Sun Ultra 27 Workstation Service Manual


The Sun Ultra TM27 Workstation Service Manual provides a detailed description of the hardware and software applications used to support the Sun Ultra 27 workstation. This book is intended for system administrators, network administrators, or service technicians who have knowledge of workstation hardware and software.

Typographic Conventions

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The names of commands, files, and directories; onscreen computer output 

Edit your.login file.

Use ls -a to list all files.

% You have mail. 


What you type, when contrasted with onscreen 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.

You must be superuser to do this.

To delete a file, type rm filename.

Related Documentation

The document set for the Sun Ultra 27 workstation is described in the Where to Find Sun Ultra 27 WorkstationDocumentation sheet that is packed with your system. All documents are posted at:

Translated versions of some of these documents are available. Select a language from the drop-down list and navigate to the Sun Ultra 27 workstation document collection using the Workstations category link. Available translations for the Sun Sun Ultra 27 workstation include Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, French, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Italian, and German.

English documentation is revised more frequently and might be more up-to-date than the translated documentation.

Documentation, Warranty, Support, and Training URLs

Sun Function 



Hardware Documentation

Sun hardware documentation 

Software Documentation

Solaris OS and other software documentation 


View specific details regarding your warranty 


Obtain technical support, including patches 


Learn about Sun courses and educational offerings 

Ordering Components

You can order additional components and replacement parts for the Sun Ultra 27 workstation. Contact your local Sun sales representative for more information. For the most up-to-date component information, see the Sun Ultra 27 workstation components list at:

Third-Party Web Sites

Sun is not responsible for the availability of third-party web sites mentioned in this document. Sun does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials that are available on or through such sites or resources. Sun will not be responsible or liable for any actual or alleged damage or loss caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods, or services that are available on or through such sites or resources.

Safety Information

Read the following documents for safety information:

Change History

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Sun Ultra 27 Workstation Installation Guide, 820–6776–11