Re: [zones-discuss] zone stuck in 'mounted' state

2006-06-28 Thread Dan Price
On Wed 28 Jun 2006 at 10:05PM, Dick Davies wrote: How do I get a zone out of 'mounted' state? Can't find it on any of the state transition diagrams. # zoneadm -z vera1 $ANYTHING zoneadm: zone 'vera1': $ANYTHING operation is invalid for zones in state 'mounted' zoneadm: zone 'vera1': call

Re: [zones-discuss] monitoring local zone crash with global kthread?

2006-06-30 Thread Dan Price
On Fri 30 Jun 2006 at 02:53PM, Glen Kriekenbeck wrote: I'm working with an ISV who asks: We have a kernel module which we need to modify to support non-global zones. [This kernel module implements a file system,] and on normal shutdowns the unmount will let us know this Zone is no longer

Re: [zones-discuss] Re: Proposal: Zone Boot Arguments II

2006-07-23 Thread Dan Price
On Sat 22 Jul 2006 at 02:06PM, Manish Agrawal wrote: Is there a timeframe when it will be possible to specify boot parameters in the zone configuration. I plan to use zones in a classroom environment and would like to script the process of destroying existing zones and recreating them at the

[zones-discuss] Some more Historical ARC cases published

2006-07-27 Thread Dan Price
[Note: As historical ARC cases get published, a notification is posted to arc-discuss (and in this case also zones-discuss.] As part of our team commitment to open development practices, the Zones team is busy publishing as much of our historical design

Re: [zones-discuss] zones and network interfaces

2006-07-28 Thread Dan Price
On Fri 28 Jul 2006 at 03:18PM, Madhura Limaye wrote: Hello, I wanted to know if there can be a possibility of a non-global zone dying abruptly, similar to a system going down due to a panic? In short, no. If there is, can I expect that even in such a situation, any network interfaces

[zones-discuss] [[today's email storm]]

2006-09-20 Thread Dan Price
Hi folks, Note that you're seeing a lot of email to zones-discuss today because we're shifting over (for non-members) from the queue-and-moderate model to the you must be a member model. Some mails from non-members have regrettably been in the queue a long time. At least some of those are now

Re: [zones-discuss] Solaris Express?

2006-09-25 Thread Dan Price
On Mon 25 Sep 2006 at 01:51AM, Nergal Dimitri wrote: Can I get the feature of administrating privileges for zones (set limitpriv=...) by using Solaris Express? As others have said, yes. ...and anyone know ETA for Solaris 10 release 7 ? I'm not sure what you mean by release 7. Solaris 10

Re: [zones-discuss] Re: I'm dancin' in the streets

2006-09-26 Thread Dan Price
On Tue 26 Sep 2006 at 09:24PM, Anantha N. Srirama wrote: I've found a small bug in the ZFS Zones integration in Sol10 06/06 release. This evening I started tweaking my configuration to make it consistent (I like orthogonal naming standards) and hit upon this situation: - Setup a ZFS clone

Re: [zones-discuss] Company offering Zones hosting

2006-10-05 Thread Dan Price
On Thu 05 Oct 2006 at 07:16PM, Alan Burlison wrote: Someone using Solaris 10 Zones for hosting provision, cool to see someone building a business around Zones. (No, I'm not affiliated with them in any way, neither have I used their services - just thought it was interesting ;-)

Re: [zones-discuss] zone management and security

2006-10-13 Thread Dan Price
On Fri 13 Oct 2006 at 02:04PM, Brian Kolaci wrote: [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I propose that zlogin be split into two different programs, one for console access and one for running programs and/or shell. A simple way to do this (and would be backward compatible) would be to create a hard link

[zones-discuss] Heads-Up: PSARC case coming...

2006-10-23 Thread Dan Price
Hi folks, I'd like to try an experiment. As you may know, projects destined to integrate into OpenSolaris which cause interface or architectural change must be run through the ARC (architectural review committee) process. To learn more about ARC, see

[zones-discuss] PSARC/2006/598 Swap resource control; locked memory RM improvements

2006-10-25 Thread Dan Price
I am pleased to sponsor the following case for Steve Lawrence. This case improves memory resource management and further integrates memory RM with Zones. The interfaces are Commited (for the rctls and zonecfg(1m) properties) and Uncommitted (for the kstats and changes to the output of

Re: [zones-discuss] PSARC/2006/598 Swap resource control; locked memory RM improvements

2006-10-26 Thread Dan Price
On Thu 26 Oct 2006 at 11:50AM, Steve Lawrence wrote: size of process image is pretty meaningless. If we can change pr_size to be swap reserved by process, then we could change SIZE to SWAP for all prstat(1m) output. Would such a change to psinfo_t be reasonable? You'd have to check in with

Re: [zones-discuss] feedback requested: syslogging zone state transitions...

