(archived 2002-06-07)

A Sysadmin's Unixersal Translator (ROSETTA STONE) OR   What do they call that in this world?

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OS versions in parentheses; e.g. 10+ means version 10 and greater; 9- means version 9 and previous. $=extra cost

If not specified, commands are in one of the following directories: /usr/bin, /usr/sbin, /sbin, /bin
Categories:

hardware, firmware, devices disks kernel, boot, swap files, volumes
networking security, backup software, patching, tracing, logging references
TASK \ OS  AIX Darwin Caldera OpenServer
DG/UX FreeBSD HP-UX IRIX Linux
NetBSD OpenBSD Solaris SunOS 4 Tru64
Ultrix UNICOS OS / TASK 
OS notes   The Open Source foundation for Mac OS X, descended from NeXTStep UnixWare 7.1.
Formerly SCO
        (rh) = Red Hat,
Mandrake, Suse,...
(deb) = Debian, Storm,
Progeny, Corel,...
    Solaris 2.0-2.6, 7, 8, 9
(SunOS 5.*)
SVR4-based
Solaris 1.*
BSD-based
(Digital Unix, OSF/1)
(4)= 4.0F/G
(5)= 5.0A
  Cray Inc., formed from the March 2000 merger of Tera Computer Company and Cray Research OS notes
administrative GUI smit
smitty
wsm
Aqua: System Preferences, NetInfo Manager scoadmin sysadm /stand/sysinstall sam  /usr/sysadm/bin/sysmgr (6.3+)
toolchest
/usr/Cadmin/bin/*
linuxconf
yast2 (Suse)
sushi  

solstice
admintool
smc (8 01/01+)

  checklist
(5) sysman
  checklist
/etc/install/install
xmenu
administrative GUI
managing users lsuser
mkuser
chuser
rmuser
Aqua: System
Preferences, Users
scoadmin
useradd
userdel
  pw useradd
userdel
/usr/Cadmin/bin/cpeople useradd
userdel
useradd
userdel
useradd
userdel
adduser (interactive)
useradd
userdel
      xadmin
udbgen
udbrstrict
nu scripts
managing users
list hardware configuration
prtconf
lscfg
lsattr
lsdev
ioreg -bls

hwconfig
hw
scoadmin/DCU

/usr/lib/X11/testtools/
z35SysInfo

dg_sysreport -g hardware dmesg
cat /var/run/dmesg.boot

ioscan
dmesg (if you're lucky)
adb
model
stm (from the SupportPlus CDROM)

hinv

dmesg (if you're lucky)
/proc/cpuinfo
/proc/pci
/proc/meminfo
/proc/interrupts
/proc/ioports
lspci

dmesg
more
/var/run/dmesg.boot
cat /kern/msgbuf
dmesg
cat /var/run/dmesg.boot

prtconf -v
/usr/platform/`uname -i`/
sbin/prtdiag -v (sun4u and sun4d only)
psrinfo -v
isainfo -v
dmesg
iostat -En

dmesg (if you're lucky)  uerf -R -o full
dia -R full
(5) hwmgr -show
devices
uerf -R -o full (if you're lucky) 

machid
getconf
uname -a

list hardware configuration 
show/set
EEPROM/NVRAM
values
bootlist -o -m normal
nvram     pciconf -l setboot
bootadmin (at boot PROM)
stm
nvram
printenv/setenv (at command monitor)
/dev/nvram (if you have it)
hwclock
eeprom openprom (on
OpenFirmware
architectures)
eeprom   (4.0D+) consvar     show/set
EEPROM/NVRAM
values
add device without reboot cfgmgr -v (automatic — autdodiskmounter) mkdev    

ioscan -fnCdevtype;
insf -Cdevtype

scsiha -pr
ioconfig -f /hw
modprobe
kerneld
insmod
    devfsadm. pre-Solaris 7, use:
drvconfig; devlinks; {disks, tapes, ports}
 

