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man pages section 8: System Administration Commands

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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

vbiosd(8)

Name

vbiosd - vbios daemon

Synopsis

vbiosd

Description

The vbiosd daemon is started at boot time to provide an execution environment for adapter-supplied VBIOS code that is used in graphics mode switching.

This mode switching occurs when exiting X, switching virtual terminals (see vtdaemon(8) for more information), and during fast reboot.

Attributes

See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Interface Stability
Uncommitted

See Also

svcs(1), attributes(7), smf(7), svcadm(8), vtdaemon(8)

Notes

The vbios daemon is managed by the service management facility, smf(7), under the service identifier:

svc:/system/vbiosd:default

Administrative actions on this service, such as enabling, disabling, or requesting restart, can be performed using svcadm(8). The service's status can be queried using the svcs(1) command.