2006-10-27 Thread Dan Price
On Fri 27 Oct 2006 at 09:11PM, Peter Memishian wrote: So here are my questions: - Do you think this is useful? - Do you think the log level (Info) is right? daemon.info is *not* logged by default, whereas notice is. (So basically: do you want these

Re: [zones-discuss] feedback requested: syslogging zone state transitions...

2006-10-27 Thread Dan Price
On Fri 27 Oct 2006 at 06:21PM, Dan Price wrote: Encouraging programmatic use of syslog seems a step in the wrong direction to me. Surely we can provide a better mechanism to notify them of state changes? Such as? I guess my larger point is that I haven't seen us take steps

Re: [zones-discuss] Re: [networking-discuss] Re: [crossbow-discuss] Design review of IP Instances part of Crossbow

2006-11-03 Thread Dan Price
On Fri 03 Nov 2006 at 09:42AM, Erik Nordmark wrote: Thus if instead of using zonecfg to configure the boundary of the zone, things were spread across different commands (use dladm to assign link names to zones, use some zpool command to assign pools to zones, use zfs commands to assign zfs

Re: [zones-discuss] Re: [networking-discuss] Re: [crossbow-discuss] Design review of IP Instances part of Crossbow

2006-11-04 Thread Dan Price
On Fri 03 Nov 2006 at 04:57PM, Erik Nordmark wrote: Dan Price wrote: 'list -i' religiously follows this idiosyncratic approach ;-) We have a plan to add 'zoneadm info' or some such to display all the runtime attributes of running zones. Hopefully we'll get to that in the next 12 months

Re: [zones-discuss] zone clone zfs best practices?

2006-11-28 Thread Dan Price
On Tue 28 Nov 2006 at 08:09PM, Peter Baer Galvin wrote: Hi, quick question on how best to use zone cloning with zfs. I've played with creating a master zone and then cloning it before its first boot. That seems to work fine. I'd rather create a master zone, boot it to walk through the smf

Re: [zones-discuss] ?: named pipes between zones using shared filesystem

2006-12-11 Thread Dan Price
On Mon 11 Dec 2006 at 04:14PM, Jeff Victor wrote: Mike, do you have a working code snippet that I can test? I have a 6/06 system, a Nevada build50 system, and can create others. I could write the code myself, but if you already have a tested sample... Isn't this not working because named

Re: [zones-discuss] Re: RE: ?: named pipes between zones using shared filesystem

2006-12-12 Thread Dan Price
On Tue 12 Dec 2006 at 06:30PM, Steffen Weiberle wrote: Jerry Jelinek wrote On 12/12/06 16:54,: Steffen Weiberle wrote: Is it safe to generalize that non-LOFS file systems in Solaris 10 do not allow cross-zone interaction? procfs does not. namefs does not. tmpfs does not. sockfs does not.

Re: [zones-discuss] Re: RE: ?: named pipes between zones using shared filesystem

2006-12-12 Thread Dan Price
On Tue 12 Dec 2006 at 03:58PM, Dan Price wrote: Steffen, Probably you should review the duckhorn documentation (All of which has been forwarded to zones-discuss, and which are also available here: http://www.opensolaris.org/os/community/zones/zones_design_docs) and our Dec 4 KTD, the slides

Re: [zones-discuss] Globle Zone information from Local Zone

2007-01-18 Thread Dan Price
On Thu 18 Jan 2007 at 01:11AM, prakash wrote: How to see Globle Zone information from Local Zone ? Which information? Any command to see the Globle zone name from local zone ? The zone name of the global zone is always global. Note that the host name and the zone name are not the same thing.

Re: [zones-discuss] Re: Zones on NFS

2007-01-23 Thread Dan Price
On Mon 22 Jan 2007 at 11:03PM, Ben Rockwood wrote: Still looking for a quasi-official answer on this. Again, the questions that need specific answers to are: A) Why, specifically, can't Non-global roots be placed on NFS? The problem is with the attribution of the NFS traffic-- the zone

Re: [Fwd: Re: [zones-discuss] Re: zonemgr -s syntax]

2007-01-25 Thread Dan Price
On Wed 24 Jan 2007 at 02:00PM, The Real Warren Belfer wrote: We install the Core and add the 10 or so packages needed to get zones. I assume that other customers might well do the same thing. My desire is to have zones be part of the core in Nevada, possibly by folding them right into

Re: [Fwd: Re: [zones-discuss] Re: zonemgr -s syntax]

2007-01-25 Thread Dan Price
On Wed 24 Jan 2007 at 01:04PM, The Real Warren Belfer wrote: John Clingan wrote: If we had used ksh, I am sure we would have gotten the bash question :) Developer preference I suppose. If you still have issues, blame Brad. He started it :) Hi, Well, shouldn't system utilities be

Re: [zones-discuss] New zone, sysidtool:net isn't starting

2007-01-29 Thread Dan Price
On Mon 29 Jan 2007 at 04:07PM, Tim Cook wrote: Help??? What did I do wrong here? Tim, Thanks for giving it a spin-- the usability feedback is good. You are doing well so far-- now log into the zone on console (zlogin -C z1) and answer the system identification questions so the zone knows its

Re: [zones-discuss] configure tape drive under a zone ?

2007-01-31 Thread Dan Price
On Wed 31 Jan 2007 at 01:22PM, prakash wrote: HI, Any one came across.., Need to configure a tape drive under a zone, I have a machine with 4 zones, each zone will have seprate network and seprate tape drive to take backup how to achive this, if any one have idea please share with me

Re: [zones-discuss] Capped memory observability

2007-02-06 Thread Dan Price
On Mon 05 Feb 2007 at 10:17PM, Mike Gerdts wrote: I just got a chance to start playing with the capped memory resource controls in build 56. At first blush, this looks to be *very* good stuff. My initial testing included some very basic single process memory hog tests and multiple process

Re: [zones-discuss] SSH port-forwarding into zone

2007-03-05 Thread Dan Price
On Mon 05 Mar 2007 at 02:11PM, Ed Pate wrote: Can SSH sessions do port forwarding when connecting to a zone? Is this not possible due to the restricted environment in a zone? Yes to the first, no to the second. That is -- SSH will act just the same as on any other host. -dp --

Re: [zones-discuss] QFS + zones

2007-03-06 Thread Dan Price
On Tue 06 Mar 2007 at 07:19PM, Rafa wrote: Hi, I have the following questions: Can be a zone configured in a QFS file system ? Probably, although the caveat is that the zone might not be upgradeable if you do an OS upgrade-- in that case, you would need to reinstall the zone. Can

Re: [zones-discuss] Supported way to get setuid/setgid in inherit-pkg-dir filesystems?

2007-03-11 Thread Dan Price
On Sun 11 Mar 2007 at 02:05PM, Stephen Hahn wrote: I couldn't find this in the FAQ, and don't want to experiment with mixing fs and inherit-pkg-dir directives. Is there a way to get the inherit-pkg-dir filesystems to preserve the setuid/setgid bits (so that /usr/lib/sendmail is

Re: [zones-discuss] V440/Zones Capacity

2007-03-13 Thread Dan Price
On Tue 13 Mar 2007 at 04:46PM, Morris Hooten - SLS Business Infrastructure wrote: Based on curent use cases and experienced users of containers how many sparse root zones could be run on a sunfire 440 wit h4x 1.3 ghz cpus and 16gb ram? i currently have 10 sparse zones with all running a

Re: [zones-discuss] V440/Zones Capacity

2007-03-13 Thread Dan Price
On Tue 13 Mar 2007 at 08:44PM, Jim Mauro wrote: The only correct way to do capacity planning is to plot application throughput with system utilization. Maybe you can run 40 Zones each with a webserver, and a database Zone, or maybe 4. Or 1. It's completely workload dependent. Yes, I agree

Re: [zones-discuss] Re: [install-discuss] DHCP Server in zone, WAS: Install software from SXCE DVD?

2007-03-17 Thread Dan Price
On Sat 17 Mar 2007 at 04:47PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The IP Instances part of project crossbow deliver the feature to have a zone have its own view of the stack. It is available as a BFU on top of NV, but not yet integrated into NV. This is slightly inaccurate: I allows each zone to have

Re: [zones-discuss] Re: [install-discuss] DHCP Server in zone, WAS: Install software from SXCE DVD?

2007-03-17 Thread Dan Price
On Sat 17 Mar 2007 at 08:02PM, James Carlson wrote: Dan Price writes: - Currently must be tied to a physical NIC -- in other words you must dedicate a real NIC (not a logical interface) to each IP instance you want to run. This limitation is expected

Re: [zones-discuss] Any plans for a Vmotion-like Zone migration tool?

2007-03-20 Thread Dan Price
On Wed 21 Mar 2007 at 10:50AM, Rodney Lindner wrote: The Xen project seems to have been quite for a while. Does anyone know what is happening? xen-discuss would be the place to ask. -dp -- Daniel Price - Solaris Kernel Engineering - [EMAIL PROTECTED] - blogs.sun.com/dp

Re: [zones-discuss] iscsi on zone

2007-04-17 Thread Dan Price
On Tue 17 Apr 2007 at 02:50PM, cedric briner wrote: nevada build: 61 hello the list, can we issue this commands inside a zone: - iscsiadm - devfs i iscsi? Since I'm trying to build up a cheap and reliable *san* based on zfs, iscsi nfs. When I try the follow: #iscsiadm list

Re: [zones-discuss] Zones on NFS

2007-04-17 Thread Dan Price
On Tue 17 Apr 2007 at 09:32PM, Jason King wrote: It sounds like (at least based on the description) that the 'Filesystem driven device naming' project might be able to address /dev -- it implies that /dev would become a pseudo-fs that could perhaps be mounted in a zone (with only the correct

