Ok, an update is a long time coming, and I’ll post one this weekend with status of a lot of my projects, as well as some new information.
For now, I’m installing two beautiful SunFire x4150’s at work, and here’s a little bit of information on how to use these great boxes:
RAID Configuration is accomplished by a normal startup prompt Ctrl+ (C? I don’t remember) key sequence, as they’re x64 machines and it’s a standard RAID controller.
Serial Management is great -
just connect (in Kermit I
just had to set speed to 9600 and carrier-watch off) and you get a
prompt that looks like
SUNSP001E682F6311 login:. The numbers are the
MAC address of the management interface (SP). The default login is
root:changeme, as per Sun doc 819-1155-16. When you login, you’ll see
the current firmware version (4.0.06 as my box shipped).
Getting a System Console - on
the x4100, at the iLOM prompt,
start /SYS to boot
the system, and then
start to get the console. On the x4150, we must
/SP/AgentInfo/Console, and use
Esc+Shift+9 to get away from