System administration benefits of the Solaris 2.5 release are the result of enhancements to the Solaris system software and the ONC networking protocols and administration applications. For the benefit of IA users who may not have seen intervening releases, these enhancements are described in the following sections.
The following administration features have been enhanced since the release of Solaris 2.3:
Booting sequence is different on IA-based machines
The following administration features have been enhanced since the release of Solaris 2.1:
Administration Tool is enhanced to simplify terminal and modem setup.
Dynamic kernel and loadable modules simplify:
Kernel management for heterogeneous systems
Adding new devices to running systems
Adding device drivers without rebuilding the kernel