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  • buffer overflow attack in Solaris 10/SPARC

    Hi all, I am doing a hardware security research and using a shellcode of sparc CPU as shown below:   "\x20\xbf\xff\xff" /* bn,a */ "\x20\xbf\xff\xff" /* bn,a */ "\x7f\xff\xff\xff" /* call */ "\x90\x03\...
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    buffer overflow attack in Solaris 10/SPARC

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    • Disabling the dynamic loading of kernel modules

      Hello, I have the great task of applying STIGS to the servers. Several revolve around the disabling of certain protocol handlers from loading at boot. Configure the system to prevent the dynamic loading of the SCTP,...
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      Disabling the dynamic loading of kernel modules

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      • kmem_alloc(KM_NOSLEEP) sleeps?  Really?

        Hi,   From the Solaris 10 kmem_alloc(9F) man page:   DESCRIPTION      The kmem_alloc() function allocates  size  bytes  of  kernel      memory&nbs...
        kmem_alloc(KM_NOSLEEP) sleeps?  Really?

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        • Solaris Kernal Patching

          Hi Every one,   I am facing the below error while trying to use smpatch analyze. Can some one help on this   bash-3.2# smpatch analyze Error: Unable to download document : "xml/motd.xml" /var/tmp/10_x8...
          Ramesh.Kasireddy
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          Solaris Kernal Patching

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          • Physical disk IO size smaller than fragment block filesystem size ?

            Hello, in one default UFS filesystem we have 8K block size (bsize) and 1K fragmentsize (fsize). At this scenary I thought all "FileSytem IO" will be 8K (or greater) but never smaller than the fragment size (1K). If a...
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            Physical disk IO size smaller than fragment block filesystem size ?

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            • 64-Bit PCI space on OpenSolaris

              ** As a disclaimer, I am working on OpenSolaris, not Solaris, so I am not sure if this is the right place to post. ** Hello, I've been trying a new feature on my BIOS that allows to memory map PCI device registe...
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              64-Bit PCI space on OpenSolaris

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              • tape tar error

                Hi, I am trying to determine if a tape is full because on 2 different tapes (on 2 different SunOS servers), im receiving 2 different kind of errors: What i want to verify is if both tapes are actually full, as i ...
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                tape tar error

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                • System anonymous memory usage

                  Hello, you can know memory anon usage of your system with: root@sista # echo ::memstat |mdb -k Page Summary Pages MB %Tot ==== ========== ========== Kernel 639360 4995 31% ZFS File Data 1040450 8128 51% Anon...
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                  System anonymous memory usage

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                  • Doubts regarding writing Device Drivers in Solaris

                    Hi All, I am trying to write drivers that should be "Solaris compliant". By this I mean that the driver should be - DDI or DKI or LDI compliant. Now my doubts are: 1. There are extern decelerations in header fil...
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                    Doubts regarding writing Device Drivers in Solaris

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                    • How to detect CPU serial Number?

                      how to detect CPU serial number on Solaris platform? is it possible to use a command to get ? or from an API? anybody can help ? thanks!
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                      How to detect CPU serial Number?

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                      • Using MDB to map Virtual address to Physical address

                        Hi I need some experts help here. I am running on Solaris 64 bit version as below.. root@atrcxb946:/# uname -a SunOS atrcxb946 5.10 Generic_147441-01 i86pc i386 i86pc I am trying to do the below.. ro...
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                        Using MDB to map Virtual address to Physical address

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                        • Swapping LWPs or Process?

                          Hello, when the machine does swap I thought it swapped out complete processes but the vmstat man says that w column are showing lwps swapped out. Alsochecking with mdb I confirm that for many processes there are lwps...
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                          Swapping LWPs or Process?

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                          • I got an error in my code just calling kill operation

                            #include <sys/systm.h> #include <sys/ddi.h> #include <sys/sunddi.h> #include <sys/syscall.h> #include <sys/types.h> #include <sys/kmem.h> #include <sys/errno.h> #includ...
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                            I got an error in my code just calling kill operation

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                            • Kernel Patch Update

                              Hi I have a question about updating the kernel patch to the latest version Can a kernel patch be directly updated from any lower version to the latest version by applying the latest patch even if the kernel patch ...
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                              Kernel Patch Update

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                              • format core dumps

                                High uptime (~2 years) Solaris 10 update 4 data ingest system just brought up to current patch level (~300 patches). Now, "format" command core dumps after selecting any disk unless NOINUSE_CHECK=1 is set. Call trace ...
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                                format core dumps

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                                • Jul 30 15:01:23 server scsi: [ID 107833 kern.warning] WARNING: /pci@1e,6000

                                  Hi, I need help regarding below kernel warning message : Jul 30 15:01:23 server scsi: [ID 107833 kern.warning] WARNING: /pci@1e,6000 I am new to solaris, and am unable to understand this.I want to know, 1)...
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                                  Jul 30 15:01:23 server scsi: [ID 107833 kern.warning] WARNING: /pci@1e,6000

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                                  • VN_DISPOSE & extern kvp

                                    Hi, I'm not a solaris developer so please forgive me in advance if this is a noob question or if I goof up the nomenclature. We've got a device driver released which uses: extern struct vnode kvp; in it's "disp...
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                                    VN_DISPOSE & extern kvp

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                                    • BAD TRAP: type=31 rp=2a1001177e0 addr=4a01a78868 mmu_fsr=0

                                      Hi, Solaris 10 running on Sun-Fire-V490 had a panic reboot with the following messages, any one aware of what kind of panic it was and what was the cause and resolution for this? Please help me. Oct 14 09:02:54 ...
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                                      BAD TRAP: type=31 rp=2a1001177e0 addr=4a01a78868 mmu_fsr=0

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                                      • Patch 144500-19 and EMC PowerPath

                                        We're having issues with this patch on systems running PowerPath V5. System panics on reboot after patch install: <pre>panic[cpu0]/thread=2a100497ca0: BAD TRAP: type=31 rp=2a100496df0 addr=617564696f637338 mm...
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                                        Patch 144500-19 and EMC PowerPath

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                                        • How to get details on swapped out processes?

                                          I am trying to get the details on some swapped out processes. Currently vmstat is showing 71 processes a swapped out: vmstat 3 3 kthr      memory       &...
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                                          How to get details on swapped out processes?

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