I try to login to SQL using the below actions.
$ cd $ORACLE_HOME
$ cd bin

$ sqlplus

SQL*Plus: Release 9.0.1.0.0 - Production on Thu Dec 12 08:30:22 2002

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Enter user-name: system
Enter password:
ERROR:
ORA-01090: shutdown in progress - connection is not permitted

How can I login or, shut down SQL so i can gert in normally? ANy clues?

Mark