(3.2.*) scu scan edt
(4.0) scu scan edt; disklabel -rw rzXX label (for disks)
(5.x) dsfmgr -k; disklabel -rw dskn auto

    add device without reboot
tape device /dev/rmt0   /dev/rct0   /dev/rsa0 /dev/rmt/0 /dev/tape
/dev/nrtape
/dev/st0 /dev/st0 /dev/st0 /dev/rmt/0   (5.x) /dev/ntape /dev/tape   tpmnt tape device
X kvm config     hwconfig         xf86config     kdmconfig (x86)         X kvm config
read a disk label  lspv -l Disk Utility fsname admpdisk -o list
admvdisk -o list
disklabel -r diskinfo
pvdisplay
prtvtoc fdisk -l disklabel -r
disk
mbrlabel
fdisk -r OR disklabel -rl prtvtoc dkinfo disklabel -r chpt -q   read a disk label 
whole disk in partition  N/A (non-root partitions are mounted under /Volumes) /dev/1s# (#=0,1,...)   c   10   c or d
sysctl kern.rawpartition
c 2 c c c   whole disk in partition 
label a disk  mkvg (labels unused)   admpdisk fdisk
disklabel -wr
sysinstall
pvcreate

dvhtool
fx -x

cfdisk
fdisk
e2label
disklabel -wr
mbrlabel
disklabel -wr format  format disklabel -rw chpt -a /etc/labelit label a disk 
partition a disk  mklv pdisk   admpdisk fdisk
sysinstall
lvcreate
sam
fx parted (if you have it)
fdisk
pdisk (on a MAC)
disklabel -i fdisk -e OR disklabel -E format
fmthard
format disklabel -e chpt -p /etc/install/install partition a disk 
kernel /unix /mach_kernel /unix /dgux /kernel /hpux (9)
/stand/vmunix (10+)
/unix  /boot/vmlinuz
/boot/bootlx
/netbsd /bsd /kernel/genunix
/platform/`uname -m`/
 kernel/unix
/platform/`uname -m`/
 kernel/sparcv9/unix (7+)
/vmunix /vmunix /vmunix /unicos kernel
show/set kernel parameters /usr/samples/kernel/vmtune
(installed with the bos
adt.samples fileset)

/usr/sbin/no (network-related)
/usr/sbin/sysctl /etc/conf/cf.d/configure -x  

/boot/kernel.conf
sysctl
/etc/sysctl.conf

sam
sysdef
kmtune (11+)
getconf
systune /proc/*
/proc/sys/*
sysctl
/etc/sysctl.conf
/etc/sysctl.conf

sysdef
getconf
cat /etc/system
ndd
adb -k

  dxkerneltuner
sysconfig
    show/set kernel parameters
show runlevel who -r (runlevels unused) who -r who -r   who -r who -r /sbin/runlevel N/A   who -r   who -r   who -r show runlevel
make disk bootable bosboot -a bless       mkboot dvhtool fdisk -A(and lilo to manipulate mbr) fdisk -i
installboot
  installboot /usr/platform/
`uname -m`
/lib/fs/ufs/bootblk raw_device_file
  (4.x+) disklabel -rw -t [ufs|advfs]     make disk bootable
startup scripts  /etc/rc* /System/Library/
StartupItems/*,
/Library/StartupItems/,
/etc/rc*
/etc/rc* /etc/rc* /etc/rc*
/usr/local/etc/rc.d/

/etc/rc* (9)
/sbin/rc* (10+)
/sbin/init.d/

/etc/rc*
/etc/init.d/
/etc/rc* (but may vary)
/etc/init.d/
 
/etc/rc*
 
/etc/rc*
/etc/rc*
/etc/init.d/
/etc/rc* /sbin/init.d; links in /sbin/rc?.d /etc/rc*   startup scripts 
check swap space  lsps -a ls -l /var/vm swap -l admswap -o list -buv
dg_sysreport -p freeswap
swapinfo swapinfo swap -s
swap -l
cat /proc/meminfo
free
swapctl -l swapctl swap -s
swap -l
pstat -s swapon -s   /etc/swapper check swap space 
"normal" filesystem  jfs ufs
hfs+
htfs dg/ux ufs hfs efs, xfs ext2
ext3
ReiserFS
ffs (was ufs) ffs (was ufs) ufs 4.2

(4) ufs
(5) AdvFS

ufs NC1FS
C2FS
"normal" filesystem 
volume-based filesystem  jfs   vdisk   ccd
vinum
jfs (vxfs)
LVM
VxVM ($)
xlv, xvm, xfs Linux Volume Manager (LVM)
ccd, raidframe

ccd
Solstice DiskSuite
VxVM ($)
  Advfs
LSM
    volume-based filesystem 
file system
description
/etc/filesystems NetInfo

/etc/mnttab
/etc/default/filesys
/etc/vfstab (local)
/etc/rmtab (remote)

