The following logical domains features and enhancements have been added to the Solaris 10 11/06 release.
The Logical Domains (LDoms) 1.0 software enables system administrators to create and manage logical domains. This software provides multiple software partition support and the following features for Sun4v-based platforms:
Software upgrade to UltraSPARC T1 systems (Solaris 10 11/06 and firmware upgrade)
Up to 32 logical domains per system, managed by a CLI, the Logical Domains (LDoms) Manager 1.0 software, which is a separate download
Each guest domain can be created, destroyed, reconfigured, and rebooted independently
Virtual console, Ethernet, disk, and cryptographic acceleration
Live dynamic reconfiguration of virtual CPUs
Fault management architecture (FMA) diagnosis for each logical domain
In addition to the Solaris 10 11/06 OS, a minimum level of system firmware 6.4 and Logical Domains Manager 1.0 software is required to have Logical Domains functionality.