When it comes to shutting down and rebooting a Linux system the shutdown command is only command you need to know to do both jobs
This is a simple procedure which shows how to load the kernel debugger (kmdb)
During a reconfiguration restart, a device hierarchy is created in the /devices file system to represent the devices connected to the system.
This article shows how to gracefully shut down Solaris 9 from within the CDE, and from the Console Login.
Without a working SMF repository the system will not be able to boot. This article provides the steps to restore a working copy of the database.
To solve this problem, try one or more of following commands on the global zone until the zone state changes to Installed.
When you attempt to restart a remote server remember that the default ComputerName is the local machine, therefore you need to append -m ComputerName.
A simple post which provides a common place for the shutdown and reboot of various operating systems.
The Fast Reboot feature loads the kernel into memory and then switches to that kernel so that the reboot process occurs within seconds.