The 4-bit Priority field description reflects RFC 1883, which has been obsoleted by RFC 2460 (Solaris 8 implements RFC 2460). Consequently, the Priority field has been replaced by an 8-bit Traffic Class field. The IPv6 Header Format figure should identify the Traffic Class field instead of the Priority field. The Priority bulleted item on this page should also be replaced by the following Traffic Class description:
This new value also reduces the number of bits that are allocated to the “Flow Label” field to 20 bits.