How to Capture Startup and Shutdown Messages in Solaris Releases 9 and earlier

(Doc ID 1001673.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 22, 2014

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 8.0 to 9 9/05 HW U9 [Release 8.0 to 9.0]
All Platforms

Symptoms

Startup and kill script output messages are not logged during system boot, shutdown or reboot. These messages can be vital whenever troubleshooting startup or shutdown failures. This information can also be helpful to determine which scripts are called by a particular init, reboot and shutdown syntax.

Cause

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