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NAME


locator - location indicator control

SYNOPSIS


/usr/sbin/locator [-f | -n]


DESCRIPTION


The locator command sets or queries the state of the system locator if
such a device exists.


Without options, the locator command reports the current state of the
system.


The privileges required to use this command are hardware dependent.
Typically, only the super user can get or set a locator.

OPTIONS


The following options are supported:

-f
Turns the locator off.


-n
Turns the locator on.


EXAMPLES


Example 1: Using the locator Command on a Platform Which Has a System


Locator LED


When issued on a platform which has a system locator LED, the following
command turns the locator on:


# locator -n
# locator
The 'system' locator is on


Example 2: Using the locator Command on a Platform Which Does Not Have a


System Locator LED


When issued on a platform which does not have a system locator LED, the
following command attempts to turn the locator on. The command returns an
error message.


# locator -n
'system' locator not found


EXIT STATUS


The following exit values are returned:

0
Successful completion.


1
Invalid command line input.


2
The requested operation failed.


SEE ALSO


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September 4, 2001 LOCATOR(1M)