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System Administration Guide: Basic Administration     Oracle Solaris 11 Express 11/10
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1.  Managing User Accounts and Groups (Overview)

2.  Managing User Accounts and Groups (Tasks)

3.  Introduction to Shutting Down and Booting a System

4.  Shutting Down and Booting a System (Overview)

Fundamentals of the Oracle Solaris Boot Design

Overview of the SPARC Boot Architecture

Support for Booting Multiple Kernels

Implementation of the Boot Archives on SPARC

x86: Overview of the GRUB Bootloader

GRUB Based Booting

x86: Support for the findroot Command

x86: Support for Fast Reboot

x86: Fast Reboot Feature Enhancements

quiesce Function

uadmin Function

Booting From an Oracle Solaris ZFS Root File System

5.  Shutting Down a System (Tasks)

6.  Modifying Oracle Solaris Boot Behavior (Tasks)

7.  Booting an Oracle Solaris System (Tasks)

8.  Troubleshooting Booting an Oracle Solaris System (Tasks)

9.  Managing the Oracle Solaris Boot Archives (Tasks)

10.  x86: GRUB Based Booting (Reference)

11.  Managing Services (Overview)

12.  Managing Services (Tasks)


Chapter 4

Shutting Down and Booting a System (Overview)

This chapter provides an overview of booting a system. The Oracle Solaris boot design, boot processes, and various methods of booting a system are described.

This is a list of the information that is in this chapter:

For more information on a specific topic, see the following references: