configuring the Network

Create Driver Instance Files (Oracle Solaris 10)

Configure the Network Host Files (Oracle Solaris 10)

Boot Options

Boot Over the Network (PXE)

Boot Over a GbE Network (Oracle Solaris x86 and Linux)

Install Oracle Solaris 10 Over a Network (Oracle SPARC)

Administering Driver Parameters and Jumbo Frames

Driver Parameters (Oracle Solaris OS)

Set Driver Parameters (Oracle Solaris OS)

Driver Parameters (Linux)

Set Driver Parameters (Linux)

Configuring Jumbo Frames (Oracle Solaris OS)

Change the MTU Permanently

Change the MTU Temporarily (Oracle Solaris 10)

Change the MTU Temporarily (Oracle Solaris 11)

Configure Jumbo Frames (Linux)

Configuring Link Aggregation

Link Aggregation Overview

Configure Link Aggregations (Oracle Solaris 10)

Display Information About Link Aggregations (Oracle Solaris 10)

Delete Link Aggregations (Oracle Solaris 10)

Configuring VLANs

VLAN Overview

VLAN Configuration

VLAN Naming Format

Configure Static VLANs (Oracle Solaris 10)

Configure VLANs (Linux)

Configure VLANs (Windows)

Troubleshooting the Adapter

Analyze Why the Device Link Is Missing

Analyze a Port Hang

Analyze Slow Network Performance



Configure the Network Host Files (Oracle Solaris 10)

Use this procedure to configure the network host files dynamically on the command line. At reboot, the settings will revert.

  1. Create a file named /etc/hostname.igb# for each igb(7D) interface.

    where # is the igb(7D) interface instance number you plan to use.

    For example, to bring up igb0 at boot, create a file called /etc/hostname.igb0, where 0 is the number of the igb(7D) interface. If the instance number were 1, the file name would be /etc/hostname.igb1. The /etc/hostname.igb# file must contain the host name for the appropriate igb(7D) interface.

  2. Get the igb(7D) instances.
    # dladm show-dev

    The output should include lines similar to the following:

    igb0        link: up      speed: 1000     Mbps duplex: full
    igb1        link: up      speed: 1000     Mbps duplex: full
    igb2        link: up      speed: 1000     Mbps duplex: full
    igb3        link: up      speed: 1000     Mbps duplex: full
  3. Use the ifconfig(1M) command to set up the igb(7D) interfaces.

    Your ifconfig command might look similar to the following:

    # ifconfig igb0 plumb ip-address netmask broadcast + up
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