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Booting and Shutting Down Oracle Solaris 11.1 Systems     Oracle Solaris 11.1 Information Library
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1.  Booting and Shutting Down a System (Overview)

2.  x86: Administering the GRand Unified Bootloader (Tasks)

3.  Shutting Down a System (Tasks)

Shutting Down a System

Guidelines for Shutting Down a System

System Shutdown Commands

Shutting Down a System

How to Determine Who Is Logged in to the System

How to Shut Down a System by Using the shutdown Command

How to Shut Down a Stand-Alone System by Using the init Command

Turning Off Power to System Devices

4.  Booting a System (Tasks)

5.  Booting a System From the Network (Tasks)

6.  Troubleshooting Booting a System (Tasks)


Turning Off Power to System Devices

You need to turn off power to all system devices when you do the following:

Note - You can shut down an x86 based system by pressing the power button. Shutting the system off this way causes an ACPI event to be sent to the system, alerting the system that the user has requested a shutdown. Turning the power off this way is equivalent to running the shutdown -i0 or init 0 commands.

For information about turning off power to devices, see the instructions for the specified hardware in the product documentation at