This Sun StorageTek PCI-X SAS 8-Channel HBA Installation Guide describes how to install the Sun StorageTektrademark PCI-X Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) 8-Channel host bus adapter (HBA). This manual is intended for experienced system administrators.

Before You Read This Book

Before you install and use the HBA as described in this manual, you must read and understand the following documents:

How This Book Is Organized

Using UNIX Commands

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Typographic Conventions





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.

You must be superuser to do this.

To delete a file, type rm filename.

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