How to find out which process listens on certain port on Solaris?

This week i (again after a while) needed to know which (damn) process held certain port and so was quite "successfully" blocking my code. In Tux world i believe problem like this could be solved simply by using a stupid parameter of netstat command. It is unfortunately not that easy on Solaris :-( In an excited mood i totally forgot i had written a handy shell script for this purpose some time ago. So i killed all suspicious processes to solve the problem.Just to help myself...

Friday, November 30, 2007 | Solaris | Read More

Welcome to Indiana!

I am really enjoying adding this entry. I am running Solaris as usually, but this time i am using a live CD distribution called Indiana. (see http://opensolaris.org/os/project/indiana/documents/ for more details). And it works just fine on my Toshiba Tecra M3 laptop. The following screenshot i have taken and edited only with tools bundled along with Indiana. I have just downloaded a CD ISO image from http://opensolaris.org/os/project/indiana/resources/getit/, burned it and...

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 | Solaris | Read More

Solaris Nevada on Toshiba Tecra M3 -- CMOS Setup

The second time you have to answer the same question is the right time to consider writing the answer down somewhere When I was trying to install Solaris Nevada (http://www.opensolaris.org/) into my Toshiba Tecra M3 laptop for the first time (about 10 months ago), I experienced strange error messages and was not able to proceed. Until I changed my CMOS settings. Then one of my colleagues experienced the same issue and recently one another asked me for a hint. So I decided to...

Friday, December 22, 2006 | Solaris | Read More