Solaris 7 (SPARC Platform Edition) Installation Library

Solaris 2.5.1 Release

Table 2-3 describes new and enhanced features of the Solaris 2.5.1 release.

Table 2-3 New Features in Solaris 2.5.1




Large user IDs and group ID 

The limit on User ID and Group ID values has been raised to 2147483647, or the maximum value of a signed integer. The nobody user and group (60001) and the no access user and group (60002) retain the same UIDs and GIDs as previous Solaris 2.x releases.


KCMS calibrator tool 

KCMS includes a loadable driver module for the X-Rite DTP92 Incident Colorimeter. The driver supports the X-Rite colorimeter, which connects to the serial port to obtain color measurement data.  

Includes new procedures for adding and removing color calibration modules to the system configuration file, OWconfig.