/etc/fstab /etc/fstab /etc/checklist
(9) 
/etc/fstab
(10+)
/etc/fstab  /etc/fstab /etc/fstab /etc/fstab /etc/vfstab (local) /etc/fstab /etc/fstab
AdvFS: /etc/fdmns
/etc/fstab /etc/fstab file system
description
volume manipulation

smitty vg
smitty lvm
smitty jfs
mkvg; chvg; rmvg
mklv; chlv; rmlv
mkfs; crfs; rmfs

Disk Utility / pdisk   sysadm vinum vg*; lv*; pv*
extendfs
fsadm

xlv_mgr
xvm

e2fsadm
lvcreate
lvremove
lvextend
ccdconfig
raidctl
  /opt/VRTSvxva/bin/vxva
(Veritas)
/usr/opt/SUNWmd/
 sbin/metatool
(DiskSuite)
  AdvFS: mkfdmn, mkfset, addvol, showfdmn
LSM: volassist or volmake, volume, volplex and volsd, volprint
  /etc/install/install volume manipulation
create filesystem crfs (automatic)     newfs mkfs mkfs mke2fs newfs newfs newfs
mkfs
  AdvFS: mkfdmn
UFS: newfs
MFS: mfs
  bb
mkfs
labelit
create filesystem
create non-0-length empty file lmktemp dd if=/dev/zero of=filenmae bs=1024 count=desired dd if=/dev/zero of=filenmae bs=1024 count=desired   truncate -s size[K|M|G] filename
dd if=/dev/zero of=filename bs=size[b|k|m|g] \
count=desired
prealloc mkfile dd if=/dev/zero of=filename
bs=1024k count=desired
dd if=/dev/zero of=filename bs=1m count=desired dd if=/dev/zero of=filename bs=1024k count=desired mkfile   dd if=/dev/zero of=filename bs=1024k count=desired     create non-0-length empty file
mount CDROM

mount -v cdrfs -o ro
/dev/cd0 /cdrom

smitty cdrom

(automatic — autdodiskmounter) mount /dev/cd0 path   mount /cdrom
mount_cd9660
/dev/acd0? /cdrom
pfs_mountd
pfsd
pfs_mount
(mounts automatically when CD inserted) mount /cdrom mount /dev/cd0a path mount -t cd9660 -r /dev/cd0a path /etc/init.d/vold start; volcheck or
mount -F hsfs /dev/sr0 /cdrom
  mount /dev/disk/cdromXa
/mnt
    mount CDROM
NFS share definitions /etc/exports
/etc/xtab
NetInfo: /config/SharePoints /etc/exports   /etc/exports /etc/exports /etc/exports /etc/exports /etc/exports /etc/exports /etc/dfs/dfstab /etc/exports /etc/exports   /etc/exports NFS share definitions
NFS share command exportfs -a   exportfs -a
/etc/nfs start
  kill -s HUP `cat /var/run/mountd.pid` exportfs -a exportfs -a /etc/init.d/nfs-server reload
(rh)
exportfs -a
kill -s HUP `cat /var/run/mountd.pid`
/etc/rc.d/mountd reload
kill -HUP `cat /var/run/mountd.pid` share
shareall
exportfs -a /sbin/init.d/nfs start; /sbin/init.d/nfsmount start   exportfs -a NFS share command
name resolution order /etc/netsvc.conf NetInfo     /etc/host.conf /etc/nsswitch.conf 6+: /etc/nsswitch.conf
5.3: /etc/resolv.conf
/etc/nsswitch.conf
/etc/resolv.conf
/etc/nsswitch.conf
/etc/resolv.conf
/etc/resolv.conf /etc/nsswitch.conf   /etc/svc.conf   /etc/hosts.usenamed name resolution order
show network interface info ifconfig -a
no -a
netstat -i
ifconfig -a

ifconfig -a
netstat -in
Network Config. Mgr. (GUI)

  ifconfig -A lanadmin
landiag
lanscan
netstat -in
ifconfig -a
netstat -ia
/sbin/ifconfig ifconfig -a
netstat -in
ifconfig -A ndd
ifconfig -a
netstat -in
(8+) kstat -n hme0 | egrep 'ifspeed|duplex'
 

ifconfig -a
netstat -in

  ifconfig -a
netstat -in
show network interface info
change IP smitty chinet System Preferences: Network
NetInfo

ifconfig

netconfig

sysadm edit /etc/rc.conf (option ifconfig_interfacename) /sbin/set_parms initial edit: /etc/{hosts,
sys_id,
resolv.conf,
TIMEZONE},
/etc/config/
{static-route.options,
ifconfig-1.options};
reboot

