In this release, if you are booting an x86 based system with the Oracle Solaris Software CD, DVD, or performing a PXE network boot, the system will boot automatically. To use the Device Configuration Assistant, you must interrupt the boot process by pressing ESC when prompted by the system.
During the device identification phase, the Device Configuration Assistant does the following:
Scans for devices that are installed on the system
Displays the identified devices
Enables you to perform optional tasks such as selecting a keyboard type or editing devices and their resources
During the boot phase, the Device Configuration Assistant does the following:
Displays a list of devices from which to boot. The device marked with an asterisk (*) is the default boot device.
Enables you to perform optional tasks, such as editing autoboot settings and property settings, and choosing the network configuration strategy.
The following section provides examples of menus that appear during the device identification phase. The device output varies based on your system configuration.