Solaris 10: Use the Device Configuration Assistant on an Oracle Solaris
x86 based system.
Note - Starting with the Solaris 10 1/06 release, the Device Configuration Assistant
has been replaced by the GRUB menu.
Used after changing the hardware configuration
of the system. This utility enables you to boot the Solaris system
from a different boot device, configure new or incorrectly configured hardware, or perform
other device-related or boot-related tasks.
boot problems on systems that have 64-bit computing capabilities.
If you have hardware
that requires the system to load one or more device drivers that are
not available in 64-bit mode, booting the system to 64-bit mode could fail.
You would then need to boot the system to 32-bit mode.