Re: [zones-discuss] Zone installation problem.

2006-12-06 Thread Chris Greenman
That was kinda my thinking too but I guess an lofs mount would do the same thing. Quick question though, what is the major different between an inherit-pkg-dir and an lofs mount? This is one area of zones I haven't really researched that well. --- Mike Gerdts [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: As I

Re: [zones-discuss] Zone installation problem.

2006-12-06 Thread Chris Greenman
Sorry for not posting back to the list. Yes indeed, this was the problem. /opt/csw/var and /usr/local did NOT exist in the global zone. Thanks to James Carlson for first pointing this out. Have you verified that there is actually an /opt/csw/var directory in /opt/csw in the global zone?

Re: [zones-discuss] Zone installation problem.

2006-12-07 Thread Chris Greenman
So am I right in assuming: inherit-pkg-dir = pkg install from global zone installs the files in the global zone and simply updates the package database in the non-global zone. and lofs = a package install from the global zone installs the files in the global zone then tries to install the files

Re: [zones-discuss] Inherit-pkg-dir vs. lofs mount (was: Zone installation problem.)

2006-12-07 Thread Chris Greenman
Well let me pose a question to you then. I'm planning on running Mysql5 in a NGZ. The blastwave package for Mysql5 includes the SMF service definition to fire everything up. From what you described, wouldn't make more sense to use an inherit-pkg-dir since that will force the package instance to

Re: [zones-discuss] How to get new ZFS Solaris 10 U3 features going from Solaris 10 U2

2006-12-15 Thread Chris Greenman
From my understanding, the only way is to perform a system upgrade (regular or live upgrade). Also you WILL NOT be able to upgrade any zones. You best bet for that is to save all your application data and zone configs and rebuild the zones after upgrading the global zone. If anyone has any

Re: [zones-discuss] How to get new ZFS Solaris 10 U3 features going from Solaris 10 U2

2006-12-17 Thread Chris Greenman
:-( . --- Jeff Victor [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Chris Greenman wrote: From my understanding, the only way is to perform a system upgrade (regular or live upgrade). Also you WILL NOT be able to upgrade any zones. You best bet for that is to save all your application data and zone configs