System Administration Guide, Volume 1

SPARC: Example--Booting a System to Run Level S (Single-User State)

The following example displays a system booted to run level S.

ok boot -s
SunOS Release 5.8 Version Generic 32-bit
Copyright (c) 1983-2000 by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
configuring IPv4 interfaces: le0.
Hostname: earth


Type control-d to proceed with normal startup,
(or give root password for system maintenance): xxx
Sun Microsystems Inc.   SunOS 5.8		generic August 1999
# who -r
   .       run-level S  Jul 14 11:37     S      0  ?
(Perform some maintenance task)
# Press <Control-d>