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June, 2012

  • 15 June

    How to kill zombie process in solaris

    A zombie process or defunct process is a dead process that has completed execution but still it may be in the process table. Defunct processes are child processes that terminated. The process image in the kernel for that process is no more. It no longer exists. Defunct processes do not take up any CPU time, RAM or IO.The reason for still …

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  • 14 June

    Fork Error on Solaris SPARC/X86

    In Solaris ,we may encounter a fork error issue very often if the system is not tuned well.Some times due to poor application configuration, system may not able to allocate the resource or system will end-up with insufficient resources.It happens because poor system design where the “system load” vs “system configuration” are not well balanced.For an example, if the system memory …

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  • 14 June

    How to get SUN server serial number ?

    Are you breaking your head to find the Sun/oracle server serial number from Solaris operating system  ? Many times it is required to get support from hardware vendor and every time we can’t go back to look at the server builds books to find it. Here I am just sharing few tips to find the server serial number from Oracle Solaris. …

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