Solaris 10 What's New

System Administration Enhancements

The following system administration features and enhancements have been added to the Solaris 10 10/08 release.

Solaris Installation Tool Support of ZFS File Systems

The following Solaris installation tools have been enhanced in the Solaris 10 10/08 release to support ZFS file systems:

For more information, see the Solaris ZFS Administration Guide.

For previous Solaris 10 releases, see the following limited Solaris installation tool support for ZFS file systems:

SunVTS 7.0 Patch Set 3

SunVTSTM 7.0 Patch Set 3 follows a conventional three-tier architecture model that includes a browser-based user interface, a JavaTM technology-based middle server, and a diagnostic agent. SunVTS Patch Set 3 has the following enhancements:

For more information about SunVTS, see

lockstat Provider for DTrace

Starting with the Solaris 10 10/08 release, DTrace lockstat probes that displayed the spin count (spins) now returns spin time in nanoseconds. The lockstat provider interface and the lockstat command options have not changed.