Re: [zones-discuss] Future directions of Zones?

2011-06-20 Thread Nico Williams
On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 12:01 PM, Orvar Korvar knatte_fnatte_tja...@yahoo.com wrote: There are speculations that future Microsoft Windows OS, will only be a kernel. And each program will be installed in an individual VM created for that program. Hence, the kernel would be minimalistic and not

Re: [zones-discuss] Has the restriction on sharing from a zone been removed yet?

2011-09-29 Thread Nico Williams
On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 7:53 AM, hung-sheng tsao laot...@gmail.com wrote: Why  only in s11? You probably have no idea how expensive a backport is. Not only does it require a fair bit of labor by talented engineers, it had an enormous cost of opportunity for the vendor: those engineers' talents

Re: [zones-discuss] Has the restriction on sharing from a zone been removed yet?

2011-09-29 Thread Nico Williams
On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 3:28 PM, Jeff Victor jeff.j.vic...@gmail.com wrote: The general rule is convince product management that there is a business reason to invest the engineer(s) and it will get done. IMO, for backports, the bar should be much higher. The vendor should compute the cost of

Re: [zones-discuss] Has the restriction on sharing from a zone been removed yet?

2011-09-29 Thread Nico Williams
On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 6:05 PM, Nico Williams n...@cryptonector.com wrote: So us S11. s/us/use/ ___ zones-discuss mailing list zones-discuss@opensolaris.org

Re: [zones-discuss] Has the restriction on sharing from a zone been removed yet?

2011-09-29 Thread Nico Williams
On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 5:44 PM, Ian Collins i...@ianshome.com wrote: But adding sbm server support to a zone isn't a backport, it's a new innovative feature! It's a backport if you want it in S10. I'm sure we aren't the only site who has consolidated older fileservers into zones and would