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Booting and Shutting Down Oracle® Solaris 11.3 Systems

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Updated: October 2017

x86: How to Stop and Reboot a System for Recovery Purposes

  1. Assume the root role.

    See Using Your Assigned Administrative Rights in Securing Users and Processes in Oracle Solaris 11.3.

  2. If the keyboard and mouse are functional, type init 0 to stop the system.
    # init 0
  3. If the system does not respond to any input from the mouse, do one of the following:
    • Press the Reset key to reboot the system.
    • Use the power switch to reboot the system.