IRIX Administrative Commands

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GUI tools

  • /usr/sysadm/bin/sysmgr (6.3+)
  • toolchest
  • /usr/Cadmin/bin/*

User management

  • usr/sysadm/privbin/addUserAccount
  • passmgmt
  • /usr/Cadmin/bin/cpeople

list hardware configuration

  • hinv
  • sysinfo -vv

unique id useful for licensing

  • lmhostid


update PROM

  • flash


add device without reboot

  • scsiha -pr
  • ioconfig -f /hw
  • scsiadminswap -b bus -p

Change Display settings

  • /usr/bin/X11/xsetmon
  • /usr/gfx/setmon

Read disk label

  • prtvtoc

Label a disk

  • dvhtool
  • fx -x

show/set kernel parameters

  • systune

start/stop/config services

  • chkconfig


Shutdown to power off

  • etc/shutdown -y -g0 -i0 -p

Time zone info

  • /usr/lib/locale/TZ/
  • /etc/TIMEZONE

check/set swap

  • swap -s
  • swap -l


Manage software

  • swmgr
  • inst

configure/show runtime linking

  • ldd "file"
  • rld

default syslog and messages

  • /var/adm/SYSLOG
  • /var/adm/sulog

Crash dump analysis

  • icrash

system activity reporting

  • sar

graphical system load tool

  • gr_osview

Volume manager

  • xlv_mgr


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