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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)


Keeping a SPARC Based System Bootable (Task Map)

Table 8-1 Keeping a SPARC Based System Bootable: Task Map

For Instructions
List the contents of the boot archive by using the bootadm command.
Use the bootadm list-archive command to list the contents of the boot archive.
Manage the boot-archive service.
The boot-archive service is controlled by the SMF. Use the svcadm command to enable or disable the service. Use the svcs command to verify whether the boot-archive service is running.
Clear a boot archive update failure by using the bootadm command to manually update the boot archive.
Use this procedure to manually clear boot archive update failures on a SPARC based system.