• uname -a - display general information e.g. OS release, node name, machine ID number, etc
  • echo itick_per_tick/D | adb /stand/vmunix /dev/kmem - gives processor speed
  • echo “physmem/D” | adb /stand/vmunix /dev/kmem - gives memory size for 10.X systems
  • model - gives model name for server/workstation
  • grep model /usr/lib/sched.models - gives type of processor for 10.X systems
  • grep model /opt/langtools/lib/sched.models - gives processor type for 11.X systems
  • ioscan -fCprocessor - gives number of processors
  • getconf KERNEL_BITS - gives version of kernel (32 or 64 bit)

One script that runs these commands for you is sysinfo by Ian Springer, still available at http://www.unixguide.net/scripts/stats170

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