System Administration Guide, Volume 1

What's New in Disk Management?

This section describes features introduced in the Solaris 8 release.

IA: Support for Large Disks

This Solaris release fully uses disks larger than 8 Gbytes because of improved BIOS interfaces. Previously, the following limitations impacted IA based systems running the Solaris Intel Platform Edition:

Both of these restrictions have been removed on systems with improved BIOSes.

See Solaris 8 (Intel Platform Edition) Installation Guide for more information.