(rh) edit: /etc/hosts,
/etc/sysconfig/network,
/etc/sysconfig/
network-scripts/
ifcfg-eth0
(deb) edit
/etc/network/interfaces;
/etc/init.d/networking
restart

edit /etc/ifconfig.interface
dhclient
edit /etc/hostname.driver

edit: /etc/{resolv.conf, hosts, hostname.*, netmasks, nodename,
dumpadm.conf, net/*/hosts}

sys-unconfig; reboot

  (4.x) netsetup
(5.x) sysman net_wizard or
netconfig
 

netconfig
ifconfig
initif

/etc/install/install

change IP
ping one packet   ping -c 1 hostname  ping -c 1 hostname ping -c 1 hostname ping -s -c 1 hostname  ping -c 1 hostname  ping hostname 10 1 (9)
ping hostname -n 1 (10+)
ping -c 1 hostname   ping -c 1 hostname  ping -c 1 hostname  ping -c 1 hostname ping hostname  packetsize 1 ping hostname
packetsize 1
ping -c 1
 
  ping hostname ping one packet 
sniff network iptrace
ipreport
       

nettl
netfmt

snoop
tcpdump
etherfind
tcpdump
  tcpdump snoop etherfind       sniff network
route definitions  netstat -r
smitty route
netstat -r netstat -r sysadm edit /etc/rc.conf (option defaultrouter) /etc/rc.config.d/netconf /etc/config/
static-route.options
(rh) /etc/sysconfig/network
(rh) /etc/sysconfig/static-routes
(deb) /etc/init.d/network
(deb) /etc/network

netstat -r

route show

netstat -r

route show

/etc/defaultrouter

/etc/notrouter

  /etc/routes   netstat -r route definitions 
telnetd, ftpd banner /etc/security/login.cfg /etc/ftpwelcome     /etc/ftpwelcome /etc/inetd.conf (telnet) /etc/issue /etc/issue.net (telnet)
(ftp varies; can use tcp wrappers)
    /etc/default/telnetd
/etc/default/ftpd
  /etc/issue   /etc/issue
/etc/motd
telnetd, ftpd banner
encrypted passwords in  /etc/security/passwd NetInfo /etc/shadow /etc/shadow /etc/master.passwd /etc/passwd (not Trusted)
/secure/etc/passwd (Trusted 9)
/tcb/files/auth/
(10+)
/etc/shadow /etc/shadow (may vary) /etc/master.passwd (/etc/pwd.db) /etc/master.passwd (/etc/pwd.db) /etc/shadow   /tcb/files/auth (only with Enhanced Security) /etc/shadow /etc/udb encrypted passwords in 
allow/deny root
logins
/etc/security/user /etc/ttys (doesn't affect ssh) /dev/default/login /etc/default/login /etc/login.access;
/etc/ttys
 /etc/securetty  /etc/default/login /etc/securetty /etc/ttys /etc/ttys /etc/default/login   /etc/securettys   udbrestrict -R allow/deny root
logins
show installed software  lslpp -L ls /Applications
Apple System Profiler

swconfig
displaypkg
pkginfo

pkginfo pkg_info rmfn, what (HP-UX 9)
swlist (HP-UX 10+)

versions
showfiles
showprods

(rh) rpm -a -i
(rh) rpm -qa
(deb) dselect
(deb) dpkg -l
 pkg_info  pkg_info pkginfo
prodreg
admintool
  setld -i     show installed software 
add software

smitty install_all
smitty installp

/usr/lib/instl/sm_inst
installp_cmd -a
-d 'device' '-c' '-N' '-g' '-X'

drag-and-drop

custom
installpkg
SCOadmin (GUI)

  /stand/sysinstall
/usr/ports make
pkg_add
swinstall inst
swmgr
(rh) rpm -hiv
(deb) dselect
(deb) apt-get install pkg
(deb) dpkg -i
pkg_add
/usr/pkgsrc && make
pkg_add
/usr/ports && make
pkgadd   setld -l     add software
precompiled binaries of GPLware and freeware aixpdslib.seas.ucla.edu/
aixpdslib.html

www-frec.bull.com/
docs/download.htm
fink.sourceforge.net www.caldera.com/
skunkware
  ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/.0/
FreeBSD/ports/i386/
packages-4.0-release

hpux.cs.utah.edu

hpux.connect.org.uk

freeware.sgi.com
www.sgi.com/fun

www.linux.org
linux.tucows.com
ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/
NetBSD/packages
ftp://ftp.openbsd.org/
pub/OpenBSD/<version>/
packages
www.sunfreeware.com   www.tru64unix.compaq.com/
demos

