Peripheral Devices

With Peripheral Devices, you can view any I/O cards installed in your system and peripherals connected to your system. These include both used and unused devices. You can also quickly configure any peripheral, including printers, plotters, tape drives, terminals, modems, and disks. This is a particularly useful area in SAM, because configuring peripherals in HP-UX is tricky. You perform one procedure to connect a printer, a different procedure to connect a disk, and so on, when you use the command line. In SAM, these procedures are menu-driven and therefore much easier.

Two of the six subareas, Disks and File Systems and Printers and Plotters, have their own dedicated hierarchy within SAM and are covered in this chapter. I ...

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