Shut Down or Reboot a Solaris System


You have more than one command option that you can use. The best command is this, executed as root:
shutdown -y -i5 -g0

This will immediately shut the system down. You can also use the older command that still works:
sync;sync;init 5

You can even use:

If you are trying to reboot the system as opposed to turning it off, you could use:
shutdown -y -i6 -g0

sync;sync;init 6

Or even:

So many commands to do the same thing… almost seems silly.


Ref: How to Geek



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