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|System Administration Guide: Devices and File Systems Oracle Solaris 10 1/13 Information Library|
The following features are new or changed in this release.
USB 3.0 support is provided by the introduction of a new USB host controller driver, xhci, the enhancement of the hub driver, and the Oracle Solaris USB Architecture (USBA) framework. USB 3.0 hub and mass-storage devices can now work in USB 3.0 mode, when they are inserted into USB 3.0 ports. In addition, the legacy USB devices continue to work when they are connected to USB 3.0 ports, with the exception of USB audio devices. See Supported USB Features.