System Administration Guide: Basic Administration

SPARC: How to Boot a System to Run Level 3 (Multiuser Level)

Use this procedure to boot a system that is currently at run level 0 to run level 3.

  1. Boot the system to run level 3.

    ok boot

    The automatic boot procedure displays a series of startup messages, and brings the system to run level 3.

    For more information, see boot(1M).

  2. Verify that the system has booted to run level 3.

    The login prompt is displayed when the boot process has finished successfully.

    hostname console login:

SPARC: Example—Booting a System to Run Level 3 (Multiuser Level)

The following example displays the messages from booting a system to run level 3.

ok boot
Sun Ultra 5/10 UPA/PCI (UltraSPARC-IIi 333MHz)
OpenBoot 3.15, 128 MB memory installed, Serial #number.
Ethernet address number, Host ID: number.

Rebooting with command: boot
Boot device: disk:a  File and args: 
SunOS Release 5.9 Version Generic 64-bit
Copyright (c) 1983-2002 by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
configuring IPv4 interfaces: hme0.
Hostname: starbug
The system is coming up.  Please wait.
checking ufs filesystems
/dev/rdsk/c0t0d0s7: is clean.
/dev/rdsk/c0t0d0s4: is clean.
NIS domainname is Solar.COM
starting rpc services: rpcbind keyserv ypbind done.
Setting netmask of hme0 to
Setting default IPv4 interface for multicast: add net 224.0/4: 
gateway starbug
syslog service starting.
Print services started.
volume management starting.
The system is ready.

starbug console login: