Platform Notes: The SunATM Driver Software provides configuration instructions for the Suntrademark Computer Systems Supplement software used with the SunATMtrademark PCI and SBus adapters. These instructions are designed for system administrators with experience configuring ATM networks.

Using UNIX Commands

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Typographic Conventions

Typeface or Symbol




The names of commands, files, and directories; on-screen computer output

Edit your .login file.
Use ls -a to list all files.
% You have mail.


What you type, when contrasted with on-screen computer output

% su


Book titles, new words or terms, words to be emphasized. Replace command-line variables with real names or values.

Read Chapter 6 in the User's Guide.
These are called class options.
To delete a file, type rm filename.

Descriptions of the typographic conventions that may be found in this document, and examples of each.

Shell Prompts



C shell


C shell superuser


Bourne shell and Korn shell


Bourne shell and Korn shell superuser


Examples of the types of shell prompts that may be used in this document.

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