Solaris 10 What's New

x86: PowerNow! CPU Performance Management

Starting with this release, AMD's PowerNow! technology is supported on the Solaris OS. PowerNow! support enables Solaris platform users to manage the power consumption of their Opteron 10h family of processors by adjusting the processor operating frequency and voltage according to the task being performed.

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