Solaris 10 What's New

System Performance Enhancements

The following system performance features and enhancements have been added to the Solaris 10 11/06 release.

SPARC: Watchdog Timer for Sun4V

This feature provides system wide watchdog timer functionality. The watchdog timer will be continually reset by the kernel. Failure to reset the timer by the kernel before it expires will result in the system getting reset.