Friday, October 31, 2008

Solaris 10 10/08

Solaris 10 10/08 aka Update 6 is finally out - you can download it from here.
Among many new features and updates couple of my favorites:

  • LSI Mega SAS driver (Dell PERC 5/E, 5/I, 6E, 6I among others)
  • Root filesystem on ZFS
  • ZFS send enhacements (recursive send, cumulative incrementals, etc.)
  • ZFS failmode property - wait, continue or panic in case of catastrophic pool failure
  • zpool history -l pool - additionally provides user name, hostname and zone name
  • ZFS slogs
  • ZFS Hot-Plug support - hands-free disk auto-replacement
  • ZFS GZIP compression
There are many other enhancements, check below URLs for more information on them.

What's New by update
New Features in U6
What's New

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