As promised, we'll be releasing Solaris Crash Analysis Tool updates every six months or so. Yes! The final release process for Solaris CAT 5.1 is reaching its end and you'll soon be able to download the latest and greatest bits. Come back here on Feb 15th and you'll likely see the release announcement.
Though this release mostly addresses bugs and added functionality to support the latest changes in the Nevada/OpenSolaris kernel there are a few new features. Here's the release notes:
svmcommand now scans for a MD set that has active devices.
Solaris Volume Manager Status (md_status):
MD_GBL_DAEMONS_LIVE (Master daemon has been started)
MD_GBL_OPEN (Administration is open)
Active Metadata Set(s):
Set Address Name Status
0 0x7003ef08 null MD_SET_SNARFED MD_SET_NM_LOADED
1 0x7003ef78 foo MD_SET_SNARFED MD_SET_NM_LOADED
SVM's md_set 0 is empty, trying set 1 instead.
d0 (ms_unit @ 0x6001468c8c8) (md_set 1) Concat/Stripe
actual # blocks: 113207296 (53.9G)
Unit Status: Okay
Device Starting Block State
239(did),96 0 Okay
This command ONLY works on Solaris 9+.
list_tlinked lists and the
list_tstructure. This is often embedded in other structures.
This command ONLY works with CTF data.
--sanity_checkscan be used to run a quick
send_scat_explore [-n service_number] [-e email_address] [unix.x] vmcore.x
-n service_number- sets the Sun Service Request number to assign to the crash data
-e email_address- sets the reply-to email address that Sun should used to acknowledge
the receipt of the data.
[unix.x] vmcore.x-the crash dump from which crash data should be gathered.
Please note that unix.X need not be supplied and the core number, X, can be specified with
or without the
If the above
-e options are not specified
the user is promted for them at run time.
If the system in question is not configured to send email directly to Sun, the crash data can be collected manually
scat --scat_explore. The scat_explore feature will print the name
of the dirctory in which the data was placed and will also place in that directory a compressed
tar archive of the crash data.