System Administration Guide, Volume 1

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

  1. Boot to run level 3 by using the boot(1M) command.

    ok boot

    The automatic boot procedure displays a series of startup messages, and brings the system to run level 3.

  2. Verify the system boots to run level 3.

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

    hostname console login:

SPARC: Example--Booting a System to Run Level 3 (Multiuser State)

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

ok boot
SPARCstation 10 (1 X 390Z50)
ROM Rev. 2.14, 32 MB memory installed, Serial #number.
Ethernet address number, Host ID: number.

Rebooting with command:                                               
Boot device: /iommu@f,e0000000/sbus@f,e0001000/espdma@f,400000/esp@f,8...
SunOS Release 5.8 Version Generic 32-bit
Copyright (c) 1983-2000 by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
configuring IPv4 interfaces: le0.
Hostname: earth
The system is coming up.  Please wait.
checking ufs filesystems
/dev/rdsk/c0t3d0s7: is clean.
NIS domainname is Solar.COM
starting rpc services: rpcbind keyserv ypbind done.
Setting netmask of le0 to
Setting default IPv4 interface for multicast: add net 224.0/4: gateway earth
syslog service starting.
Print services started.
volume management starting.
The system is ready.

earth console login: