Solaris X86 – Instruction to boot Single user mode for maintenance
Instructions to Boot Solaris X86 CDROM to Single User mode:
1) Insert the Solaris x86 CDROM in the drive
2) Boot with the DCA floppy (2.6 and higher) or MDB floppy, (or correct Driver Update Boot diskettes)
3) Select the cdrom to boot when presented with the available devices
4) When asked to select either Interactive or JumpStart, input
to boot single user.
To mount a disk
At the # prompt, enter:
# mount /dev/dsk/cxdxsx /a (if IDE)
/dev/dsk/cxtxdxsx /a (if SCSI)
Where x is the appropriate number of the device.
To set the terminal type:
# export TERM
Note: DCA stands for Device Configuration Assistant and MDB stands for Multiple Device Boot