tpegsrvr.zk3.dec.com/
freeware/tbl_packages.html
    precompiled binaries of GPLware and freeware
C compiler   /usr/ibmcxx/bin/cc /usr/bin/cc (hacked gcc) /usr/bin/cc /usr/sde/default/usr/bin/cc /usr/bin/cc (gcc) /opt/softbench/bin/cc ($)
/bin/cc (9)
/usr/bin/cc (10+; not ANSI; kernel builder only)
/opt/MIPSpro/
 bin/cc ($)
/usr/bin/cc
 gcc  /usr/bin/cc  /usr/bin/cc /opt/SUNWspro/
 bin/cc ($)
/usr/bin/cc /usr/bin/cc   /opt/ctl/bin/cc C compiler 
show patch level
and/or patches
instfix -ivq Apple:About This Mac
ls /Library/Receipts
swconfig -P   uname -a swlist -l product |
grep someString

versions -b | grep patch (6.4-)
uname -R (6.5+)

(rh) rpm -q
(deb) dpkg -s
cat /kern/version
uname -a
  showrev -p
prodreg (2.6+)
patchadd -p
  dupatch -track -type kit
dupatch -track -type patch
setld -i | grep patchname
    show patch level
and/or patches
patch tool  installp
smitty update_all
System Preferences / Software Update   dg_sysreport -p patches (cvsup or cvs to update,
then rebuild)
update (9)
swinstall (10+)
inst (deb) apt-get update
(deb) apt-get upgrade
cvs cvs/CTM installpatch (2.5.1-)
patchadd (2.6+)
pkgadd
/usr/sadm/bin/smpatch (9+)
  setld -i
dupatch
    patch tool 
configure/show
runtime linking
          chatr   ldconfig
ldd
    crle
ldd
pldd
        configure/show
runtime linking
link library path $LIBPATH         $SHLIB_PATH   $LD_LIBRARY_PATH     $LD_LIBRARY_PATH       $LDPATH link library path
tracing utility  trace
syscalls
truss
ktrace     ktrace
truss
ltrace
trace (freeware)
tusc (11+, freeware)
par

strace
ltrace

ktrace
ktruss
ktrace
ptrace
truss
sotruss
trace trace
truss
  cdbx
jumptrace
tracing utility 
define user defaults            

/etc/default/login
/etc/profile

/etc/profile
/etc/security/
    /etc/default/login
/etc/profile
/etc/security/
      udbgen
nu scripts
define user defaults
csh global .login   /etc/csh.login       /etc/csh.login /etc/cshrc   /etc/csh.login   /etc/.login       /etc/login csh global .login
default syslog /var/adm/syslog /var/log/system.log /usr/adm/syslog
/var/adm/log/osmlog
/var/adm/messages /var/log/messages /var/adm/syslog/syslog.log /var/adm/SYSLOG /var/log/syslog
/var/log/messages
/var/log/messages /var/log/messages /var/log/syslog   (4.x+) /var/adm/messages
/var/adm/syslog.dated (kern, auth, daemon, lpr, syslog, user)
/var/adm/binary.errlog
  /usr/adm/messages default syslog
system error reporting tool  errpt Console
/var/log/crash.log, dmesg
dmesg admsyslog -o report dmesg dmesg
sysdiag (9 and early10)
stm/cstm/mstm/xstm (10.20+)
sysmon
amsyslog
availmon
eventmond
imdmonitor
syserrpanel
dmesg dmesg
cat /kern/msgbuf
dmesg prtdiag dmesg (4.x) uerf; dia (DECevent)
(5.x) (System errors)
EVM (evmget; evmshow)
(Hardware errors) dia; ca (Compqaq analyze)
uerf errpt system error reporting tool 
performance monitoring ftp://ftp.software.ibm.com/
aix/tools/perftools/perfpmr
vm_stat
nfsstat
Process Viewer
    fstat; nfsstat; systat; vmstat; netstat; sockstat; uustat; top   pcp
dkstat
pmkstat
vmstat iostat; netstat; systat;
vmstat
iostat; pstat; systat;
vmstat

sar; iostat; kstat;
mpstat; netstat; nfsstat;
prstat; trapstat; vmstat

  /usr/opt/sv4b/bin/sar  

sar; xsar; tsar; xsam;
xscc; xns; xnetmon;
nfsstat; perfmon; ja;
mppview; xmppview;
sam; csam

