Solaris 10 What's New

Device Management Enhancements

The following device management feature has been added to the Solaris 10 10/09 release.

iSCSI Initiator SMF Service

A new SMF service, under FMRI svc:/network/iscsi/initiator:default is introduced to control the availability of iSCSI devices. The SMF service also controls the timing to start discovery and enumeration of iSCSI devices during OS start—up.

Other services that rely on the availability of iSCSI devices can customize their dependency on the this new iSCSI Initiator services. For more information see, the iscsi(7D) man page.

LSI 6180 Controller Support in Solaris MPxIO

Starting with the Solaris 10 10/09 release, Solaris MPxIO supports the LSI 6180 controller-based storage arrays.