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How to dertimine processor type on a sun server

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How can I find out what type of processors I have on my sun servers? (i.e. Sparc vs UltraSparc vs UltraSparc Quad-Core, etc)
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by:gheist
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cat /dev/cpu/self/cpuid
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by:gheist
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Sparc is not manufactured for about 10 years.
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by:robocat
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Use the prtdiag command

Look for the "CPU implementation column"

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omarfarid earned 125 total points
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Hi,

you may use

/usr/platform/`uname -m`/sbin/prtdiag -v

or

uname -m (to know the architecture)

or from the dmesg command

or prtconf command



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by:Baudb0y
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I found the command that I was looking for it was  /usr/sbin/psrinfo -v
which returns the following info

Status of virtual processor 0 as of: 11/19/2007 10:41:59
  on-line since 01/28/2007 10:08:36.
  The sparcv9 processor operates at 1593 MHz,
        and has a sparcv9 floating point processor.
Status of virtual processor 1 as of: 11/19/2007 10:41:59
  on-line since 01/28/2007 10:08:12.
  The sparcv9 processor operates at 1593 MHz,
        and has a sparcv9 floating point processor.

Thanks for all of the good help!
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by:Gurinders
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Use isainfo command to check if your solaris system running on 64bit or 32bit. For more information do a man on isainfo. Note Solaris 7 onwards is running on 64bit.

To check if your solaris box running on 64bit . . .
# isainfo -vk

isainfo -v
64-bit sparcv9 applications
32-bit sparc applications
isainfo -b
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