performance monitoring
FAQs (see also faqs.org) www.faqs.org/faqs/
aix-faq/part1/
preamble.html
www.darwinfo.org/
faq.shtml
pcunix.com/SCOFAQ/ www-csc.dg.com/csc/
dguxfaqs1.asp
www.freebsd.org/doc/
en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq
www.faqs.org/faqs/
hp/hpux-faq/preamble.html
techpubs.sgi.com/library/
tpl/cgi-bin/browse.cgi?coll=0650
&db=FAQ
www.linuxdoc.org/
FAQ/Linux-FAQ
www.netbsd.org/
Documentation
www.openbsd.org/faq www.faqs.org/faqs/Solaris2/
FAQ/

www.faqs.org/faqs/Solaris2/
x86/FAQ/
www.faqs.org/faqs/
comp-sys-sun-faq/
www2.tru64.org/faq/
tru64_faq.php
www.supelec.fr/decus/
faq/faq-ultrix.html
www.spikynorman
.net
FAQs (see also faqs.org)
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newsgroup(s)
groups.google
comp.unix.aix
www.thp.uni-duisburg.de/
cuaix/cuaix.html
  comp.unix.sco.misc   comp.unix.bsd.
freebsd.misc
 
comp.sys.hp.hpux  comp.sys.sgi.admin  comp.os.linux.* (esp .answers) comp.unix.bsd.
netbsd.misc
 
comp.unix.bsd.
openbsd.misc
comp.sys.sun.
admin
, comp.unix.solaris 
comp.sys.sun
admin
 
comp.sys.dec, comp.unix.tru64 comp.unix.ultrix comp.unix.cray

newsgroup(s)
groups.google

user groups www.userblue.org www.apple.com/
usergroups
    www.freebsd.org/
support.html#user
www.interex.org       www.deadly.org     Encompass/DECUS   www.cug.org
www.excray.com
user groups
magazines

www.developer.
ibm.com/library/aixpert

www.macworld.com     www.daemonnews.com www.hpchronicle.com
www.interex.org/hpuxusr
www.hppro.com
www.sgi.com/support/
pipeline.html
www.linuxjournal.com
www.linux-mag.com
www.daemonnews.com   www.sunworld.com/   www.tru64.org/     magazines
vendor home page www.developer.ibm.com/
tech/map/aixrm.html
www.apple.com www.caldera.com/
products/openserver

www-csc.dg.com/
csc/default.asp

www.freebsd.org www.unixsolutions.hp.com/
products/hpux
www.sgi.com/software/
software.html#IRIX
 
www.linux.org
www.redhat.com
www.netbsd.org www.openbsd.org www.sun.com/solaris/   www.tru64unix
.compaq.com/
www.supelec.fr/decus/
faq/faq-ultrix.html
www.cray.com vendor home page
vendor docs and patches

www.redbooks.ibm.com

techsupport.services.
ibm.com/
server/support?
view=pSeries

www.apple.com/support/
security/security.html
www.caldera.com/support www-csc.dg.com/csc/
custdocsasp/
custdocs2.asp?
category=069docs.asp
www.freebsd.org/handbook
www.freebsd.org/releases/
4.0R/errata.html
docs.hp.com
itrc.hp.com
techpubs.sgi.com
www.sgi.com/
support/patch_intro.html

support.sgi.com
relnotes
grelnotes
www.linuxdoc.org/
rpmfind.net/linux/RPM

www.netbsd.org/
Security

www.openbsd.org/
docum.html
docs.sun.com
sunsolve.sun.com
  www.tru64unix
.compaq.com/docs/
  www.cray.com/
craydoc
vendor docs and patches
vendor phone (US) AIX: 800-237-5511
IBM hardware:
 800-426-7378
1-800-MY-APPLE     925-674-0783
(FreeBSD Mall)
800-633-3600 800-800-4SGI       800-USA-4SUN   800-344-4825 800-344-4825   vendor phone (US)
TASK / OS AIX Darwin Caldera OpenServer
(UnixWare 7.1)
formerly SCO
DG/UX FreeBSD HP-UX IRIX Linux NetBSD OpenBSD Solaris SunOS Tru64
(Digital Unix, OSF/1)
(4) 4.0F/G
(5) 5.0A
Ultrix UNICOS OS \ TASK 

Universal Command Guide is a large book which covers several of the OSs in this table. See http://www.allcommands.com

See also Heiner Steven's AWK dialects page at http://www.shelldorado.com/articles/awkcompat.html

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