RHEL-to-Solaris Transition Reference

10 Mar '06 - 16:38 by benr

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is a horrible platform, but a lot of people use it and know it. To help ease you into the transition I though a little this-to-that reference might be handy. This is what I came up with offhand, I'll expand it as I think of more. Feel free to post suggestions in the comments.

Shutdown

RHEL Solaris
shutdown -h now (or) poweroff shutdown -y -g0 -i5
reboot reboot (or) shutdown -y -g0 -i6
halt halt

Kernel

RHEL Solaris
/sbin/lsmod modinfo
/sbin/insmod modload
/sbin/rmmod modunload
scanpci /usr/X11/bin/scanpci (or) prtconf -v

Printing

RHEL Solaris
lp (or) lpr lp (or /usr/ucb/lpr)
lpstat (or) lpq lpstat (or /usr/ucb/lpq)

Services

RHEL Solaris
/sbin/service --status-all svcs -a
/sbin/service sendmail stop svcadm disable sendmail
/sbin/service sendmail start svcadm enable sendmail
/sbin/service sendmail status svcs sendmail
/sbin/chkconfig --list svcs -a
/sbin/chkconfig --add /etc/rc3.d/f00 svccfg import f00.xml
/sbin/chkconfig sendmail on svcadm enable sendmail

Monitoring

RHEL Solaris
top prstat
cat /proc/cpuinfo psrinfo -v
cat /proc/meminfo prtconf

NFS

RHEL Solaris
exportfs exportfs (or) share
(edit /etc/exports) share /home
(edit /etc/exports) unshare /home

Networking

RHEL Solaris
/sbin/mii-tool ndd (or) /sbin/dladm show-dev
ifconfig ifconfig
/sbin/ethtool ndd
/sbin/dhclient dhcpagent
iptables ipfilter

Storage

RHEL Solaris
fdisk fdisk (and) format
parted format
mkfs -t ext3 /dev/hda1 mkfs -F ufs /dev/rdsk/c0t0d0s0
cdrecord dev=2,0 f00.iso cdrw -i f00.iso
tar xfvj f00.tar.bz2 /usr/sfw/bin/gtar xfvj f00.tar.bz2
lvm/pv*/lv*/vg* meta*

Dev

RHEL Solaris
(edit /etc/ld.so.conf) crle
gcc /usr/sfw/bin/gcc
ld /usr/ccs/bin/ld

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