Solaris Common Messages and Troubleshooting Guide


This message is often preceded by messages telling you that the system is going down in 15 minutes, 10 minutes, and so on. When you see these initial broadcast shutdown messages, save all your work, send any email you are working on, and close your files. Fortunately, vi(1) sessions are automatically saved for later recovery, but many other applications have no crash protection mechanism. Data loss is likely.