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prestosetup(8)						       prestosetup(8)



NAME

  prestosetup -	Configures the Prestoserve software

SYNOPSIS

  /usr/sbin/prestosetup

DESCRIPTION

  The prestosetup command is an	interactive facility that allows you to	set
  up Prestoserve on your system.  Prestoserve speeds up	synchronous disk
  writes, including NFS	server access, by reducing the amount of disk I/O.
  The prestosetup command also allows you to modify the	Prestoserve confi-
  guration on your system.

  In order to use Prestoserve, your system must	contain	the necessary Pres-
  toserve hardware.

  The prestosetup command verifies that	the Prestoserve	license	is
  registered, the Prestoserve utilities	are installed, and the Prestoserve
  software is configured into your kernel. Note	that some Prestoserve
  hardware configurations require different forms of kernel configuration.
  If the Prestoserve hardware was installed in your system when	the operating
  system was installed,	the Prestoserve	software will be automatically con-
  figured into your kernel.  If	not, you may have to rebuild your kernel to
  include the correct Prestoserve controller device before you run pres-
  tosetup.

  The prestosetup command configures Prestoserve on your system	by asking the
  following questions:

    +  Do you want Prestoserve automatically enabled at	system startup?

    +  Which file systems do you want to accelerate? To	specify	a file sys-
       tem, use	the mount point.  Do not specify a block device	because	some
       functional subsystems, such as the Advanced File	System (AdvFS),	can
       map more	than one block device to a mount point.

    +  Do you want to start Prestoserve	now?

  After	you have entered the necessary information, the	prestosetup command
  displays the information that	you entered and	prompts	you to confirm that
  the information is correct.  If the information is not correct, the pres-
  tosetup command exits	and no changes are made.  If the information is
  correct, the prestosetup command does	the following:

    +  Creates the /dev/pr0 Prestoserve	control	device if necessary.

    +  Creates the /etc/prestotab file and includes the	mount points for the
       file systems that you want automatically	accelerated when the system
       starts up.

    +  Updates the /etc/rc.config file and sets	the appropriate	run-time con-
       figuration variables.

    +  Updates the /sbin/init.d/presto startup script with the Prestoserve
       configuration information from the /etc/rc.config file.

  If you choose	not to automatically enable Prestoserve	when you start up the
  system, you must manually start the prestoctl_svc daemon and use the presto
  command to accelerate	the file systems.

  The prestosetup command also allows you to modify the	Prestoserve confi-
  guration on your system.  For	example, you may want to add additional	file
  systems to the list in the /etc/prestotab file.

FILES

  /etc/prestotab
      Lists the	mount points for the file systems that you want	automatically
      accelerated when the system starts up.

SEE ALSO

  Commands: presto(8), prestoctl_svc(8)

  Files: prestotab(4)

  Guide	to Prestoserve