Archive for 'Solaris Recovery'

Recovering from Solaris hangs with the deadman timer

Periodically a nasty bug will rear it’s head with Solaris or the latest build of Nevada, and the operating system will hang for no apparent reason. Recovering from a hang typically requires the administrator to reboot the host, which can delay the time it takes to get the system back to a working state. One […]

Booting x64 Solaris 10 into single user mode

Sun has a cool infodoc that describes adding a single user mode entry to the X64 Solaris 10 grub menu. This is super simple to do, and the following should more or less work (you need to adjust hdX to match your primary or secondary boot device): $ echo “ title Solaris 10 1/06 Single […]