System Administration Guide: Basic Administration

Where to Find Shut Down and Boot Tasks

Use these references to find step-by-step instructions for shutting down and booting a system.

Shut Down and Boot Task 

For More Information 

Shut down a SPARC or an x86 based system 

Chapter 10, Shutting Down a System (Tasks)

Modify boot behavior 

Chapter 11, Modifying Oracle Solaris Boot Behavior (Tasks)

Boot a SPARC based system or an x86 based system 

Chapter 12, Booting an Oracle Solaris System (Tasks)

Manage the Solaris boot archives 

Chapter 13, Managing the Oracle Solaris Boot Archives (Tasks)

Troubleshoot boot behavior on a SPARC or an x86 based system 

Troubleshooting Booting on the SPARC Platform (Task Map)