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System Management Guide: Operating System and Devices
In some cases, you might need to
shut down the system and enter single-user mode to perform software
maintenance and diagnostics.
- Type cd / to
change to the root directory. You must be in the root directory to shut
down the system to single-user mode to ensure that file systems are unmounted
- Type shutdown
-m. The system shuts down to single-user mode. A system
prompt displays and you can perform maintenance activities.
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