Solaris 8 2/04 What's New Supplement

Early Access

Feature Description 

Solaris 9 Documentation

Some features in this Update release may not have documentation other than man pages. For additional reference, refer to the Solaris 9 operating environment documentation on

Prior to the release of the Solaris 9 operating environment, follow the links for documentation on the Solaris 9 operating environment Early Access Web site at

When accessing Solaris 9 documentation during the beta period, you might be asked to accept a restricted usage license. 

Solaris 8 Early Access Directories

The Solaris 8 2/02 release includes Early Access (EA) directories with EA software. EA products are located on both the Solaris Software CD 2of2 and the Solaris DVD at the location:  


Located in the EA/products directory are subdirectories that contain each EA product. Each product subdirectory includes a README with further information about that particular EA product.