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where is fssnap?

Ok I give up! I've install Soalris 8 and patched it, but It still does not have the fssnap utility, what package / etc have I missed? or what do I have to do to get it. Please give clear instructions to as I'm a poor windows user!
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tfewsterCommented:
`man fssnap` says SUNWcsu
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tfewsterCommented:
Sorry, got called away...

`pkgchk -l SUNWcsu |more` will give you the details of the package contents; As you'll see, it's fairly fundamental to Solaris, so `fssnap` must be there, in the sbin dir:

ls -l /usr/sbin/fssnap
lrwxrwxrwx   1 root     root           6 Sep 27  2001 /usr/sbin/fssnap -> ./clri

ls -l /usr/sbin/clri  
-r-xr-xr-x   1 root     bin        14460 Oct 12  2000 /usr/sbin/clri
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yuzhCommented:
ffsnap is inculding in the SUNWcsu for Solaris 8 as tfewster pointed out. SUNWcsu
is  Core Solaris (Usr) package and it should be installed by default.

see the above comment use "ls" to see if it is there.

To use it, you nee to set PATH, eg:
PATH=$PATH:/usr/sbin
export PATH



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Andy_KeysAuthor Commented:
Using pkgchk -l SUNWcsu |more I can see /usr/bin/fold, then usr/gin/ftp, then /usr/bin/geniconvtbl, NO fssnap (I assume they are in alphabetical order as they appear to be)! I can do a “find” as well and its just not there!
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yuzhCommented:
It should be in /usr/sbin, what's the output of:

ls -al  /usr/sbin/fssnap
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Andy_KeysAuthor Commented:
ls -al  /usr/sbin/fssnap "No such file or directory"! I no I said I'm a windows user but trust me it's not there! Any other ideas apart from installing again? (Which as you will understand I am trying to avoid)
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yuzhCommented:
You can try to reinstall SUNWcsu, perform a FULL system backup. then boot up
your system to single user mode.

the package is in the Solaris 8 Software CD 1 of 2.

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tfewsterCommented:
Before trying to reinstall, please run `pkgchk SUNWcsu` (i.e. without the "-l" ) to see what errors it reports.

You could also try `ln -s /usr/sbin/clri /usr/sbin/fssnap` to recreate the link.

Running `ls -l /usr/sbin |grep clri` should return:
-r-xr-xr-x   1 root     bin        14460 Oct 12  2000 clri
lrwxrwxrwx   1 root     root           6 Sep 27  2001 dcopy -> ./clri
lrwxrwxrwx   1 root     root           6 Sep 27  2001 fsdb -> ./clri
lrwxrwxrwx   1 root     root           6 Sep 27  2001 fssnap -> ./clri
lrwxrwxrwx   1 root     root           6 Sep 27  2001 labelit -> ./clri
lrwxrwxrwx   1 root     root           6 Sep 27  2001 mkfs -> ./clri
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Andy_KeysAuthor Commented:
pkgchk SUNWcsu returns
error /usr/share/lib/termcap (file smaller than expected)

I assume that this is not related. I would try and re-create the link but there is no fssnap at all on the system so how can I.
I am now resigned to haveing to re-install but thanks for everyones help. "Currently downloading Solaris 9 with fingers crossed"
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tfewsterCommented:
"fssnap" is a link to "clri", so if clri exists, you can recreate the link with:
ln -s /usr/sbin/clri /usr/sbin/fssnap

However, if pkgchk didn't report any errors, you may have bigger problems and a fresh install might be be best way :-(
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