Re: [zones-discuss] Zones on NFS

2007-04-17 Thread Dan Price
On Wed 18 Apr 2007 at 12:45AM, Nicolas Williams wrote: That said, I know of one customer that lofi-mounts zone roots from NFS-accessed image files. Zones on NFS, in a roundabout way. Not for the faint of heart, that, but they've offered to contribute the scripts that they use to manage this

Re: [zones-discuss] Re: Changing the date of a nonglobal zone

2007-04-26 Thread Dan Price
On Thu 26 Apr 2007 at 12:43PM, Rayson Ho wrote: On 4/24/07, Dan Price [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: No, it's not possible to do so. However, the time zone can be set independently between zones. Having a different date/time settings for non-global zones seems to be a commonly requested feature

Re: [zones-discuss] Query urgent : To restrict the no of processes in a zone]

2007-05-08 Thread Dan Price
On Tue 08 May 2007 at 12:38PM, Nagaprasanna A wrote: 3) Now Cu comes back with the below query : My requirement is the ability to restrict the total number of processes per zone(as per details in your link). When will the above be implemented in Solaris 10 ? zone.max-lwps limits the

Re: [zones-discuss] sol10u3 resulting local zones no syslog or nfs

2007-05-09 Thread Dan Price
On Wed 09 May 2007 at 09:55AM, Stephen Hahn wrote: * Michael Barrett [EMAIL PROTECTED] [2007-05-09 08:43]: Just your normal stuff but no nfs or syslog. I do see that sysidtool:net is offline. I'm guessing this is my issue. svc:/system/sysidtool:net (sysidtool) State: offline since

Re: [zones-discuss] Default RM controls for Containers?

2007-05-10 Thread Dan Price
On Thu 10 May 2007 at 03:58PM, Bob Netherton wrote: On Thu, 2007-05-10 at 14:11 -0400, Jeff Victor wrote: However, this model does not solve the problem that is documented in Clarkson's paper: the out-of-the-box experience does not protect well-behaved zones from poorly-behaved zones,

Re: [zones-discuss] Default RM controls for Containers?

2007-05-10 Thread Dan Price
On Thu 10 May 2007 at 04:21PM, Jerry Jelinek wrote: of the other controls is trickier although I think Dan's idea of scaling these based on the system makes it easier. We might also want to think about scaling based on the number of running zones. Another way to look at it (and I think what

Re: [zones-discuss] FSS question

2007-05-17 Thread Dan Price
On Thu 17 May 2007 at 06:28PM, Ramesh Mudradi wrote: Hi I have a non-global zone binded to a pool with pset.min=4 and pset.max=16. I am running the script to flog the cpu of nonglobal zone from http://www.brendangregg.com/Zones/zoneflogcpu Before running the script, the non-global

Re: [zones-discuss] Re: FSS question

2007-05-18 Thread Dan Price
On Fri 18 May 2007 at 08:25AM, Gary Pennington wrote: There doesn't appear to be an objective set for poold. At a minimum you should read the libpool manpage (man libpool(3LIB)) and understand the section on setting system.poold.objectives. I would suggest that for this scenario you should

Re: [zones-discuss] Re: Installing zones: insane dependencies

2007-05-27 Thread Dan Price
On Sun 27 May 2007 at 04:46PM, Manish Agrawal wrote: I ran into this issue when I created zones in Nevada (build 63). It appears that there is one java process for each zone. I am not sure of the relationship between java and zones, but there was only 1 java process visible in the global zone

Re: [zones-discuss] Memory limits for zones?

2007-06-18 Thread Dan Price
On Mon 18 Jun 2007 at 01:56PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Can someone tell me when memory limits will be supported in zones in Solaris 10? I'm looking for when the new zone resource management was or will be made available. Specify the memory limits for the zone my-zone. zonecfg:my-zone*

Re: [zones-discuss] lofi devices broken after patching

2007-06-18 Thread Dan Price
On Mon 18 Jun 2007 at 12:52PM, Ron Halstead wrote: On Friday, June 15, 07, I patched the global zone on a machine with 2 local zones. The global zone has 4 file systems connected (but not mounted) from a 3320 storage array. Using lofiadm -a, i created 4 devices which I imported to the local

[zones-discuss] Re: [perf-discuss] Poor zone performance in small servers

2007-06-19 Thread Dan Price
On Tue 19 Jun 2007 at 09:37PM, Luke Schwab wrote: Hi, I have recently been running performance tests with zones on several Sun servers. (280's and 880's), 2 CPU and 8CPUs respectively. On my 280 servers (2CPU machines), I installed and booted 3 zones and I get poor performance on across

Re: [zones-discuss] zone info question

2007-07-06 Thread Dan Price
On Fri 06 Jul 2007 at 12:15PM, Jerry Jelinek wrote: Russ Petruzzelli wrote: In a script I'd like to run prtdiag if I am in a global zone. Is there a zoneadm command to tell me what kind of zone I'm in? It's not jumping out at me in the zoneadm help. eg: if [[ globalzone ==

