Re: [zones-discuss] Re: [zfs-discuss] Downsides to zone roots on ZFS?

2007-02-08 Thread Jerry Jelinek
Ivan Buetler wrote: Is this true for OpenSolaris? My experience: I was trying to upgrade from SunOS 5.11 snv_28 to SunOS 5.11 snv_54 where my NGZ zone roots were set to a zfs mount point like below: NAME USED AVAIL REFER MOUNTPOINT zpool 93.8G 40.1G26K

Re: [zones-discuss] Re: [zfs-discuss] Downsides to zone roots on ZFS?

2007-02-08 Thread Jerry Jelinek
Ivan Buetler wrote: Jerry, Thank you for your response. See my zonecfg of the named NGZ here: [EMAIL PROTECTED] ~ # zonecfg -z named export create -b set zonepath=/zpool/zones/named set autoboot=true add inherit-pkg-dir set dir=/lib end add inherit-pkg-dir set dir=/platform end add

Re: [zones-discuss] Re: [zfs-discuss] Downsides to zone roots on ZFS?

2007-02-08 Thread Rich Teer
On Thu, 8 Feb 2007, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Many thanks for answering my question. Hopefully my noisy X4200 will be installed in the data centre tomorrow (Thursday); I had a set back today while fighting with the Remote Console feature of ILOM 1.1.1 (i.e., it doesn't work). :-( Just ssh

Re: [zones-discuss] Re: [zfs-discuss] Downsides to zone roots on ZFS?

2007-02-08 Thread Casper . Dik
That's how I usually use the console on the X4200. However, that arrangement doesn't work when one wants to (re)install Solaris. Unless there's a way of telling the installer to use the serial console while booting from DVD, rather than using the GUI? I thought there were a grub use ttya and

Re: [zones-discuss] Re: [zfs-discuss] Downsides to zone roots on ZFS?

2007-02-08 Thread Rich Teer
On Thu, 8 Feb 2007, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I thought there were a grub use ttya and use ttyb line on the DVD? Yes but one needs to be able to see that menu in order to select the correct item first. A chicken-and-egg situation! Not that it matters so much for this case now, as I've hooked

Re: [zones-discuss] Re: [zfs-discuss] Downsides to zone roots on ZFS?

2007-02-08 Thread Casper . Dik
Yes but one needs to be able to see that menu in order to select the correct item first. A chicken-and-egg situation! But the console redirection setting in the BIOS should address that, right? Casper ___ zones-discuss mailing list

Re: [zones-discuss] Re: [zfs-discuss] Downsides to zone roots on ZFS?

2007-02-07 Thread John Clingan
Jerry Jelinek wrote: Rich, Rich Teer wrote: Hi all, Last time I checked, having one's zone roots (zonepaths) on ZFS file systems was not a recommended practice, despite the fact that this works. IIRC, the problem was that the upgrade code didn't grok zfs and would therefore get terribly

Re: [zones-discuss] Re: [zfs-discuss] Downsides to zone roots on ZFS?

2007-02-07 Thread Jerry Jelinek
John Clingan wrote: This is incorrect. All S10 updates have supported upgrading systems with zones. I believe what you are thinking of is that live-upgrade does not support upgrading systems with zones. This is being fixed in the next S10 update. It is already fixed in nevada. Which Nevada

Re: [zones-discuss] Re: [zfs-discuss] Downsides to zone roots on ZFS?

2007-02-07 Thread John Clingan
Do you know which nevada build that will be? Thanks! John Clingan Sun Microsystems Sent from mobile phone. -Original Message- From: Lori Alt [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subj: Re: [zones-discuss] Re: [zfs-discuss] Downsides to zone roots on ZFS? Date: Wed Feb 7, 2007 2:51 pm Size: 1K

Re: [zones-discuss] Re: [zfs-discuss] Downsides to zone roots on ZFS?

2007-02-07 Thread Ivan Buetler
Is this true for OpenSolaris? My experience: I was trying to upgrade from SunOS 5.11 snv_28 to SunOS 5.11 snv_54 where my NGZ zone roots were set to a zfs mount point like below: NAME USED AVAIL REFER MOUNTPOINT zpool 93.8G 40.1G26K /zpool zpool/zones