Chapter 8. Administering Devices

Device management in the Solaris Operating Environment continues to evolve. This chapter introduces what’s new in device management in the Solaris 9 release.

This chapter explains disk device names and commands used for administering disks, describes how to use DVD devices, how to use tapes and diskettes to copy files, and how to use volume management to access diskettes and CD-ROMs. This chapter also introduces the Service Access Facility (SAF)—which you must use to administer terminals and modems with the Solaris Operating Environment—provides steps for setting up port monitors for print servers and print clients, and provides steps for adding a bidirectional modem to a system.

See Chapter 7, “Administering File ...

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