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|Booting and Shutting Down Oracle Solaris on SPARC Platforms Oracle Solaris 11 Information Library|
Oracle Solaris is designed to run continuously so that enterprise services, such as databases and web services, remain available as much as possible. This chapter provides guidelines for shutting down and booting a SPARC based system.
Note - This guide focuses primarily on booting and shutting down a single Oracle Solaris instance on servers and workstations. Information about booting and shutting down Oracle Solaris on systems that have service processors and systems that have multiple physical domains is not covered in detail in this document. For more information, see the product documentation for your specific hardware at http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/indexes/documentation/index.html.
The following is a list of the information that is in this chapter:
For information about booting an x86 based system, see Booting and Shutting Down Oracle Solaris on x86 Platforms.