Solaris 10 What's New

x86: Enhanced Speedstep CPU Power Management

Starting with this release, Intel's Enhanced SpeedstepTM technology is supported on the Solaris OS. Enhanced Speedstep support enables Solaris platform users to manage the power consumption of their Intel processors by lowering the processor frequency during idle periods.

For more information about how to enable Solaris CPU power management, see the power.conf(4) man page.