Re: [zones-discuss] Setting up a testing environment for a P2P application

2007-07-06 Thread Dan Price
On Fri 06 Jul 2007 at 01:10PM, Jeff Victor wrote: - We are planning to test 1000 nodes (=containers) on a 2 GB RAM Athlon Dual Core 4.2 GHz machine. Is that possible? I'll make a stronger statement than JeffS: a Solaris container requires at least 20MB of RAM to boot and start up even

Re: [zones-discuss] Running zonename command in an alternate root

2007-07-26 Thread Dan Price
On Thu 26 Jul 2007 at 05:04PM, James Carlson wrote: Here's a code snippet : ZONECMD=${PKG_INSTALL_ROOT}/usr/bin/zonename That's the broken part. That should be just: ZONECMD=/usr/bin/zonename I'm lacking context here, slightly, but... Isn't it also broken to be calling

Re: [zones-discuss] zonecfg question

2007-08-02 Thread Dan Price
On Thu 02 Aug 2007 at 10:35AM, Yanakiev, Vladimir wrote: Yes, John, that's my understanding too - zonecfg is supposed delete both the entry in the index file, and the xml. But, somehow we ended with this awkward status. It makes sense to me if zonecfg detects such status, to send one extra

Re: [zones-discuss] Can the network interface of a local zone geta dynamic ipv4 address?

2007-08-02 Thread Dan Price
On Fri 03 Aug 2007 at 12:39PM, Lu, Baolu wrote: Thanks for reply. I use snv_68 32 bits. The zonecfg doesn't support set ip-type command. Which build is this feature available since on? Since Build 57. Are you sure it isn't there? Try this: zonecfg help set|grep ip You should

Re: [zones-discuss] [brandz-discuss] Creating a Virtualization Community Group

2007-08-07 Thread Dan Price
On Tue 07 Aug 2007 at 04:29PM, Nils Nieuwejaar wrote: On Tue 08/07/07 at 16:18 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Discussion on the OGB-discuss list regarding creating a LDOM (Logical Domain) Community, has again brought up the question of whether to form a combined virtualization community

Re: [zones-discuss] [brandz-discuss] Creating a Virtualization Community Group

2007-08-07 Thread Dan Price
On Tue 07 Aug 2007 at 04:14PM, Tony Kay wrote: Hi Russ On 7 Aug 2007, at 15:14, Russ Petruzzelli wrote: [EMAIL PROTECTED] often discusses virtualization in a general sense. I often see people bring up questions regarding comparing different virtualization implementations. It is

Re: [zones-discuss] Wiki

2007-08-08 Thread Dan Price
On Wed 08 Aug 2007 at 05:31PM, Andrew Dishong wrote: I have created a Containers Wiki, please take a look and contribute often. Please read the policies regarding posting material, thanks andy That's interesting, but I think it would be nice if you talked to the community *first* before

Re: [zones-discuss] Setting the time in a Zone (or Container)

2007-08-17 Thread Dan Price
On Fri 17 Aug 2007 at 10:36AM, Rayson Ho wrote: Timewarp Zones will eventually be in a future version of Solaris: http://blogs.sun.com/dank/entry/28_days_later http://blogs.sun.com/dank/entry/the_semantics_of_time_independent http://blogs.sun.com/dank/entry/back_to_the_future_timewarp

Re: [zones-discuss] Correct procedure to remove a ZFS file system from a non-global zone

2007-09-07 Thread Dan Price
On Fri 07 Sep 2007 at 04:08PM, Dan Price wrote: On Fri 07 Sep 2007 at 11:53AM, Ril wrote: I posted this query to the ZFS discussion forum, but got no replies -- perhaps this is more of question about zones than zfs: I followed the procedure to add a ZFS dataset to a non-global, whole

Re: [zones-discuss] how long would it take to install a zone on Sun

2007-09-19 Thread Dan Price
On Tue 18 Sep 2007 at 11:06PM, sunnie wrote: After reading some material about zoneadm clone, it seems to me that such a fast zone creation requires the template zone to be on a zfs file system. However, if not, anything else can help speed up installing zone? Especially, at present, my SUNOS

Re: [zones-discuss] how long would it take to install a zone on Sun

2007-09-19 Thread Dan Price
On Wed 19 Sep 2007 at 10:21AM, Steffen Weiberle wrote: Hi Dick, Dick Davies wrote: On 19/09/2007, Steffen Weiberle [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On ZFS, with Nevada, a snapshot and then clone is created, so it is very fast. That's also the case in Solaris 10 update 4, I believe.

