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In x86, the Boot loader is GNU Grub

In SPARC, the Boot loader is Open Boot PROM

  Phase Description
1 Boot Loader Phase Root file system archive is loaded
2 Booter Phase Boot archive is read and executed
3 Ramdisk Phase Kernel image is extracted and executed
4 Kernel Phase Oracle Solaris is initialized and root file system is mounted
5 init Phase The init daemon starts the svc.startd daemon
6 svc.startd Phase The svc.startd daemon starts system processes