C H A P T E R  55

SunPCi II Test (sunpci2test)

sunpci2test Description

The sunpci2test tests the SunPCitrademark II card, which is a PC processor embedded in an add-on card. This test consists of approximately 150 POST routines that perform diagnostic, hardware detection, and initialization functions. This test issues a reset, then launches POST in the SunPCi II BIOS to check the devices. Finally, the sunpci2test runs bridge and system diagnostics tests.

SunPCi-2 and SunPCi-3 cards are tested by the sunpci2test diagnostic. If the card under test is SunPCi-2 then the device name is sunpci2drvX. If the card is SunPCi-3 then the device name is sunpci3drvX.

sunpci2test Test Requirements

Before running the test, the XWindow for Microsoft Windows must be shut down. If this is not done, the test will not launch.

procedure icon  To Shut Down Microsoft Windows and the SunPCi II Card:

1. Click the Start button in Microsoft Windows.

2. Click Shut Down.

The shutdown window appears. Wait for the It is now safe to shut off your PC message.

3. Select File from the SunPCi window.

4. Select Exit from the file menu.

5. Click OK.

sunpci2test Options

To reach the following dialog box, right-click on the test name in the System Map and select Test Parameter Options. If you do not see this test in the System Map, you might need to expand the collapsed groups, or your system might not include the device appropriate to this test. Refer to the SunVTS User's Guide for more details.

FIGURE 55-1 sunpci2test Test Parameter Options Dialog Box

Screenshot of the sunpci2test Test Parameter Options dialog box

sunpci2test only runs with the default parameters in place. The test does not allow any options to be configured specifically for an individual system. The number of instances is preset to 1 (the default value), as only one local copy of the test is supported.

sunpci2test Test Modes

TABLE 55-1 sunpci2test Supported Test Modes

Test Mode



Runs the full set of tests.


Runs the full set of tests.

sunpci2test Command-Line Syntax

/opt/SUNWvts/bin/sunpci2test standard-arguments

Note - There are no test-specific options for sunpci2test.