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Solaris™ 8 Advanced System Administrator's Guide, Third Edition by Janice Winsor

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Introduction

You must execute the commands as root, and you probably will have to reboot the machine. So, plan the system's downtime accordingly.

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Setting up modems and terminals under UNIX is often painful. If you had modem and terminal connection down to a science in SunOS 4.x, you're probably having trouble understanding it in Solaris 2.x. Solaris 2.x uses the SYSV-ish approach instead of the SunOS 4.x BSD approach. BSD uses getty and friends to spawn login, whereas SYSV ...

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