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Booting and Shutting Down Oracle Solaris on SPARC Platforms     Oracle Solaris 11 Information Library
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1.  Booting and Shutting Down a SPARC Based System (Overview)

2.  Booting a SPARC Based System to a Specified State (Tasks)

3.  Shutting Down a System (Tasks)

4.  Rebooting a SPARC Based System (Tasks)

5.  Booting a SPARC Based System From the Network (Tasks)

6.  Modifying Boot Parameters on a SPARC Based System (Tasks)

7.  Creating, Administering, and Booting From ZFS Boot Environments on SPARC Platforms (Tasks)

8.  Keeping a SPARC Based System Bootable (Tasks)

Keeping a SPARC Based System Bootable (Task Map)

Description of the Oracle Solaris Boot Archives

Obtaining Information About the Location and Contents of the SPARC Boot Archive

How to List the Contents of the Boot Archive

Managing the Boot Archive SMF Service

Determining Whether the boot-archive Service Is Running

How to Enable or Disable the boot-archive SMF Service

Maintaining the Integrity of the Boot Archives

How to Clear a Failed Automatic Boot Archive Update by Manually Updating the Boot Archive

9.  Troubleshooting Booting a SPARC Based System (Tasks)


Chapter 8

Keeping a SPARC Based System Bootable (Tasks)

This chapter describes how the keep a SPARC based system bootable by using the boot administration interface (bootadm). Procedures for displaying information about the boot archive and for maintaining the integrity of boot archive, as well as troubleshooting boot archive issues, are described.

The following is a list of the information that is in this chapter:

For overview information about booting a SPARC based system, see Chapter 1, Booting and Shutting Down a SPARC Based System (Overview).

For information about keeping an x86 based system bootable, see Chapter 8, Keeping an x86 Based System Bootable (Tasks), in Booting and Shutting Down Oracle Solaris on x86 Platforms.