Archive for February, 2008

Kill Signals 

The default signal on kill is 15 (terminate nicely, cleaning up after yourself), the most often usage is `kill -9 <process ID>`, which tells the process to die hard, with no cleanup – best not to run this against a database process as data may become corrupt. 1) SIGHUP 2) SIGINT 3) SIGQUIT 4) SIGILL […]

Adding a Hard Drive to Solaris 10 

Here’s how you would add a hard drive to Solaris 10, including the format, fdisk, partition, and then creation of the file system. Of course, you first need to actually add the hard drive physically to the machine, I’m not going to cover that – if you don’t know how to do that then the […]