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Solaris™ Application Programming by Darryl Gove

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Chapter 4. Informational Tools

Chapter Objectives

The objective of this chapter is to introduce the tools that are available to assist in diagnosing and determining system configuration, development, and performance problems. We will use some of these tools later in the book to examine particular situations.

By the end of the chapter, the reader will have knowledge of most commonly useful tools available both on Solaris and as part of the developer tools.

Tools That Report System Configuration

Introduction

This section covers tools that report static information about the system, such as the type of processor installed and so forth.

Reporting General System Information (prtdiag, prtconf, prtpicl, prtfru)

prtdiag is a purely informational tool that prints ...

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