Re: [zones-discuss] list of default /dev nodes in non-global zones

2007-09-19 Thread Dan Price
On Wed 19 Sep 2007 at 06:05PM, Sebastien Roy wrote: I'm working on adding a new service which runs in a non-global zone, and which uses a control device in /dev. How do I arrange for this /dev node to appear in non-global zones? Check out /usr/lib/brand/native/platform.xml, which defines

Re: [zones-discuss] unable to rsh into zone2

2007-09-27 Thread Dan Price
On Thu 27 Sep 2007 at 08:24AM, James Carlson wrote: [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Anyone know how to start the restarter? You don't need to, and doing it wouldn't help. Instead, you need to use zlogin -C zone2 to connect to the zone's console and answer the questions that sysidtool is asking.

Re: [zones-discuss] ps -Z is broken

2007-09-30 Thread Dan Price
On Sat 29 Sep 2007 at 11:44AM, Peter Tribble wrote: OK, I've seen Andy's reply in the pgrep thread, so basically I believe we should just print out the whole zone name. In other words, %8.8s becomes %8s, and if it's short it will line up like it does at the moment. If it's long, it will be

Re: [zones-discuss] bug? zone wont create device files during boot

2007-10-01 Thread Dan Price
On Mon 01 Oct 2007 at 01:14PM, John Chase wrote: This has just been escalated as a P1 bug in 8/07. Indeed. And please accept our apologies that this bug slipped out. This was a case where a late performance fix wound up impacting correctness. We're still assessing why our test suite (and

Re: [zones-discuss] bug? zone wont create device files during boot

2007-10-03 Thread Dan Price
On Tue 02 Oct 2007 at 07:35AM, Konstantin Gremliza wrote: Someone earlier stated that this was also broken in SXDE-- as far as I know that is *not* the case. One of the reasons this has been a troublesome area is that in Nevada the /dev zones implementation is radically

Re: [zones-discuss] apache2 ignoring capped-memory

2007-11-08 Thread Dan Price
On Sun 04 Nov 2007 at 07:29PM, Mike Gerdts wrote: ZONEIDNPROC SWAP RSS MEMORY TIME CPU ZONE 5 37 270M 121M 9.5% 0:01:12 2.1% www 4 35 330M 80M 6.3% 0:03:58 3.8% helix 0 49 68M 93M 7.3% 0:37:10 0.8% global 3

Re: [zones-discuss] RFC on introducing getzoneidbyname(9f)....

2007-11-12 Thread Dan Price
On Mon 12 Nov 2007 at 01:54PM, Darren Reed wrote: Looking in usr/src/uts/common/os/zone.c, there are is a number of functions that have the words Public interface before them, such as: /* * Public function to retrieve the zone status. The zone status may * change after it is retrieved.

Re: [zones-discuss] bug? zone wont create device files during boot

2007-11-14 Thread Dan Price
On Fri 02 Nov 2007 at 07:23AM, Jerry Jelinek wrote: It sounds like you are hitting the following known bug: 6608977 Can't add device to non-global zone in S10 update 4 It looks like this is fixed in patch 125914-01 for x86 and patch 127111-03 for sparc, although 127111-03 isn't quite

Re: [zones-discuss] bug? zone wont create device files during boot

2007-11-14 Thread Dan Price
On Mon 01 Oct 2007 at 11:28AM, Dan Price wrote: So, stay tuned. We've been sorting this out for about a week now, and are at work on getting a patch out as fast as possible. For contract customers, filing an escalation on bug 6608977 should get you access to binary relief (in the form

Re: [zones-discuss] maxuproc

2008-02-14 Thread Dan Price
On Thu 14 Feb 2008 at 05:40PM, Mark Mulligan wrote: Yeah, zone.max-lwps stops the fork bombs if that's what you are trying to do. I showed it to a customer today. I set it arbitrarily high at 15,000, but well below the global default of ~31K. # zonecfg -z zone1 zonecfg:zone1 add rctl

Re: [zones-discuss] Lost network connectivity and NIC recognition

2008-03-20 Thread Dan Price
On Tue 18 Mar 2008 at 05:17PM, Anne Moore wrote: You're wrong here and you were wrong about the migration. Why can't you accept that!? You should be asking me HOW I did the entire thing so successfully than saying it can't be done. You should learn to WORK with the public engineers, not

Re: [zones-discuss] Sparse Full

2008-04-02 Thread Dan Price
On Wed 02 Apr 2008 at 09:06PM, Morris Hooten wrote: Is there a way to convert a sparse zone to root or just remove inherited lofs to GZ? I have a sparse zone I'd like to have it's own /usr Morris, At present there is no way to convert. But this is a use case I will keep in mind as we

Re: [zones-discuss] template tsoldef

2008-04-03 Thread Dan Price
On Thu 03 Apr 2008 at 11:16AM, Maciej Browarski wrote: Hello, I've opensolaris nv_84 and I look in /etc/zones and see template SUNWtsoldef, what for is this zone ? I believe it is part of the trusted extensions architecture, which relies upon zones. If you're not in Trusted Extensions

[zones-discuss] noteworthy: PSARC/2008/265 (pfiles and TLI)

