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Booting and Shutting Down Oracle® Solaris 11.3 Systems

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Updated: October 2017

x86: Managing Shutdown Animation Through SMF

During the shutdown process, if the console=graphics option was used to boot the system, and the shutdown is triggered by the Xorg server, a progress status indicator is displayed. To prevent the progress status indicator from displaying, set the new splash-shutdown property of the svc:/system/boot-config SMF service to false, as follows:

# svccfg -s svc:/system/boot-config:default setprop config/splash_shutdown = false
# svcadm refresh svc:/system/boot-config:default