Solaris 9 Installation Guide

To Activate a Boot Environment (Command-Line Interface)

  1. Log in as superuser.

  2. To activate the boot environment, type:

    # /usr/sbin/luactivate  BE_name


    Specifies the name of the boot environment that is to be activated 

  3. Reboot.

    # init 6

    Caution – Caution –

    Use only the init or shutdown commands to reboot. If you use the reboot, halt, or uadmin commands, the system does not switch boot environments. The last active boot environment is booted again.

Example 33–9 Activating a Boot Environment (Command-Line Interface)

In this example, the second_disk boot environment is activated at the next reboot.

# /usr/sbin/luactivate second_disk
# init 6