2008-04-25 Thread Dan Price
It's hard to keep up with everything happening in the OpenSolaris universe-- for example, I missed this great PSARC case written by Peter Memishian: http://www.opensolaris.org/os/community/arc/caselog/2008/265/ The upshot of this is that pfiles(1) is soon going to be a lot more useful when

Re: [zones-discuss] rlogin service in zone

2008-05-01 Thread Dan Price
On Thu 01 May 2008 at 09:43PM, Nitin Ramannavar wrote: Hi Folks, I'm trying to enable the rlogin within a local zone. However I'm not able to enable the rlogin service because the sysidtool is not getting started correctly. Any clue?? bash-3.2# svcs -x svc:/system/sysidtool:net

Re: [zones-discuss] Fresh Solaris 9 installation in a Zone

2008-05-14 Thread Dan Price
On Wed 14 May 2008 at 05:51AM, James Litchfield wrote: Both of these require the Solaris 9 Containers software (p2v comes with the Containers software). The software has a 90 day free evaluation license but production use requires purchase of an annual license. Search for Solaris 9 Containers

Re: [zones-discuss] ipkg branded zones getting different bits then the GZ ?

2008-06-11 Thread Dan Price
On Tue 10 Jun 2008 at 08:18PM, isaac wrote: Ran into an interesting observation at a tradeshow today, where OpenSolaris 2008.05 has been installed. Then proceeded to create a zone. The installation phase of the zone reached out to pkg.opensolaris.org - and as part of that process we

Re: [zones-discuss] ipkg branded zones getting different bits then the GZ ?

2008-06-11 Thread Dan Price
On Wed 11 Jun 2008 at 10:07AM, Dan Price wrote: On Tue 10 Jun 2008 at 08:18PM, isaac wrote: Ran into an interesting observation at a tradeshow today, where OpenSolaris 2008.05 has been installed. Then proceeded to create a zone. The installation phase of the zone reached out

Re: [zones-discuss] can time be different in local zone?

2008-06-12 Thread Dan Price
On Thu 12 Jun 2008 at 05:54PM, Sanjay Akula wrote: Hi Users, I just have one question is it possible to have different time in local zone with out effecting the global zone time? Pl. advise me on this.. The time zone can be different; however you cannot independently set

Re: [zones-discuss] need input for zone update on attach

2008-06-19 Thread Dan Price
On Wed 18 Jun 2008 at 10:36PM, Mike Gerdts wrote: On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 8:47 AM, Steffen Weiberle [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am not sure I have an opinion yet, as I am not sure what major downgrade means. If that would allow you detach the zone from the new system and re-attach on the

Re: [zones-discuss] zoneadm confusion

2008-07-10 Thread Dan Price
On Thu 10 Jul 2008 at 02:42AM, Konstantin Gremliza wrote: Ok. I wrote a dtrace script to monitor zone states. The resulting automata is in the attachment. In the state down, we should still have a zsched (ps), but we should not have any mounted filesystems, which is true

Re: [zones-discuss] [osol-discuss] solaris 8 container installation failed

2008-08-08 Thread Dan Price
On Fri 08 Aug 2008 at 11:13AM, Edward Pilatowicz wrote: [Thu Aug 7 23:59:44 EDT 2008] Installing: This may take several minutes... [Thu Aug 7 23:59:44 EDT 2008] cd /zones/solaris8/root [Thu Aug 7 23:59:44 EDT 2008] do_flar /engr.flar uncompress: stdin: corrupt input This code

Re: [zones-discuss] Upgrading a ipkg brand zone

2008-09-10 Thread Dan Price
On Wed 10 Sep 2008 at 12:24PM, Luca Morettoni wrote: I have installed on my laptop (under OpenSolaris 2008.05, snv_95) a ipkg brand zone (default for that operating system) and all work fine. Now I have updated the system to the snv_96, but my zones are on version snv_95, there are some

Re: [zones-discuss] Programming for zones

2008-10-03 Thread Dan Price
On Fri 03 Oct 2008 at 03:27PM, Nick Kew wrote: In normal operation, copy-on-write gives us this model for free. Does copy-on-write work across a zone_enter()? Yes. In the past, we've had some efforts to improve separation, based on worker children running under different user IDs. See for

Re: [zones-discuss] zone 'build': WARNING: bge0:1: no matching subnet found in netmasks(4) for 10.0.3.215; using default of 255.0.0.0.

