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Re: [zones-discuss] opensolaris zones cookbook

Subject: Re: [zones-discuss] opensolaris zones cookbook
From: Mike Futerko
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2008 19:28:43 +0300
Hello

>> Jerry Jelinek wrote:
>>> 3) Zones are only supported in ZFS.  This means that the zonepath
>>>     must be a dataset.  For example, if the zonepath for your
>>>     zone is /export/zones/foo, then /export/zones must be a dataset.
>>>     The zones code will then create the foo dataset and all the
>>>     underlying datasets when you install the zone.
>>>   
>> Is this true only on OpenSolaris? Or it applies to normal Nevada as 
>> well? Also, is this what's planned for S10 in the future?
> 
> Zoram,
> 
> This only applies to opensolaris.  Nothing has changed
> in nevada or S10 and these changes will never appear
> in either of those releases.  These changes are for
> ipkg-branded zones, which are only in opensolaris and
> which use IPS.  Nevada and s10 native-branded zones use
> SVR4 packaging to install and upgrade.


How to identify is it OpenSolaris or Nevada? I've just finished LU from
snv_85 to snv_99 and wondering will my zones boot or not when I switch
to snv_99?


Thanks,
Mike
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