Open Source Software and Linux:

solaris 10


February 6, 2009  2:49 PM

Solaris 10, ksh and root

Posted by: Xjlittle
/root, /sbin/sh, bourne shell, default shell, korn shell, ksh, solaris 10

Like many people I have the question of, on Solaris 10, can I set the default root shell to ksh. After some study and research apparently it is ok to do this. The default shell for root is /sbin/sh. For those of us that use Linux this is not a symlink to bash but a static binary of the Bourne...

February 5, 2009  5:18 PM

Setting the qualified and loghost name for Solaris 10

Posted by: Xjlittle
loghost, qualified name, solaris 10, unqualified name

After installing Solaris 10 for the first time I noticed that I was getting messages on boot referring to the loghost and qualified host name as not resolvable. After some digging around I came with the solutions to these messages. As so often happens the fix for the problem is quick and...


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