This book describes boot and shutdown processes on physical machines running single Oracle Solaris instances. The information generally applies to both SPARC and x86 platforms, unless specifically stated otherwise.
This chapter contains the following information:
Refer also to the following documentation:
For systems that have service processors or multiple physical domains, boot and shutdown information can be found in their respective product documentation at https://www.oracle.com/products/oracle-a-z.html.
For booting operations that are connected to installations, refer to the following guides:
For an overview of the boot architecture and boot process in Oracle Solaris, see Overview of the Oracle Solaris Boot Architecture in Booting and Shutting Down Oracle Solaris 11.3 Systems.