2008-11-24 Thread Dan Price
On Mon 24 Nov 2008 at 08:06AM, Alexander Skwar wrote: Good morning! I just booted my OpenSolaris 2008.11 rc1b snv_101a system and started a non-global zone, which I have. --($ ~)-- pfexec zoneadm -z build boot zone 'build': WARNING: bge0:1: no matching subnet found in netmasks(4) for

Re: [zones-discuss] heads-up: zlogin fails if root has no password (nv105)

2009-01-05 Thread Dan Price
On Mon 05 Jan 2009 at 03:08PM, Steffen Weiberle wrote: For my test zones, I usually don't set a password via /etc/sysidcfg. Usually I don't configure ssh to allow root login, and the zones are configured with limited network services (secure by default), so I don't worry. With build 105

[zones-discuss] Update Grants, Merge BrandZ and Zones Communities

2009-02-10 Thread Dan Price
(Credit to Alan Coopersmith and Liane-- from whom I've cribbed some of this) OGB election season is approaching again, so it's time to begin our annual review of Contributor Core Contributor grants for the Zones community. See BACKGROUND below for more background on this process. At this time

Re: [zones-discuss] Update Grants, Merge BrandZ and Zones Communities

2009-02-10 Thread Dan Price
On Tue 10 Feb 2009 at 03:28PM, Glenn Faden wrote: I would like to nominate myself as a Core Contributor, having implemented several zones features (labeled zones, defrouter, cross-zone FIFOs, etc.). FYI, Trusted Extensions is also using branded zones at this time and has an active case to

Re: [zones-discuss] Extending the install-package List on OpenSolaris

2009-02-17 Thread Dan Price
On Mon 16 Feb 2009 at 09:27PM, Detlef Drewanz wrote: Hi, playing around with Zones on OpenSolaris 2008.11 I have seen that /usr/lib/brand/ipkg/pkgcreatezone is responsible to find out which packages belong to a zone and will be installed. This list seems to be extended by the script line

Re: [zones-discuss] Update Grants, Merge BrandZ and Zones Communities

2009-02-23 Thread Dan Price
On Tue 10 Feb 2009 at 05:44PM, Steve Lawrence wrote: I vote +1 to all nominations, upgrades, and additions. Much thanks to Dan for tackling this. Sorry, I was busy and didn't have time to work on this. I believe we've reached the required votes, and I will forward to the OGB the results of

Re: [zones-discuss] IPKG Brand for S10/SX:CE

2009-04-23 Thread Dan Price
On Thu 23 Apr 2009 at 01:06PM, Ben Rockwood wrote: Jerry Jelinek wrote: Ben Rockwood wrote: One issue I did smack into that I don't fully understand yet is the syseventd service failing within the zone. I'm still trying to hash out how to solve that. Ben, The sysevent service

Re: [zones-discuss] IPKG Brand for S10/SX:CE

2009-04-23 Thread Dan Price
On Thu 23 Apr 2009 at 03:16PM, Ben Rockwood wrote: Excellent! That explains things. I know that syseventd doesn't run in zones, but in the past I've seen SMF scripts simply exiting if it was in a ngz, I wasn't sure how this was handled. Well, it doesn't actually explain

Re: [zones-discuss] solaris10 brand project proposal

2009-04-27 Thread Dan Price
On Mon 27 Apr 2009 at 07:03PM, Jerry Jelinek wrote: Robert, Robert Milkowski wrote: +1 !!! Thanks for voting for this. Belatedly, a big +1. Jerry, if you have not already, I can take this to the OGB for creation. -dp -- Daniel Price, Solaris Kernel Engineering

Re: [zones-discuss] high values for zones size in os2008.11

2009-04-30 Thread Dan Price
On Thu 30 Apr 2009 at 08:29AM, solarg wrote: hello all, i have a machine with os2008.11 that serves as a web server, and has many zones installed. I'm surprised by the size of zones: # zfs list NAME USED AVAIL REFER MOUNTPOINT

Re: [zones-discuss] [pkg-discuss] OpenSolaris zones - pkg and sysidcfg questions

2009-05-07 Thread Dan Price
On Thu 07 May 2009 at 11:41AM, Paul Southerby wrote: Hi, I'm able to install an Opensolaris zone guest, but the guest has about 99 pkgs as opposed to the global zone that has about 849 pkgs. Paul, We've made a choice to have zones be minimized by default. The 99 pkg zone guest almost

Re: [zones-discuss] pkg install AMP in a sparse zone

2009-05-17 Thread Dan Price
On Sat 16 May 2009 at 07:02PM, Julien Beauviala wrote: Hello, Installing the AMP stack (as in `pfexec pkg install AMP`) in a sparse zone (osol 111a) will fail, because /usr isn't available. Is there a way get around that, short of compiling everything by hand to some other place

Re: [zones-discuss] upgrading zone and /dev - /release part 2

2009-06-03 Thread Dan Price
On Wed 03 Jun 2009 at 04:19AM, Chris Josephes wrote: I'm trying to build a zone on a fresh install of 2009.06 and I'm seeing the exact same error. I'm using pkg.opensolaris.org/release as the authoritative repository, and it fails on the sanity check for the entire package. ERROR: Unable

Re: [zones-discuss] upgrading zone and /dev - /release part 2

2009-06-04 Thread Dan Price
On Thu 04 Jun 2009 at 06:04AM, Chris Josephes wrote: Okay, that worked. I eventually got the zone up and running, but I'll admit it was a little difference compared to my Solaris 10 experiences. I think I'll gradually adjust once I get a little more used to the IPS system. And hopefully,

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