System Administration Guide: Basic Administration

ProcedureSPARC: How to Boot a System to Run Level 3 (Multiuser Level)

Use this procedure to boot a system that is currently at run level 0 to run level 3.

  1. Boot the system to run level 3.

    ok boot

    The automatic boot procedure displays a series of startup messages, and brings the system to run level 3. For more information, see the boot(1M) man page.

  2. Verify that the system has booted to run level 3.

    The login prompt is displayed when the boot process has finished successfully.

    hostname console login:

Example 12–1 SPARC: Booting a System to Run Level 3 (Multiuser Level)

The following example displays the messages from booting a system to run level 3.

ok boot
Sun Ultra 5/10 UPA/PCI (UltraSPARC-IIi 333MHz)
OpenBoot 3.15, 128 MB memory installed, Serial #number.
Ethernet address number, Host ID: number.

Rebooting with command: boot
Boot device: /pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/disk@0,0:a  File and args: kernel/sparcv9/unix
SunOS Release 5.10 Version s10_60 64-bit
Copyright 1983-2004 Sun Microsystems, Inc.  All rights reserved.
Use is subject to license terms.
configuring IPv4 interfaces: hme0.
add net default: gateway
Hostname: starlite
The system is coming up.  Please wait.
NIS domain name is
starting rpc services: rpcbind keyserv ypbind done.
Setting netmask of hme0 to
Setting default IPv4 interface for multicast: add net 224.0/4: gateway starlite
syslog service starting.The system is ready.
Starting Sun(TM) Web Console Version 2.1-dev..
volume management starting.
The system is ready.
starlite console login: 

In the preceding example, sparcv9 was used as an example only. This string matches the output of the isainfo -k command.