System Administration Guide, Volume 1

SPARC: Example--Booting a System Interactively

In the following example, the default choices (shown in square brackets []) are accepted.

ok boot -a
Rebooting with command: boot -a
Boot device: /pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/disk@0,0:a  File and args: -a
Enter filename [kernel/sparcv9/unix]: Return
Enter default directory for modules [/platform/SUNW,Ultra-5_10/kernel 
/platform/sun4u/kernel /kernel /usr/kernel]: Return
Name of system file [etc/system]: Return
SunOS Release 5.8 Version Generic 64-bit
Copyright (c) 1983-2000 by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
root filesystem type [ufs]: Return
Enter physical name of root device
[/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/disk@0,0:a]: Return
configuring IPv4 interfaces: hme0.
Hostname: starbug
The system is coming up.  Please wait.
checking ufs filesystems
The system is ready.
earth console login: