The Sun StorageTektrademark 6140 Array Site Preparation Guide describes facilities and system requirements for installing the Sun StorageTektrademark 6140 array. Follow the guidelines as outlined in this document when planning your installation.

Before You Read This Book

Before you begin to install the Sun StorageTek 6140 array, you must have already read the regulatory and safety requirements described in this book:

How This Book Is Organized

Chapter 1 describes the requirements for preparing the customer site for installation of the Sun StorageTek 6140 Array.

Chapter 2 describes the physical, environmental, and electrical requirements for the cabinets in which the Sun StorageTek 6140 Array can be installed.

Chapter 3 describes the physical, environmental, and electrical requirements for the Sun StorageTek 6140 Array.

Appendix A provides worksheets to help you gather the information you need to complete the installation.

Using UNIX Commands

This document might not contain information on basic UNIX® commands and procedures such as shutting down the system, booting the system, and configuring devices. Refer to the following for this information:

Shell Prompts



C shell


C shell superuser


Bourne shell and Korn shell


Bourne shell and Korn shell superuser


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.

Related Documentation


Part Number

Sun StorageTek 6140 Array Regulatory and Safety Compliance Manual


Sun StorageTek 6140 Array Release Notes


Sun StorageTek 6140 Array Getting Started Guide


Sun StorEdge Expansion Cabinet Installation and Service Manual


Sun Rack Installation Guide


Sun Fire Cabinet Installation and Reference Manual


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